Hm, it struck me that one would better not be Belgian when inventing stuff.
This guy invented the Internet – and was all but forgotten; so many others were bestowed the fame.
These guys predicted the closure of the Standard Model – and the particle was named otherwise.
This guy, at last (actually, first), achieved fame for his invention. … Hey, there seems not to be any link on the ‘net to that great man Vanderslagmulders the inventor of the spare tire …! Oh did these fellows get credit again. There goes my argument. Or not even.