Ingrid Seynhaeve (born Menen, 28 June 1973) is a Belgian model. In 1991, she won the Elite Look of the Year contest. Since then, she has appeared in advertisements for Guess?, Ralph Lauren, and Saks Fifth Avenue, in catalogs for Victoria's Secret, and on the covers of Elle, Amica, and Shape. Seynhaeve has walked for fashion shows such as Michael Kors, Carolina Herrera, Nicole Miller, Elie Saab, Victoria's Secret, Bella Freud, and Bill Blass.
Justine De Jonckheere (born 24 March 1992) is a Belgian model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Belgium 2011 and represented her country in the Miss Universe 2011 and Miss World 2011 pageants.
Ingeborg (born Ingeborg Thérèse Marguerite Sergeant, 15 October 1966, Menen) is a Belgian singer and television presenter, best known outside Belgium for her participation in the 1989 Eurovision Song Contest.
Baron Théophile Wahis (27 April 1844 – 26 January 1921) was a Belgian officer and civil servant.
Yves Chauvin (October 10, 1930 – January 27, 2015) was a French chemist and Nobel Prize laureate. He was honorary research director at the Institut français du pétrole and a member of the French Academy of Science. He was known for his work for deciphering the process of metathesis for which he was awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on 2005 along with Robert H. Grubbs and Richard R. Schrock.
Tony Sandler (born Lucien Joseph Santelé, 18 August 1933 in Lauwe, part of the city of Menen in Belgium) is a singer, entertainer and performer. He is also well known as the Continental half of the Capitol recording singing team Sandler and Young singing duo popular in the 1960s and 1970s and mid 1980s.
André Rosseel (Lauwe, 23 November 1924 — Roeselare, 8 December 1965) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer. Rosseel won 4 stages in the Tour de France.
An Van Rie (born 9 June 1974) is a racing cyclist who was born in Menen, Belgium.
Maxime Vantomme (born 8 March 1986) is a Belgian professional racing cyclist, for the Roubaix–Lille Métropole team. In 2009 he joined Team Katusha as a neopro.
Paul Deman (25 April 1889, Rekkem, West Flanders, Belgium – 31 July 1961, Outrijve, Belgium) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer for 15 years from 1909–1924, and a carpet maker by trade.
Arthur Vanoverberghe (born 7 February 1990) is a Belgian racing cyclist riding for Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise. He rode at the 2013 UCI Road World Championships.
Eric Buyse (born 27 March 1940 in Lauwe) is a Belgian former football player. He played as left-footed forward, and midfielder in a later stage of his career.
Yvonne Serruys (26 March 1873 – 1 May 1953) was a Franco-Belgian artist.
José Saez (born 7 May 1982 in Menen, Belgium) is a French football midfielder currently playing for SM Caen in the French Ligue 1. He played at Valenciennes for nearly ten years solid.