Dutch Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Dutch Criminals

 1 Pier Gerlofs Donia

Pier Gerlofs Donia
Famous As: Pirate
Birthdate: 1480 AD
Birthplace: Kimswerd, Frisia, Netherlands
Died: October 28, 1520

Pier Gerlofs Donia was a Frisian rebel leader and pirate, whose life is shrouded in mystery. He was said to be a big, strong man with a dark complexion. He led an armed band, known as the Arumer Zwarte Hoop, against the Hollanders and Burgundians at sea and targeted ships that traveled the Zuiderzee. He died in 1520. 

 2 Willem Holleeder

Willem Holleeder
Famous As: criminal
Birthdate: May 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam

 3 Ans van Dijk

Ans van Dijk
Famous As: Collaborator
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: January 14, 1948
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 4 Joran van der Sloot

Joran van der Sloot
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: August 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arnhem, Netherlands

Currently serving a 28-year sentence for robbing and killing 21-year-old Stephany Flores in Peru in 2010, Dutch criminal Joran van der Sloot is currently also facing a probable 18-year sentence for smuggling drugs hidden in vegetables. He is allegedly also associated with the disappearance of Natalee Holloway.

 5 Balthasar Gerard

Balthasar Gerard
Famous As: Assasin
Birthdate: 1557 AD
Birthplace: Vuillafans, France
Died: July 14, 1584

 6 Joop Wilhelmus

Joop Wilhelmus
Famous As: Businessman, Criminal
Birthdate: January 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dordrecht, Netherlands
Died: September 9, 1994

Joop Wilhelmus was a Dutch entrepreneur and pornographer best remembered for founding and publishing Lolita, a child pornography magazine. He advocated free sexual morality and encouraged complete sexual freedom. He also co-founded and published a pornographic magazine called Chick. Wilhelmus broke the taboo of sexuality and became a millionaire by selling his magazines and opening sex shops in the Netherlands.

 7 Mohammed Bouyeri

Mohammed Bouyeri
Famous As: Covicted Terrorist Who Assassinated Dutch Film Director Theo van Gogh
Birthdate: March 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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 8 Johannes van Damme

Johannes van Damme
Famous As: Engineer, Businessperson
Birthdate: June 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Middelburg, Netherlands
Died: September 23, 1994

Dutch engineer and businessman Johannes van Damme was arrested at the Singapore Changi Airport, convicted of drug trafficking and was given capital punishment after 4.32 kilograms (9.5 lb) of heroin was found in a secret compartment of his trunk. This made him the first European who was executed in Singapore following its independence.

 9 Yang Bin

Yang Bin
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 1961 AD
Birthplace: Nanjing, China

Once a successful entrepreneur who was named by Forbes in 2001 as the second richest man in China, Chinese-Dutch businessman Yang Bin fell from grace in 2002 after he was arrested on charges of tax evasion. He was fined for 2.3 million renminbi and sentenced to 18 years in prison in 2003. He was later released from prison in 2016.

 10 Ridouan Taghi

Ridouan Taghi
Famous As: Most wanted criminal in the Netherlands with a record-breaking reward of €100,000 until his late 2019 arrest in Dubai
Birthdate: December 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tetouan, Morocco

 11 Naoufal Fassih

Naoufal Fassih
Famous As: Criminal who has been at the centre of a longrunning feud between two Dutch crime gangs.
Birthdate: September 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Netherlands

 12 Moses Cohen Henriques

Moses Cohen Henriques
Famous As: Pirate
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Portuguese