Dutch Republic
The Dutch Republic, officially known as the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden), Republic of the United Netherlands or Republic of the Seve...
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Willem Bentinck van Rhoon
Willem Count Bentinck (Whitehall in London, 6 November 1704 – The Hague, 13 October 1774), Lord of Rhoon and Pendrecht, after 1733 Imperial Count Bentinck, eldest son from the second marriage of Willi...
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States of Zeeland
The States of Zeeland (Dutch: Staten van Zeeland, [ˈstaːtə(n) vɑn ˈzeːlɑnt]) are the States-Provincial for the Dutch province of Zeeland. It forms the legislative body of the province. Its 39 seat...
Ineke van Gent
Wilhelmina (Ineke) van Gent (born June 21, 1957 in Arnhem) is a former Dutch politician. She was a member of the House of Representatives for GreenLeft (GroenLinks) from May 19, 1998 to September 19...
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Jan Timman
Jan Timman (born 14 December 1951) is a Dutch chess Grandmaster who was one of the world's leading players from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. At the peak of his career he was considered to be the...
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Dutch Republic Lion
The Dutch Republic Lion (also known as States Lion) was the badge of the Union of Utrecht, the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands and is a precursor of the current coat of arms of the Kingdom th...
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Maarten 't Hart
Maarten 't Hart (born 25 November 1944 in Maassluis) is a Dutch biologist who studied zoology and ethology at the University of Leiden and taught that subject before becoming a full-time writer in the...
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States-General of the Netherlands
The States General of the Netherlands (Dutch: Staten-Generaal der Nederlanden) is the bicameral legislature of the Netherlands, consisting of the Senate (Eerste Kamer) and the House of Representat...
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Act of Abjuration
The Act of Abjuration or Plakkaat van Verlatinghe, signed on 26 July 1581 in The Hague confirmed the decision made by the States General of the Netherlands in Antwerp on 22 July 1581, formally declare...
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Thomas von der Dunk
Thomas von der Dunk (Soestdijk, 2 July 1961) is a Dutch cultural historian, writer, and columnist who has written for de Volkskrant and HP/De Tijd. A controversial figure, in 2011 Von der Dunk angere...
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Politics and government of the Netherlands (1581–1795)
The Dutch Republic was a confederation of seven provinces, which had their own governments and were very independent, and a number of so-called Generality Lands. These latter were governed directly b...
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Tom Pitstra
Tom Pitstra (born 6 August 1949, Leeuwarden) is a Dutch politician.
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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Daniel Raap
Daniël Raap (Amsterdam, 1702 — Amsterdam, 10 January 1754) was a porcelain merchant who played a leading role during the Orangist revolution in the Netherlands of 1747–1751.During the opening months o...
Dutch West India Company
Dutch West India Company (Dutch: Geoctroyeerde Westindische Compagnie, [ɣəʔɔktroːˈeːrdə ʋɛstˈɪndisə kɔmpɑˈɲi] or Dutch: GWIC; English: Chartered West India Company) was a chartered company...
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Ellen ten Damme
Ellen ten Damme (October 7, 1967) is a Dutch actress, performer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Ten Damme both sings and acts in three languages (Dutch, English and German), and plays pi...
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Treaty of Plessis-les-Tours
The Treaty of Plessis-les-Tours was signed on September 29, 1580 between the Dutch Staten Generaal (with the exception of Zeeland and Holland) and François, Duke of Anjou (supported by William the Sil...
Theo van Gogh (film director)
Theodoor "Theo" van Gogh ([ˈteːjoː vɑŋ ˈɣɔx]; 23 July 1957 – 2 November 2004) was a Dutch film director, film producer, columnist, author and actor. Van Gogh worked with the Somali-born...
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Pierre Bokma
Pierre Henri Martin Bokma (born 20 December 1955 in Paris) is an award winning Dutch stage, television and film actor.Pierre Bokma received his professional training at the Maastricht Academy of Drama...
Henk Westbroek
Henk Westbroek (born 27 February 1952) is a Dutch radiohost, singer, songwriter and owner of a cafe named 'Stairway to Heaven' in the city of Utrecht. He was also a political activist for Leefbaar Utr...
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Tomas Ross
Tomas Ross (Den Bommel, 16 September 1944) is a Dutch writer who is famous for his historical criminal thrillers.He was born as Willem Pieter Hogendoorn in Den Bommel (Goeree-Overflakkee). He has used...
Ben Knapen
Hubertus Petrus Maria "Ben" Knapen (born 6 January 1951 in Kaatsheuvel) is a former Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He was the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs in the fir...
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Johan Derksen
Johannes Gerrit (Johan) Derksen (born January 31, 1949 in Heteren, Gelderland) is a Dutch sports journalist and former football player. He played professional football between 1966 and 1978 for five c...
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Second Stadtholderless Period
The Second Stadtholderless Period or Era (Dutch: Tweede Stadhouderloze Tijdperk) is the designation in Dutch historiography of the period between the death of stadtholder William III on March 19,...
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Harry van Bommel
Henricus (Harry) van Bommel (born June 24, 1962 in Helmond) is a Dutch politician, anti-globalization activist and former educator. As a member of the Socialist Party (Socialistische Partij) he has be...
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