Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek (/ˈleɪvənhʊk/, [ɑnˈtoːni vɑn ˈleːuə(n)ˌɦuk]; October 24, 1632 – August 26, 1723) was a Dutch tradesman and scientist. He is commonly known as "the Father of Microbiolo...
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Jochem Hendrickszoon Swartenhont
Jochem Hendrickszoon Swartenhont (1566 in Amsterdam – 5 June 1627) was a Dutch naval officer in the navy of the Dutch Republic from the 17th century.Swartenhondt started his career on the merchant fle...
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Duke of Bouillon
Duke of Bouillon (French: duc de Bouillon) was a hereditary title borne until the early nineteenth century by members of the House of La Tour d'Auvergne as rulers of the duchy of Bouillon...
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Van Aemstel family
The van Aemstel or van Amstel dynasty (Dutch: Heren van Amstel, also spelled Heeren van Aemstel or Heren van Aemstel) was a major lordly dynasty in the medieval Netherlands, which held the heerlij...
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Jacob J. Hinlopen
Jacob J. Hinlopen (1582 – 1629 in Amsterdam) lived in a house with Hinlopen in the gable, now at 155 Nieuwendijk. He traded in cloth and Indian wares. In 1602 he was co-founder of the Dutch East...
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Counts of Artois
The Count of Artois (French: Comtes d'Artois, Dutch: Graven van Artesië) was the ruler over the County of Artois from the 9th century until the abolition of the countship by the French revolutionaries...
Christiaan Huygens
Christiaan Huygens, FRS (/ˈhaɪɡənz/ or /ˈhɔɪɡənz/; [ˈɦœy̆ɣə(n)s]) (Latin: Hugenius) (14 April 1629 – 8 July 1695) was a prominent Dutch mathematician and scientist. He is known particularly as an ...
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Jacob Dircksz de Graeff
Jacob Dircksz de Graeff (1579/1571 – 6 October 1636) was one of the most illustrious members of the De Graeff family. He was a powerful member of the States Faction, regent and mayor of Amsterda...
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Albert Burgh
Albert Coenraadsz. Burgh (1593 – 24 December 1647) was a Dutch physician who was mayor of Amsterdam and a councillor in the Admiralty of Amsterdam.
Burgh was born into a rich brewer's family...
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Ariana Nozeman
Ariana Nozeman (alt: A(d)riana Noseman/Nooseman): born Ariana van den Bergh (1626/1628 in Middelburg – December 7, 1661 in Amsterdam), was the first actress in The Netherlands. She made her debut on s...
Jacob de Graeff
Jacob de Graeff (June 28, 1642 in Amsterdam – April 21, 1690), was a member of the De Graeff-family from the Dutch Golden Age. He was an Amsterdam Regent and held the titles as 20.th Lord of the Free...
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