Nicolaes Witsen
Nicolaas or Nicolaes Witsen (8 May 1641 – 10 August 1717) was a Dutch statesman who was mayor of Amsterdam thirteen times, between 1682-1706. In 1693 he became administrator of the VOC. In 1689 he was...
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Eberhard van der Laan
Eberhard Edzard van der Laan (born June 28, 1955 in Leiden) is a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid). He has been the Mayor of Amsterdam since July 7, 2010. Before serving as M...
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Ed van Thijn
Eduard "Ed" van Thijn ([ˈɛt fɑnˈtɛi̯n]; born August 16, 1934) is a retired Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA). He served as a Member of the House of Representatives from 23 February 1967 unti...
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Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck
Jacob Corneliszoon van Neck (often anglicized to Jacob Cornelius van Neck) (1564–1638) was a Dutch naval officer and explorer who led the second Dutch expedition to Indonesia from 1598 to 1599.
Va...
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Gerard Arnout Hasselaer
Gerard Arnout Hasselaer (20 February 1698, Amsterdam - 12 July 1766, Heemstede) was a burgomaster and counsellor of the city of Amsterdam, and a Director of the Dutch East India Company.Some historian...
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Wilhelmus Frederik van Leeuwen
Wilhelmus Frederik van Leeuwen (18 April 1860 - 6 September 1930) was a Dutch politician and Mayor of Amsterdam between 1901 and 1910. Born in Hague, he studied at the University of Amsterdam and led ...
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Jan Six
Jan Six (January 14, 1618, Amsterdam – May 28, 1700, Amsterdam) was an important cultural figure in the Dutch Golden Age.
The son of a well-to-do merchant family Six, Jan studied liberal art...
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Cornelis de Graeff
Cornelis de Graeff, also Cornelis de Graeff van (Zuid-)Polsbroek (15 October 1599 – 4 May 1664) was the most illustrious member of the De Graeff family. He was a mayor of Amsterdam from the Dutch Gol...
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Nicolaes Tulp
Nicolaes Tulp (9 October 1593 – 12 September 1674) was a Dutch surgeon and mayor of Amsterdam. Tulp was well known for his upstanding moral character and as the subject of Rembrandt's famous painting ...
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Cornelis Jan Witsen
Cornelis Jansz. Witsen (bapt. 8 September 1605, Amsterdam – 12 March 1669, Amsterdam) was a counsellor and mayor of the city of Amsterdam. He was the father of Nicolaes Witsen and the son of Ja...
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Ivo Samkalden
Ivo Samkalden (10 August 1912, Rotterdam – 11 May 1995, Amsterdam) was a Dutch politician.
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Job Cohen
Marius Job Cohen ([ˈmaːrijʏs ˈjɔp koˈɦɛn]; born 18 October 1947) is a Dutch social democratic politician and former legal scholar. Cohen obtained his Master of Laws degree at the University of Groning...
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Jan Bicker
Jan Gerritsz. Bicker (Amsterdam, 1591 – Amsterdam, 1653) was a merchant, a mayor (burgomaster) and a member of the Bicker family, an influential patrician family from Amsterdam.The son of Gerrit...
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Cornelis Hendrik Boudewijn Boot
Cornelis Hendrik Boudewijn Boot (15 September 1813, in Arnhem – 5 November 1892, in The Hague) was a Dutch politician.
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Wim Polak
Willem Polak (14 September 1924, Amsterdam – 1 October 1999, Ilpendam) was mayor of Amsterdam from 15 June 1977 until 1 June 1983.Polak was born to a Jewish merchant family in Amsterdam on the 14th of...
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Andries Bicker
Andries Bicker (Amsterdam, 1586 – Amsterdam?, 24 June 1652) was a wealthy merchant on Moscovia, a member of the vroedschap, the leader of the Arminians, an administrator of the VOC, representat...
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Frans Banning Cocq
Frans Banninck Cocq (sometimes incorrectly spelled as Banning) (1605–1655) was a burgemeester (mayor) of Amsterdam in the mid-17th century. He is best known as the central figure in Rembrandt's master...
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Peter Colijn
Peter Colijn (d. 10 May 1535 in Amsterdam) [alt. sp. Pieter Colÿn] was a Dutch statesman, and the burgomeister (mayor) of Amsterdam from 1532 until his death. Colijn was murdered during the Münster R...
Geurt van Beuningen
Geurt van Beuningen (1565–1633) was the son of a cheese-dealer, mayor of Amsterdam and administrator of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). He was one of the first of the VOC's subscribers in 1602. Fo...
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Schelto Patijn
Schelto Patijn [ˈsxɛɫtoː pɑˈtɛin] (August 13, 1936 – July 15, 2007) was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA). He served as Queen's Commissioner in the Province of South Holland from June 16, ...
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Joan Huydecoper II
Joan Huydecoper van Maarsseveen II (21 February 1625, Amsterdam – 1 December 1704, Amsterdam) was the eldest son of burgomaster Joan Huydecoper van Maarsseveen I and the brother-in-law of the co...
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Ahmed Marcouch
Ahmed Marcouch (Arabic: أحمد مركوش‎; born May 2, 1969 in Beni-Boughafer, Nador Province) is a Dutch politician and former police officer, civil servant and educator. As a member of the Dutch...
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Diederik Jansz. Graeff
Diederik Jansz Graeff, also Dirk Jansz Graeff, Lord of the manor Vredenhof (Amsterdam 1532 – Jul 27 1589), first illustrious member of the De Graeff family, was a rich merchant, ship-owner and p...
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Albert Burgh
Albert Coenraadsz. Burgh (1593 – 24 December 1647) was a Dutch physician who was mayor of Amsterdam and a councillor in the Admiralty of Amsterdam.
Burgh was born into a rich brewer's family...
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Gijs van Hall
Gijsbert van Hall (21 April 1904, Amsterdam – 22 May 1977, Amsterdam) was a Dutch politician and Mayor of Amsterdam between 1957 and 1967. His brother, Walraven van Hall, was a banker and resistance l...
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Joan Geelvinck (1737–1802)
Joan Geelvinck (Amsterdam, 7 August 1737 - Amsterdam, 2 July 1802) was, in 1787, mayor of Amsterdam for scarcely 6 months. He came to offices after two Orangist mayors were ejected in a radical way. ...
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Gillis Valckenier
Gillis Valckenier (1623–1680) was nine years burgomaster of Amsterdam: in 1665, 1666, 1668, 1670, 1673, 1674, 1676, 1678, 1679. He was a strong personality, but changing allies as a real opportunist.V...
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Johannes Hudde
Johannes (van Waveren) Hudde (23 April 1628, Amsterdam – 15 April 1704, Amsterdam) was a burgomaster (mayor) of Amsterdam between 1672 – 1703, a mathematician and governor of the Dutch Eas...
Lodewijk Asscher
Lodewijk Frans Asscher ([ˈloːdəˌʋɛi̯k ˈɑʃər]; born 27 September 1974) is a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA). He has been the Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands and Minister of Social ...
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Gijsbert van Tienhoven
Gijsbert van Tienhoven (12 February 1841 – 10 October 1914) was prime minister of the Netherlands from 21 August 1891 until 8 May 1894. He was also mayor of Amsterdam from 1880 to 1891.
Gij...
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