Servaes de Koninck
Performed by Dopo Emilio. Servaes de Koninck (c. 1654 -- c. 1701) was a baroque composer from the Netherlands, of motets, Dutch songs, chamber and incidental...
Gemma Frisius
Gemma Frisius (born Jemme Reinerszoon) (December 9, 1508 – May 25, 1555), was a physician, mathematician, cartographer, philosopher, and instrument maker. He created important globes, improved t...
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Albert Pighius
Albert Pighius (Pigghe) (born at Kampen, Overyssel, Netherlands, about 1490; died at Utrecht, 28 December 1542) was a Dutch Roman Catholic theologian, mathematician, and astronomer.
He studied phi...
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Petrus Codde
Pieter Codde also known as Petrus Codde (27 November 1648 in Amsterdam – 18 December 1710 in Utrecht) was apostolic vicar of the Catholic Church's Vicariate Apostolic of Batavia, also known as t...
Philip Verheyen
Philip Verheyen (April 23, 1648 – January 28, 1710) was a Flemish surgeon, anatomist and author.As the third child of seven, Philip Verheyen was born in Verrebroek, in modern Belgium, (most likely in ...
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William Gahan
William Gahan (5 June 1732 in the parish of St. Nicholas, Dublin – 6 December 1804 in the parish of St. Nicolas, Dublin) was an Irish priest and author. He entered on his novitiate in the Augus...
Giles de Coninck
Giles de Coninck (Aegidius; also called Regius) (b. 20 December 1571, at Bailleul in French Flanders; d. 31 May 1633, at Leuven) was a Flemish Jesuit theologian.Alphonsus Liguori considered Coninck a ...
Jorge Vala
Jorge Vala (born 1984), PhD in social psychology, University of Louvain, was a full professor at ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute, and is currently a researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences ...
Elbertus Leoninus
Elbertus Leoninus was the Latinized name of Elbert de Leeuw (Zaltbommel, 1519 or 1520 – Arnhem, December 16, 1598), Dutch jurist and statesman, who helped negotiate the Pacification of Ghent.
Leon...
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Zeger Bernhard van Espen
Zeger Bernhard van Espen (Espenius) (born at Leuven, 9 July 1646; died at Amersfoort, Netherlands, 2 October 1728) was a Belgian canonist.
He completed his higher studies at old University of Louv...
Jacobus Boonen
Jacobus Boonen (11 October 1573 – 30 June 1655) was the sixth Bishop of Ghent (1617–1620) and the fourth Archbishop of Mechelen (1621–1655).Born at Antwerp, Boonen studied at the University of L...
Andreas Vesalius
Andreas Vesalius (31 December 1514-October 1564) was an anatomist, physician, and author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy, De humani corporis fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human B...
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Vincens Lunge
Vincens Lunge (sporadically referred to as Vincents Lunge) (c. 1486 – 3 January 1536) was a Danish noble, member of the Norwegian realm council (Riksråd) and the foremost representative of King Chris...
Albert d'Orville
Albert Dorville, (also known as Albert Le Comte d’Orville) (12 August 1621, Brussels, Belgium - 8 April 1662, Agra, India) was a Belgian Jesuit priest, missionary in China and cartographer.
The yo...
Petrus Joseph Triest
Peter Joseph Triest (31 August 1760 – 24 June 1836) was a Belgian Roman Catholic priest, and the founder of the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary (1803), the Brothers of Charity (1807), the Brother...
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Franciscus Sonnius
Franciscus Sonnius (12 August 1506 – 30 June 1576) was a theologian during the time of the contrareformation, an advisor of the pope and the first bishop of Bois-Le-Duc and later of Antwerp. His...
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Cornelis de Bie
Cornelis de Bie (10 February 1627 – c. 1715) was a Flemish rederijker, poet, jurist and minor politician from Lier.He is the author of about 64 works, mostly comedies. He is known internationally toda...
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Johannes van Neercassel
Johannes Baptista van Neercassel (Gorinchem, 1625 – Zwolle, 6 June 1686) was Vicar Apostolic to the Dutch Mission from 1663 to 1686.
He studied at Louvain and in Paris, where he joined the Oratori...
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Petrus Peckius the Elder
Petrus Peckius the Elder (born Pieter Peck, Zierikzee, 16 July 1529; died Mechelen, 16 July 1589), also known as Pierre Peckius, was an eminent Netherlandish jurist, one of the first to write about in...
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Walter Deloenus
Wouter Deelen, (English: Walter Deloenus, Latin: Gualterus Delenus, French: Gualtier Delvin)(Balen c.1500 - London 1563) was a Dutch Anabaptist, Greek and Hebrew scholar, for a time librarian of Henry...
Francis Sylvius
Francis Sylvius (1581, in Braine-le-Comte, Hainault, now in Belgium – 22 February 1649, at Douai) was a Flemish Roman Catholic theologian.
After completing his course of humanities at Mons, ...
Justus Lipsius
Justus Lipsius (Joose Lips or Joost Lips) (18 October 1547 – 23 March 1606) was a Flemish philologist and humanist. Lipsius wrote a series of works designed to revive ancient Stoicism in a form that w...
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Servaes de Koninck
Servaes de Koninck, or Servaes de Konink, Servaas de Koninck or Servaas de Konink, or Servaes de Coninck (1653/54 – c.1701) was a baroque composer from the Netherlands of motets, Dutch songs, chamber ...
Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Julius of Brunswick-Lüneburg (also known as Julius of Braunschweig; 29 June 1528 – 3 May 1589), Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, was prince of Wolfenbüttel from 1568 until his death.Julius was born and die...
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Charles Nerinckx
Rev. Charles Nerinckx (2 October 1761, Herfelingen – 12 August 1824) was a Roman Catholic missionary priest who migrated from Belgium to work in Kentucky. He founded the Sisters of Loretto religious ...
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Ferdinand de Boisschot
Ferdinand van Boisschot (1560s, Brussels - 24 November 1649, Brussels) was a Netherlandish jurist and diplomat, and chancellor of the Duchy of Brabant.His father, Jan Baptist van Boisschot, was a memb...
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Jacob van Deventer (cartographer)
Jacob Roelofs van Deventer (born in Kampen, c. 1500/1505, died in Cologne, 1575) was a Dutch cartographer of the Renaissance. He is today best known for his work in systematically cartographing all Du...
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Sasbout Vosmeer
Sasbout Vosmeer (Delft, 13 March 1548 – Cologne, 3 May 1614) was the first apostolic vicar to the Dutch Mission.
Vosmeer's father and mother were both from regenten families in Delft. He studied i...
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Johannes Stadius
Johannes Stadius or Estadius (Dutch: Jan Van Ostaeyen; French: Jean Stade) (ca. 1 May 1527 – 17 June 1579), was a Flemish astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician.
Born Jan Van Ostaeyen in the to...
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Henricus Reneri
Henricus Reneri or Renerius (1593, Huy – 20 March 1639, Utrecht) was a Dutch philosopher.
Reneri was born at Huy in the Prince-Bishopric of Liège in 1593. He studied liberal arts at the University...
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