Pieter Bustijn
Monumenta musica neerlandica: suite in a-minor first 2 parts on cembalo by ernst stolz Preludio & allemande Pieter Bustijn (1649?-1729), was a musician from ...
Claes Jansz. Visscher
Claes Janszoon Visscher (1587 – 19 June 1652) was a Dutch Golden Age draughtsman, engraver, mapmaker and publisher.
Visscher, who was born and died in Amsterdam, was also known as Nicolas Joannes ...
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Jacob Abendana
Jacob Abendana (1630 – September 12, 1685) was hakham of London from 1680 until his death. Jacob was the eldest son of Joseph Abendana and brother to Isaac Abendana.Though his family originally lived ...
Cornelia van Nijenroode
Cornelia van Nijenroode (Hirado, Japan, 1629 – Netherlands, c. 1692), was a Dutch merchant in the Dutch East Indies, famous for her conflict with her second husband. She is the subject of Leonard Blus...
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Joan Maetsuycker
Joan Maetsuycker (14 October 1606 – 24 January 1678) was the Governor of Zeylan during the Dutch period in Ceylon and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1653 to 1678. He was appointed as G...
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Gerard van Schagen
Gerard Lucasz or Gerrit van Schagen or van Schaagen; Latin: Gerardus a Schagen (ca. 1642 - after 1690) was a cartographer from Amsterdam, known for his maps. He lived and worked in Amsterdam, in the H...
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Sebastian Croll
Sebastian Croll (pronounced /krɔl/ in Dutch, later as "Crull") is believed to have introduced the Cruller to the New World. It was subsequently named in his honor.In 1617, he was the first commissary ...
Paulus van de Perre
Paulus van de Perre (Middelburg?, 1598? – London, 14 December 1653) was a Dutch politician and diplomat. He was one of the Dutch envoys who negotiated the Treaty of Westminster (1654) for the Du...
Moses Ephraim
Moses Ephraim (1620/1625 – before 1688) was a Dutch banker, perhaps originating from Germany, who is the ancestor of the Dutch Ephraim and Tilanus families, and according to oral family history ...
Joseph de la Vega
José, Josseph or Joseph Penso de la Vega, best known as Josseph de la Vega (ca.1650, Espejo, Spain — November 13, 1692, Amsterdam, Netherlands), was a successful Jewish merchant, poet, and philanthrop...
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Engel de Ruyter
Engel Michielszoon de Ruyter (2 May 1649 – 27 February 1683) was a Dutch vice-admiral.
De Ruyter was born in Vlissingen, the son of lieutenant admiral Michiel de Ruyter and his second wife C...
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Johannes Hertenberg
Johannes Hertenberg (15 April 1668, Oudkarspel - 19 October 1725, Colombo) was the 17th commander of Dutch Malabar from 1716 to 1723 and the 19th Dutch Governor of Ceylon from 1723 until his death.In...
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Jacob van Kittensteyn
Jacob van Kittensteyn was the Governor of Zeylan during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed in 26 February 1650 and was Governor until 11 October 1653. He was succeeded by Adriaan van der Mey...
Paulus van Rhoo
Paulus van Rhoo was the Governor of Zeylan during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed in 29 January 1695 and was Governor until 22 February 1697. He was succeeded by Gerrit de Heere.
Jan Thyszoon Payart
Jan Thyszoon Payart was the Governor of Zeylan during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed in 1 August 1640 and was Governor until 24 March 1646. He was succeeded by Joan Maetsuycker.
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Egbert Bartholomeusz Kortenaer
Egbert Bartholomeuszoon Kortenaer or Egbert Meussen Cortenaer (1604 – 13 June 1665) was an admiral of the United Provinces of the Netherlands. His second name is also given as Bartolomeuszoon or Meeuw...
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Jan Rijspoort
Jan Rijspoort was a Flemish composer who was active at the end of Renaissance and beginning of the early Baroque period. He worked in the Spanish Netherlands at the end of the 16th century and the beg...
Jonas Bronck
Jonas Bronck (died 1643) was an immigrant to the Dutch colony of New Netherland after whom the Bronx River, and by extension, the county and New York City borough of The Bronx are named. A mural at th...
Elsje Christiaens
Elsje Christiaens (Jutland, c. 1646 – Amsterdam, 1664) was a Danish girl who, aged 18, murdered her landlady with an axe in Amsterdam. She confessed and was executed. Her body was exhibited at t...
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Cornelius Cruys
Cornelius Cruys (Russian: Крюйс, Корнелий Иванович) (1655 – 1727) was a Dutch Vice Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy and the first commander of the Russian Baltic Fleet. He was born in Norway.<...
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Jacob Hustaert
Jacob Hustaert was the Governor of Zeylan during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed in 27 December 1663 and was Governor until 19 November 1664. He was succeeded by Rijckloff van Goens.
Pieter Ita
Pieter Adriaanszoon Ita was a 17th-century Dutch corsair and privateer. He was also an admiral in the Dutch West India Company and, in 1628, commanded a large expedition against Portuguese and Spanish...
Jochem Pietersen Kuyter
Jochem Pietersen Kuyter (died 1654) was an early colonist to New Netherland, and one of the first settlers of what would become Harlem on the island of Manhattan. He became an influential member of th...
Cornelis Evertsen the Elder
Cornelis Evertsen the Elder (4 August 1610 – 11 June 1666) was a Dutch admiral.Cornelis Evertsen the Elder was the son of Johan Evertsen and Maayken Jans; grandson of Evert Heindricxsen, a Watergeus, ...
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Jan Janssonius
Johannes Janssonius (1588, Arnhem – buried July 11, 1664, Amsterdam) (born Jan Janszoon, in English often incorrect Jan Jansson) was a Dutch cartographer and publisher who lived and worked in Amsterda...
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Thomas van Rhee
Thomas van Rhee (1634-1701) was a Dutch colonial administrator who was born in Wijk bij Duurstede. In 1659 he arrived in Batavia. From 1674 till 1678 he worked in Negapatnam. He was appointed in 19 Ju...