Jacob Boreel
Jacob Boreel (April 1, 1630, Amsterdam – August 21, 1697, Velsen) was an ambassador in France, sheriff and burgomaster of Amsterdam in 1696. Between 1664 / 65 he travelled through Russia with h...
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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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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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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 Geelvinck
Cornelis Geelvinck (15 November 1621, Amsterdam - 16 December 1689, Amsterdam) was important in the city administration of Amsterdam that arose after stadholder William III came to power in 1672, both...
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Jacob Dircksz de Graeff
Jacob Dircksz de Graeff (1579/1571 – 6 October 1636) was one of the most illustrious members of the De Graeff family. He was a powerful member of the States Faction, regent and mayor of Amsterda...
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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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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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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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List of mayors of Amsterdam
Below is a list of mayors (burgemeesters) of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Since 1824, only one mayor governs Amsterdam at a time. Mayors of Dutch cities are appointed by the cabinet in the name of the...
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Joan Huydecoper van Maarsseveen (1599–1661)
Joan Huydecoper van Maarsseveen (1599–1661) took over the family tannery business and the trade in pelts and armaments. The name Huydecoper means literally 'buyer of pelts'. Huydecoper had a pro...
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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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Gerlach Cornelis Joannes van Reenen
Gerlach Cornelis Joannes van Reenen (30 September 1818, Amsterdam – 31 May 1893, The Hague) was a Dutch politician.He was Major of Amsterdam from 1850-1853 and later a member of the House of Rep...
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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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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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Cornelis Hooft
Cornelis Pietersz. Hooft (1547 – 1627 in Amsterdam) was a Dutch statesman. He was the grandson of Pieter Willemsz. Hooft, a Zaanse grain merchant and shipmaster, and the father of the poet and dramat...
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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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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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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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