Famous People From Netherlands
Vincent van GoghVincent van Gogh
30 March 1853
Painter
Eddie Van HalenEddie Van Halen
26 January 1955
Guitarist

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
25 April 1947
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager

Ronald KoemanRonald Koeman
21 March 1963
Football Manager, Former Player

William III of EnglandWilliam III of England
04 November 1650
King of England

Arjen RobbenArjen Robben
23 January 1984
Dutch Footballer
RembrandtRembrandt
15 July 1606
Painter

Marco van BastenMarco van Basten
31 October 1964
Former Dutch Football Star

Ruud GullitRuud Gullit
01 September 1962
Former Dutch Footballer
Baruch SpinozaBaruch Spinoza
24 November 1632
Dutch philosopher

King Willem-AlexanderKing Willem-Alexander
27 April 1967
King of the Netherlands
Hieronymus BoschHieronymus Bosch
1450 AD
Painter

Badr HariBadr Hari
08 December 1984
kickboxer

Alex van HalenAlex van Halen
08 May 1953
Musician

Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31 January 1956
Programmer

Robert WoldersRobert Wolders
28 September 1936
Actor
Johannes VermeerJohannes Vermeer
31 October 1632
Painter

Otto FrankOtto Frank
12 May 1889
Father of Anne Frank

Gegard MousasiGegard Mousasi
01 August 1985
Mixed Martial Artist

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
07 March 1872
Dutch Painter
M. C. EscherM. C. Escher
17 June 1898
Artist

Frank RijkaardFrank Rijkaard
30 September 1962
Former Dutch Footballer
Carel StruyckenCarel Struycken
30 July 1948
Actor

Matthijs de LigtMatthijs de Ligt
12 August 1999
Football Player

Antonie van LeeuwenhoekAntonie van Leeuwenhoek
24 October 1632
Scientist
Martin GarrixMartin Garrix
14 May 1996
DJ, Record Producer, Musician

Tahith ChongTahith Chong
04 December 1999
Footballer

Phillip CocuPhillip Cocu
29 October 1970
Football Player, Football Manager

William the SilentWilliam the Silent
24 April 1533
Military Leader
Armin van BuurenArmin van Buuren
25 December 1976
DJ

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Jan van EyckJan van Eyck
1390 AD
Painter
Christiaan HuygensChristiaan Huygens
14 April 1629
Mathematician

William II of the NetherlandsWilliam II of the Netherlands
06 December 1792
King

Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
24 April 1904
Painter

William III of the NetherlandsWilliam III of the Netherlands
19 February 1817
King
William I of the NetherlandsWilliam I of the Netherlands
24 August 1772
First King of the Netherlands
Abel TasmanAbel Tasman
1603 AD
Navigator

Hendrik LorentzHendrik Lorentz
18 July 1853
Physicist

Pier Gerlofs DoniaPier Gerlofs Donia
1480 AD
Pirate

Jan van RiebeeckJan van Riebeeck
21 April 1619
Dutch Colonial Administrator
Michiel de RuyterMichiel de Ruyter
24 March 1607
Admiral

Anthony FokkerAnthony Fokker
06 April 1890
Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft

HardwellHardwell
07 January 1988
DJ

Jelle Van VuchtJelle Van Vucht
14 October 1996
YouTube Star, Gamer

Desiderius ErasmusDesiderius Erasmus
27 October 1466
Theologian
Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
15 April 1907
Ornithologist

Carel FabritiusCarel Fabritius
27 February 1622
Painter
Gerard ’t HooftGerard ’t Hooft
05 July 1946
Physicist

Paul J. CrutzenPaul J. Crutzen
03 December 1933
Atmospheric Chemist

Martinus J. G. VeltmanMartinus J. G. Veltman
27 June 1931
Theoretical Physicist
Johannes Diderik van der WaalsJohannes van der Waals
23 November 1837
Theoretical Physicist

Lil' KleineLil' Kleine
15 October 1994
Rapper
Jan SteenJan Steen
1626 AD
Genre Painter

Jordi Van den BusscheJordi Van den Bussche
01 June 1995
YouTuber

Cornelis DrebbelCornelis Drebbel
1572 AD
Inventor of world’s first navigable submarine

Heike Kamerlingh OnnesHeike Kamerlingh Onnes
21 September 1853
Physicist

Willem EinthovenWillem Einthoven
21 May 1860
Inventor of the first practical ECG
Jan TinbergenJan Tinbergen
12 April 1903
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics

Willebrord SnellWillebrord Snell
13 June 1580
Astronomer & Mathematician

Karel Appel Karel Appel
25 April 1921
Painter, Sculptor, Poet

Jacob RoggeveenJacob Roggeveen
01 February 1659
Explorer who discovered Easter Island
Fritz ZernikeFrits Zernike
16 July 1888
Physicist

Pieter ZeemanPieter Zeeman
25 May 1865
Discovered the 'Zeeman Effect'
SharkySharky
31 December 1995
Youtuber

Tjalling C. KoopmansTjalling C. Koopmans
28 August 1910
Mathematician

Paulus PotterPaulus Potter
20 November 1625
Painter
Christiaan EijkmanChristiaan Eijkman
11 August 1858
Physician

Simon van der MeerSimon van der Meer
24 November 1925
Physicist
Aelbert CuypAelbert Cuyp
20 October 1620
Dutch Landscape Painter

Jacob ObrechtJacob Obrecht
1457 AD
Composer

Enzo KnolEnzo Knol
08 June 1993
YouTuber
Twan KuyperTwan Kuyper
19 February 1995
YouTuber

Daan CreyghtonDaan Creyghton
21 September 2002
Actor
Quinten VerschureQuinten Verschure
18 January 2004
TikTok star

Max VerstappenMax Verstappen
30 September 1997
Racing driver

Wim HofWim Hof
20 April 1959
Athlete

Robin van PersieRobin van Persie
06 August 1983
Association football player
Rutger HauerRutger Hauer
23 January 1944
Actor
Mark RutteMark Rutte
14 February 1967
Politician, Historian, Teacher, Pianist

Memphis DepayMemphis Depay
13 February 1994
Footballer

Klaas Jan HuntelaarKlaas Jan Huntelaar
1983 AD
Footballer

Ruud van NistelrooyRuud van Nistelrooy
01 July 1976
Association football player
André RieuAndré Rieu
01 October 1949
Conductor, Composer

Willem-Alexander of the NetherlandsWillem-Alexander of the Netherlands
27 April 1967
King

Joran van der SlootJoran van der Sloot
06 August 1987
Criminal

Dennis BergkampDennis Bergkamp
10 May 1969
Association football player

Colonel Tom ParkerColonel Tom Parker
26 June 1909
Talent Manager
Paul VerhoevenPaul Verhoeven
18 July 1938
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Patrick KluivertPatrick Kluivert
01 July 1976
Association football player, Association football
Edwin van der SarEdwin van der Sar
29 October 1970
Football player

Frenkie de JongFrenkie de Jong
12 May 1997
Football player
Marwan KenzariMarwan Kenzari
16 January 1983
Actor
Aleister BlackAleister Black
19 May 1985
Wrestler