Inside the Superhuman World of the Iceman
Wim Hof first caught the attention of scientists when he proved he was able to use meditation to stay submerged in ice for 1 hour and 53 minutes without his core body temperature changing. Since then,...
TEDxAmsterdam - Wim Hof- The Iceman
Wim Hof is a Dutch world record holder, adventurer and daredevil, commonly nicknamed the Iceman for his ability to withstand extreme coldness. He holds nine world records including a world record for...
The Science of How to Consciously Control Your Immune System
On March 23rd, 2013, twenty-four scientific study participants were injected with a dead strain ofEscherichia coli, a bacteria that normally induces violent sickness for days on end.This time, however...
Jan C. Uiterwijk
Jan Christiaan Uiterwijk (May 16, 1915 - August 29, 2005) was a Dutch entrepreneur.Jan Uiterwijk was born in Groningen to Daniel Uiterwijk and Dina Cornelia Verhagen. As a young man he and his brother...
Marc Bolland
Marc Bolland (born 28 March 1959) is a Dutch businessman, who is the current CEO of Marks and Spencer Group plc. and has been noted to be one of the most influential people in business for 2010
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Jos Hermens
Josephus ("Jos") Maria Melchior Hermens (born January 8, 1950 in Nijmegen, Gelderland) is a former Dutch long-distance runner, also known for his later career as a sports manager.Hermens is a three-ti...
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Bruno Bruins
Bruno Johannes Bruins (born 10 July 1963 in Arnhem) is a retired Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). He was the State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science i...
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Colonel Tom Parker
Colonel Thomas Andrew "Tom" Parker (June 26, 1909 – January 21, 1997) born Andreas Cornelis ("Dries") van Kuijk, was a Dutch-born entertainment impresario known best as the manager of E...
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Pieter de la Court
Pieter de la Court (1618 – May 28, 1685) was a Dutch economist and businessman, he is the origin of the successful De la Court family. He pioneered modern thinking about the economic importance ...
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Morris Tabaksblat
Morris Tabaksblat, KBE (19 September 1937, Rotterdam – 20 October 2011, Wassenaar), was a Dutch captain of industry. He was a former CEO of Unilever and chairman of the Tabaksblat committee whic...
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Annette Nijs
Anette Dorothea Sophia Maria Nijs (born 16 December 1961) is a retired Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). She was the State Secretary for Education, Culture and Sc...
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Charlie Aptroot
Charles Bernhard "Charlie" Aptroot (born September 20, 1950) is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). He was a Member of the House of Representatives from January 3...
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Jan Cock Blomhoff
Jan Cock Blomhoff (Amsterdam, 5 August 1779 – Amersfoort, 15 August 1853) was director ("opperhoofd") of Dejima, the Dutch trading colony in the harbour of Nagasaki, Japan, 1817 - 1824, succeedi...
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Levinus Vincent
Levinus Vincent (1658, Amsterdam - 8 November 1727, Haarlem) was a rich Dutch damask merchant of the Anabaptist faith. He collected naturalia (shells, dry and wet preparations, and insects) and artifi...
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Nico Verlaan
Nicolaas (Nico) Verlaan (born 12 August 1932, Amsterdam) is a former Dutch politician of the Farmers' Party (Boerenpartij).Verlaan was an MP from 1967 to 1971. He was also a member of the municipal co...
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Joost Möller
J.H. (Joost) Möller (born May 20, 1967 in Eindhoven) is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD).Möller was a councillor of Tilburg from 1999 to 2008. Since 2008 he ha...
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Jan de Haan
Jan de Haan (born July 29, 1951 in Warns, Friesland) is a contemporary Dutch composer, conductor and musician.Jan de Haan was born in the Frisian village of Warns, in the Netherlands, in 1951. His fir...
Jan Huyghen van Linschoten
Jan Huyghen van Linschoten (1563 – 8 February 1611) was a Dutch Protestant merchant, traveller and historian. An alternative spelling of his second name is Huijgen.He is credited with publishi...
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