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Some Famous People with the surname of Willems

Dirk WillemsWiki Dirk Willems (???? 16 May 1569) was a martyred Anabaptist who is most famous for, after his escape from prison, turning around to rescue his pursuer, who had fallen through thin ice while chasing him.
Jan Frans WillemsWiki Jan Frans Willems (March 11, 1793 - June 24, 1846), Flemish writer and "father" of the Flemish movement.
Mo WillemsWiki Mo Willems (born February 11, 1968) is an American writer, animator, and children's books author/illustrator.
Eddy WillemsWiki Eddy Willems (born 1962) is a computer virus and malware expert from Belgium.
Ko WillemsWiki Jacobus ("Ko") Matheus Willems (October 27, 1900 in Amsterdam ? September 28, 1983 in Amsterdam) was a track cyclist from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.
Theo WillemsWiki Theodorus "Theo" Willems (February 22, 1891 ? April 12, 1960) was an archer from the Netherlands.
Pierre WillemsWiki Pierre Willems (born Maastricht, 6 January 1840; died Leuven, 23 February 1898) was a Dutch philologist and historian of Ancient Rome.
Menno WillemsWiki Menno Willems (born 10 March 1977 in Amsterdam) is a former Dutch professional footballer, who can play in defence or in midfield.
Ron WillemsWiki Ron Willems (born 20 September 1966 in Vaassen) is a former Dutch footballer.
Rein WillemsWiki Rein Willems (born 26 August 1945, Geleen) was President of Shell Nederland from 2003-2007.