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Netherlands

Netherlands ranks 13th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Sweden, Poland, and China. Memorable people born in present day Netherlands include Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Baruch Spinoza. Memorable people who died in Netherlands include Rembrandt, Baruch Spinoza, and Johannes Vermeer. 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 primarily located in Western Europe and partly in the Caribbean, forming the largest constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In Europe, it consists of 12 provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with those countries and the United Kingdom. In the Caribbean, it consists of three special municipalities: the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba. The country's official language is Dutch, with West Frisian as a secondary official language in the province of Friesland, and English and Papiamentu as secondary official languages in the Caribbean Netherlands. Dutch Low Saxon and Limburgish are recognised regional languages, while Sinte Romani and Yiddish are recognised non-territorial languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2007, present day Netherlands was the birth place of 909 globally memorable people, including Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Baruch Spinoza. Additionaly, 365 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Netherlands including Rembrandt, Baruch Spinoza, and Johannes Vermeer.

People Born in Present Day Netherlands

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Most individuals born in present day Netherlands were soccer players (240), politicians (95), painters (88), cyclists (43), and writers (36),  while most who died were painters (82), politicians (75), writers (26), biologists (16), and mathematicians (12).

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 Leo Beenhakker. 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 Leo Beenhakker.

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