Famous People From Netherlands
Vincent van GoghVincent van Gogh
30 March 1853
Painter
Matthijs de LigtMatthijs de Ligt
12 August 1999
Football Player

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
25 April 1947
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager

Arjen RobbenArjen Robben
23 January 1984
Dutch Footballer

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

RembrandtRembrandt
15 July 1606
Painter
Martin GarrixMartin Garrix
14 May 1996
DJ, Record Producer, Musician

Gegard MousasiGegard Mousasi
01 August 1985
Mixed Martial Artist

Willem EinthovenWillem Einthoven
21 May 1860
Inventor of the first practical ECG

Hieronymus BoschHieronymus Bosch
1450 AD
Painter
Tahith ChongTahith Chong
04 December 1999
Footballer

Ronald KoemanRonald Koeman
21 March 1963
Football Manager, Former Player
Ruud GullitRuud Gullit
01 September 1962
Former Dutch Footballer

Baruch SpinozaBaruch Spinoza
24 November 1632
Dutch philosopher

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
07 March 1872
Dutch Painter
Johannes VermeerJohannes Vermeer
31 October 1632
Painter

M. C. EscherM. C. Escher
17 June 1898
Artist
Otto FrankOtto Frank
12 May 1889
Father of Anne Frank

Robert WoldersRobert Wolders
28 September 1936
Actor

Frank RijkaardFrank Rijkaard
30 September 1962
Former Dutch Footballer
Marco van BastenMarco van Basten
31 October 1964
Former Dutch Football Star

Armin van BuurenArmin van Buuren
25 December 1976
DJ
Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31 January 1956
Programmer

Antonie van LeeuwenhoekAntonie van Leeuwenhoek
24 October 1632
Scientist

Carel StruyckenCarel Struycken
30 July 1948
Actor

Badr HariBadr Hari
08 December 1984
kickboxer
Christiaan HuygensChristiaan Huygens
14 April 1629
Mathematician
Abel TasmanAbel Tasman
1603 AD
Navigator

HardwellHardwell
07 January 1988
DJ

Jan van RiebeeckJan van Riebeeck
21 April 1619
Dutch Colonial Administrator

Hendrik LorentzHendrik Lorentz
18 July 1853
Physicist
Desiderius ErasmusDesiderius Erasmus
27 October 1466
Theologian

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

Twan KuyperTwan Kuyper
19 February 1995
YouTuber

Lil' KleineLil' Kleine
15 October 1994
Rapper

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Cornelis DrebbelCornelis Drebbel
1572 AD
Inventor of world’s first navigable submarine
Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
15 April 1907
Ornithologist

Jelle Van VuchtJelle Van Vucht
14 October 1996
YouTube Star, Gamer
Anthony FokkerAnthony Fokker
06 April 1890
Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft

Jan SteenJan Steen
1626 AD
Genre Painter

Heike Kamerlingh OnnesHeike Kamerlingh Onnes
21 September 1853
Physicist
Jan TinbergenJan Tinbergen
12 April 1903
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics

Fritz ZernikeFrits Zernike
16 July 1888
Physicist
Karel Appel Karel Appel
25 April 1921
Painter, Sculptor, Poet

Pieter ZeemanPieter Zeeman
25 May 1865
Discovered the 'Zeeman Effect'

Jacob RoggeveenJacob Roggeveen
01 February 1659
Explorer who discovered Easter Island

Christiaan EijkmanChristiaan Eijkman
11 August 1858
Physician

Paul J. CrutzenPaul J. Crutzen
03 December 1933
Atmospheric Chemist
Aelbert CuypAelbert Cuyp
20 October 1620
Dutch Landscape Painter

Martinus J. G. VeltmanMartinus J. G. Veltman
27 June 1931
Theoretical Physicist

Jacob ObrechtJacob Obrecht
1457 AD
Composer

Simon van der MeerSimon van der Meer
24 November 1925
Physicist
Paulus PotterPaulus Potter
20 November 1625
Painter

Enzo KnolEnzo Knol
08 June 1993
YouTuber
Jordi Van den BusscheJordi Van den Bussche
01 June 1995
YouTuber

Willebrord SnellWillebrord Snell
13 June 1580
Astronomer & Mathematician

Daan CreyghtonDaan Creyghton
21 September 2002
Actor
Edward Lodewijk Van HalenEdward Lodewijk Van Halen
26 January 1955
American-Dutch musician

Johannes Diderik van der WaalsJohannes van der Waals
23 November 1837
Theoretical Physicist
Tjalling C. KoopmansTjalling C. Koopmans
28 August 1910
Economist

Gerard ’t HooftGerard ’t Hooft
05 July 1946
Physicist

SharkySharky
31 December 1995
Youtuber
Robin van PersieRobin van Persie
06 August 1983
Association football player

Memphis DepayMemphis Depay
13 February 1994
Footballer
Ryan BabelRyan Babel
19 December 1986
Association football player

Edwin van der SarEdwin van der Sar
29 October 1970
Association football player

Dennis BergkampDennis Bergkamp
10 May 1969
Association football player

Rutger HauerRutger Hauer
23 January 1944
Actor, Film actor
Ruud van NistelrooyRuud van Nistelrooy
01 July 1976
Association football player
Wesley SneijderWesley Sneijder
09 June 1984
Association football player

TacoTaco
21 July 1955
singer, actor

Patrick KluivertPatrick Kluivert
01 July 1976
Association football player, Association football

Jaap StamJaap Stam
17 July 1972
Association football player, Association football
Louis van GaalLouis van Gaal
08 August 1951
Association football player, Association football

Rafael van der VaartRafael van der Vaart
11 February 1983
Association football player

Frank de BoerFrank de Boer
15 May 1970
Association football player, Association football

André RieuAndré Rieu
01 October 1949
Conductor, Composer

Paul VerhoevenPaul Verhoeven
18 July 1938
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Marc OvermarsMarc Overmars
29 March 1973
Association football player

Pieter Bruegel the ElderPieter Bruegel the Elder
1525 AD
Artist
Giovanni van BronckhorstGiovanni van Bronckhorst
05 February 1975
Association football player, Association football

William the SilentWilliam the Silent
24 April 1533
Politician

Jordi CruyffJordi Cruyff
09 February 1974
Association football player
Mark RutteMark Rutte
14 February 1967
Politician, Historian, Teacher, Pianist

Tim KrulTim Krul
03 April 1988
Association football player
Dirk KuytDirk Kuyt
22 July 1980
Association football player

Geert WildersGeert Wilders
06 September 1963
Politician, Screenwriter

Nigel de JongNigel de Jong
30 November 1984
Association football player

Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
24 April 1904
Artist, Painter, Sculptor, University teacher
Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
11 May 1930
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist,

Mark van BommelMark van Bommel
22 April 1977
Association football player
Ibrahim AfellayIbrahim Afellay
02 April 1986
Association football player

William II of the NetherlandsWilliam II of the Netherlands
06 December 1792
Politician, Judge, Military personnel

William I of the NetherlandsWilliam I of the Netherlands
24 August 1772
Politician, Judge

Royston DrentheRoyston Drenthe
08 April 1987
Association football player
Gregory van der WielGregory van der Wiel
03 February 1988
Association football player