His surname is an addition to the "Add a Letter Makes a Word" pattern-cluster... hence Braks becomes "brakes". And that he was born on the day of the year where 222 days remain and with sequences of 2's being a particular inner twin trade mark signature, counts for something. In the sidebar of his wiki page two notable persons stand out:
Note their birthdays and then check out my previous post.
- Jan de Koning (31 August 1926 – 9 October 1994)
- Rudolphus Franciscus Marie "Ruud" Lubbers ( 7 May 1939)