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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...
John of Leiden
John of Leiden (Dutch: Jan van Leiden, Jan Beukelsz or Jan Beukelszoon; a.k.a. John Bockold or John Bockelson; February 2, 1509 – January 22, 1536), was an Anabaptist leader from the Dutch city of...
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Jacob van Swanenburgh
Jacob van Swanenburg ([ˈjaːkɔp fɑn ˈsʋaːnə(m)bʏrx]) (1571 in Leiden – 1638 in Leiden), was a Dutch Golden Age painter. He was the oldest of the three sons of Isaac van Swanenburg and a master of...
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Geertruida de Haas-Lorentz
Geertruida Luberta de Haas-Lorentz (20 November 1885, Leiden–1973) was a female Dutch physicist and the first to perform fluctuational analysis of electrons as Brownian particles. Consequently she is ...
Self-portraits by Rembrandt
The dozens of self-portraits by Rembrandt were an important part of his oeuvre as a painter. Rembrandt created nearly one hundred self-portraits during his lifetime including approximately fifty paint...
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Johannes Arnoldi Corvinus
Johannes Arnoldi Corvinus born Joannes Arnoldsz Ravens (c.1582, Leiden – 2 January 1650, Amsterdam) was a Dutch Remonstrant minister and jurist.
He was born in Leiden, and in 1606 was a Calvinist ...
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Cornelis Ouwehand
Cornelis Ouwehand (1920–1996) was a Dutch anthropologist and a scholar of Japanese folklore. He is considered the founder of Japanese Studies in Switzerland.
Cornelis Ouwehand was born in Leiden o...
Bartholomeus Dolendo
Bartholomeus Willemsz Dolendo, a Dutch engraver, was born at Leyden about the year 1560, and is presumed to have been instructed in engraving by Hendrik Goltzius. He worked entirely with the graver, i...
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Gerard van Swieten
Gerard van Swieten (May 7, 1700 – June 18, 1772) was a Dutch-Austrian physician.Van Swieten was born in Leiden. He was a pupil of Herman Boerhaave and became in 1745 the personal physician of the Aust...
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Matthijs Huizing
Matthijs Egbert Huizing (born October 10, 1960 in Leiden) is a Dutch politician and former (sports) manager. As a member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en D...