Rembrandt
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25 Years After Art Heist, Empty Frames Still Hang In Boston's Gardner Museum
That robbery — which included the loss of three Rembrandts, a Vermeer, a Manet and sketches by Degas — has haunted Boston, law enforcement and the art world ever since. Boston Globe reporter Stephen K...
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The 10 greatest works of art ever
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Rembrandt
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 15, 1606 October 4, 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and pr...
Dirck van Cloon
Dirck van Cloon (also Dirk van Cloon; 1684 – 10 March 1735) was Eurasian Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. He died of malaria at the age of 46.He was born in Batavia sometime in 1684. For his...
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Pieter Leon van Meeuwen
Jonkheer Pieter Leon van Meeuwen (16 August 1870, 's-Hertogenbosch - 6 July 1921, The Hague) was a Dutch jurist and president of the Court in The Hague.Jhr. van Meeuwen is a son of jhr. Pieter Maria ...
Pieter de Groot
Pieter de Groot (March 28, 1615 – June 2, 1678) was a Dutch regent and diplomat during the First Stadtholderless Period of the Dutch Republic. He led the Dutch delegation that vainly tried to ne...
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Cornelis Bas
Dr. Cornelis (Kees) Bas (1928 – February 10, 2013) was a Dutch mycologist.Dr. Bas was born in Rotterdam and graduated in Biology at Leiden University in 1954. In 1953, he began working at the Na...
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Helkiah Crooke
Helkiah Crooke (1576-1648), Court physician to King James I of England, is best remembered for his textbook on anatomy, Mikrokosmographia, a Description of the Body of Man. He was the first qualifi...
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Joris in 't Veld
Joris in 't Veld (5 July 1885, Dubbeldam – 15 February 1981, The Hague) was a Dutch Social Democratic politician, Minister, Professor at the Leiden University, Rector of the Vrije Universite...
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Henry G. Schermers
Henricus Gerhard "Hein" Schermers (27 September 1928, Epe, Gelderland – 31 August 2006, Leiden) was a pioneering giant in three areas of law: International Institutional Law, the Law of the Euro...
Willem Treub
Marie Willem Frederik Treub (30 November 1858, Voorschoten – 24 July 1931, The Hague) was a Dutch politician.
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Robert Findlay (minister)
Robert Findlay (1721-1814), was a Scottish minister.Findlay was the son of William Findlay of Waxford, Ayrshire, born 23 November 1721, was educated at Glasgow, Leyden, and Edinburgh, and was ordained...
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Cornelis Hulsman
Cornelis Hulsman is a Dutch sociologist who has been living in Egypt since 1994. He is currently the editor in chief of the Arab-West Report. AWR includes a weekly digest of various Egyptian press out...
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Mark Rutte
Mark Rutte ([ˈmɑrk ˈrʏtə]; born 14 February 1967) is a Dutch politician who has been the Prime Minister of the Netherlands since 14 October 2010 and the Leader of the People's Party for Freedom and De...
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Fred van der Blij
Frederick van der Blij (Leiden, 13 May 1923) is a Dutch mathematician. From 1955 until his retirement in 1988 he was professor at the University of Utrecht. His research focused on number theory, amon...
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Anton Willem Nieuwenhuis
Anton Willem Nieuwenhuis (22 May 1864 Papendrecht - 21 September 1953, Leiden) was a Dutch explorer who travelled extensively in central Borneo in the 1890s, recording valuable ethnographic informatio...
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Willem F. J. Mörzer Bruyns
Willem Fredrik Jacob Mörzer Bruyns, (born 1943 in Gosforth, Northumberland, United Kingdom), is a Dutch historian of navigational science, specializing in the history of navigational instruments. He ...
Carlo Beenakker
Carlo W. J. Beenakker (born June 9, 1960) is a professor at Leiden University and leader of the university's mesoscopic physics group, established in 1992.
Born in Leiden as the son of physicists ...
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