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Netherlands ranks 13th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Sweden, India, and Poland. Memorable people born in present day Netherlands include Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Johannes Vermeer. Memorable people who died in Netherlands include Rembrandt, Johannes Vermeer, and Baruch Spinoza. Netherlands has been the birth place of many soccer players, and politicians and the death place of many painters, and politicians.

The Netherlands, informally Holland, is a country located in northwestern Europe with overseas territories in the Caribbean. It is the largest of the four constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Netherlands consists of twelve provinces; it borders Germany to the east and Belgium to the south, with a North Sea coastline to the north and west. It shares maritime borders with the United Kingdom, Germany, and Belgium. The official language is Dutch, with West Frisian as a secondary official language in the province of Friesland. Dutch, English, and Papiamento are official in the Caribbean territories. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 0 and 2007, present day Netherlands was the birth place of 1,640 globally memorable people, including Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Johannes Vermeer. Additionaly, 657 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Netherlands including Rembrandt, Johannes Vermeer, and Baruch Spinoza.

People Born in Present Day Netherlands

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People Deceased in Present Day Netherlands

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Netherlands were soccer players (430), politicians (164), painters (155), athletes (101), and cyclists (94),  while most who died were painters (151), politicians (117), writers (49), soccer players (45), and biologists (23).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Netherlands, including Johan Cruyff, Ruud Gullit, and Rob Rensenbrink. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Netherlands, including Johan Cruyff, Ruud Gullit, and Rob Rensenbrink.

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Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Netherlands since 1700.