Famous Dutch Women

From one of the most liberal places on Planet Earth Netherlands comes liberated, free-thinking blondes who are beautiful, attractive, lovely and gorgeous to look at! But that is not all what Dutch women are about – they may not be fiercely independent but know how to take things in their stride, they may seem subservient but when times come they take complete control over matters, they have a sense of both wit and wisdom! For centuries, Dutch women have stamped their excellence over diverse fields, be it as painter or artists, scientists or writers, revolutionaries or military leaders.

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 1 Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine.
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Famous As: Queen of France & England
Birthdate: 1122 AD
Birthplace: Bordeaux
Died: March 31, 1204
Eleanor, the duchess of Aquitaine, became the queen of France after marrying King Louis VII. Their marriage was annulled later. She then married the Duke of Normandy, who became King Henry II of England. Eleanor was imprisoned for supporting a revolt against Henry, and was freed after his death.

 2 Mata Hari

Mata Hari.
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Famous As: Dutch exotic dancer
Birthdate: August 7, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Died: October 15, 1917
Mata Hari was a Dutch courtesan and exotic dancer, charged with spying for Germany during World War I. She was executed by a firing squad in France, and her head was preserved in a museum, but later went missing. The “femme fatale” has been immortalized in many films and books.
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 3 Famke Janssen

Famke Janssen.
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Famous As: Film actor, Actor, Model, Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amstelveen

 4 Jeon So-mi

Jeon So-mi.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 9, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada

 5 Nikkie De Jager

Nikkie De Jager.
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Famous As: Makeup Artist, YouTube Star
Birthdate: March 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wageningen, Netherlands

Dutch makeup artist and beauty vlogger, Nikkie De Jager, gained online popularity in 2015 after one of her videos went viral. She has been uploading videos on YouTube since 2008 and has millions of followers. She signed to Colourfool Agency in 2011 and began her career as a professional makeup artist. She launched her own eyeshadow palette in 2020.

 6 Beatrix of the Netherlands

Beatrix of the Netherlands.
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Famous As: Former Queen of the Netherlands
Birthdate: January 31, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Soestdijk Palace, Baarn

Beatrix of the Netherlands reigned as Queen of the Netherlands for 33 years. At the time of her abdication in favor of her son, she was the oldest-reigning monarch in the history of the monarchy of the Netherlands. As the queen, Beatrix had a huge impact on the Dutch people and continues to serve as a patron of several organizations.

 7 Lara Stone

Lara Stone.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: December 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Geldrop
Born to a British father and a Dutch mother, model Lara Stone was scouted at the Paris metro at 12. Known for her signature gap-toothed smile and her unusually clumsy gait, she was named an “anti-model" who was far removed from the typical perfect models of the industry. 
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 8 Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: May 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

 9 Romee Strijd

Romee Strijd.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zoetermeer

Dutch model Romee Strijd has been a Victoria's Secret Angel since 2015. She has also worked for brands like Alexander McQueen (brand), Michael Kors, and H&M. She began modeling as a teenager and has appeared in magazines, such as Vogue, Elle, and Maxim. She has also walked numerous runway shows for prominent designers. She is married with one child.

 10 Juliana of the Netherlands

Juliana of the Netherlands.
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Famous As: Queen of the Netherlands
Birthdate: April 30, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Noordeinde Palace, South Holland, Netherlands
Died: March 20, 2004

Juliana of the Netherlands was the Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 to 1980, during which she remained a popular member of the Dutch royal family. Her reign witnessed the decolonization and independence of Suriname and the Dutch East Indies (present-day Indonesia). Several important places, including the Princess Juliana International Airport, are named after her.

 11 Doutzen Kroes

Doutzen Kroes
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eastermar, Netherlands

 12 Miep Gies

Miep Gies.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 15, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 11, 2010

Miep Gies was one of the Dutch nationals who hid many Dutch Jews, including Anne Frank and her family, from the Nazis during the Second World War. In 1994, she was honored with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for her bravery. In 1995, she received the Righteous Among the Nations medal.

 13 Sylvia Hoeks

Sylvia Hoeks
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maarheeze, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

 14 Floor Jansen

Floor Jansen
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Goirle, Netherlands

 15 Katja Herbers

Katja Herbers
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

 16 Lady Pamela Hicks

Lady Pamela Hicks
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Famous As: British aristocrat
Birthdate: April 19, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

 17 Germaine de Randamie

Germaine de Randamie
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: April 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands

 18 Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.
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Famous As: Queen of the Netherlands
Birthdate: August 31, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands
Died: November 28, 1962

Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, the only child of the King William III and his second wife, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, became queen at age 10. While she remained neutral during World War I, she went into exile to England during World War II. Her autobiography revealed her religious devotion.

 19 Sylvia Kristel

Sylvia Kristel
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Famous As: Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model, Painter, Adult Film Star, Autobiographer, Biographer
Birthdate: September 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Utrecht
Died: October 17, 2012

 20 Sevdaliza

Sevdaliza
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

 21 Dafne Schippers

Dafne Schippers
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: June 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands

 22 Lotte Verbeek

Lotte Verbeek
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands
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 23 Rebecca Loos

Rebecca Loos
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 24 Tara Elders

Tara Elders
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

 25 Caro Emerald

Caro Emerald
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

 26 Candy Dulfer

Candy Dulfer
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Famous As: Saxophonist
Birthdate: September 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

 27 Stefanie Joosten

Stefanie Joosten
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Roermond, Netherlands

 28 Xaviera Hollander

Xaviera Hollander
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surabaya, Indonesia

 29 Fanny Blankers-Koen

Fanny Blankers-Koen
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lage Vuursche, Netherlands
Died: January 25, 2004

 30 Stefania Liberakakis

Stefania Liberakakis
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: December 17, 2002
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands

 31 Simone Simons

Simone Simons
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hoensbroek, Heerlen, Netherlands

 32 Lieke Martens

Lieke Martens
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: December 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bergen, Netherlands

 33 Kiki Bertens

Kiki Bertens
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: December 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wateringen, Netherlands

 34 Gaite Jansen

Gaite Jansen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

 35 Vivianne Miedema

Vivianne Miedema
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 15, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hoogeveen, Netherlands

 36 Natalie La Rose

Natalie La Rose.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Dutch-Surinamese singer Natalie La Rose soared to fame with her Billboard-charting single Somebody. She moved to Los Angeles after being disappointed with her career in the Netherlands and struck gold when she signed with Flo Rida’s label I.M.G. Her music in influenced by the likes of Aaliyah and Beyoncé.

 37 Annette Roque

Annette Roque
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Netherlands

 38 Thekla Reuten

Thekla Reuten
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bussum, Netherlands

 39 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken.
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: June 30, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amsterdam

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is a Dutch-British billionaire businesswoman. She is the owner of a 25% controlling interest in Heineken N.V., the world's second-largest brewer. The daughter of a prominent industrialist, she has a law degree from Leiden University. Upon her father’s death in 2002, she inherited about £3 billion, becoming one of the richest people in the country. 

 40 Laura Gemser

Laura Gemser
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: October 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Semarang, Indonesia

 41 Karen Mulder

Karen Mulder
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vlaardingen, Netherlands

 42 Glennis Grace

Glennis Grace
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

 43 Verona van de Leur

Verona van de Leur
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: December 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gouda, The Netherlands

 44 Danielle van de Donk

Danielle van de Donk
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Valkenswaard, Netherlands

 45 Yasmin Wijnaldum

Yasmin Wijnaldum
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 10, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

 46 Wilhelmina Cooper

Wilhelmina Cooper
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: May 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Culemborg, Netherlands
Died: March 1, 1980

 47 Anouk

Anouk
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: April 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Den Haag

 48 Michelle Hunziker

Michelle Hunziker.
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Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: January 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sorengo

Michelle Hunziker is a Swiss-Italian model, actress, and television hostess. After starting her career as a model by posing for brands, such as Armani, La Perla, and Rocco Barocco, Hunziker established herself as a TV personality, hosting popular shows like Paperissima Sprint and Colpo di Fulmine. Over the years, she has also acted in films and TV series.

 49 Touriya Haoud

Touriya Haoud
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rhenen, Netherlands

 50 Anouchka Delon

Anouchka Delon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gien, France

Remember Corrie Ten Boom, an activist who helped save nearly 800 lives of Jews during World War II’s Nazi Holocaust or Mata Hari, a dancer and socialite who rose to fame during World War I for her exotic dance performances and stage shows. Anne Frank, the noted Jewish diarists, was a Dutch and so was the ‘Grand Old Lady’ of Dutch literature Hella Haasse, whose novel ‘Oeroeg’ was a staple for Dutch school children for generations. But this is just a handful list of famous Dutch women and their accomplishments. The complete record is presented to you in the following segment. Discover some interesting facts about Dutch women, their life and their works.