Rombout II Keldermans

Rombout II Keldermans (ca. 1460 in Mechelen – 15 December 1531 in Antwerp), was an important architect from the Gothic period, born from a family of architects and sculptors (see Keldermans family).

He was city architect of Mechelen and court architect for Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor,[1] who elevated him into nobility.

He worked among others on the Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-over-de-Dijlekerk in Mechelen, the Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp and the city hall of Ghent.


  1. ^ Hills, Helen (2003). Architecture and the Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe. p. 27. ISBN 0-7546-0309-1.