Abraham Kuyper

1837 - 1920

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Abraham Kuyper (; Dutch: [ˈaːbraːɦɑm ˈkœypər]; 29 October 1837 – 8 November 1920), "with a 'y', not an 'ij'", was Prime Minister of the Netherlands between 1901 and 1905, an influential neo-Calvinist theologian and also a journalist. He established the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands, which upon its foundation became the second largest Reformed denomination in the country behind the state-supported Dutch Reformed Church. In addition, he founded the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Anti-Revolutionary Party, and a newspaper. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham Kuyper has received more than 330,381 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Abraham Kuyper is the 4,934th most popular politician (up from 5,232nd in 2019), the 203rd most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 214th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Abraham Kuyper ranks 4,934 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Bidatsu, Pyotr Krasnov, Psusennes II, Nicomedes I of Bithynia, Pavel Axelrod, and Kurmanbek Bakiyev. After him are Mamoru Shigemitsu, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, Alberic II of Spoleto, Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu, Mesud I, and Sahle-Work Zewde.

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Among people born in 1837, Abraham Kuyper ranks 27Before him are Rosalía de Castro, Empress Dowager Ci'an, Francis, Duke of Teck, Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Émile Waldteufel, and James Murray. After him are Arnold Janssen, Pierre Auguste Cot, Ilia Chavchavadze, Édouard Stephan, Wild Bill Hickok, and Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione. Among people deceased in 1920, Abraham Kuyper ranks 28Before him are Benito Pérez Galdós, Essad Pasha Toptani, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Venustiano Carranza, Max Klinger, and Otto Gross. After him are Prince Joachim of Prussia, Nectarios of Aegina, Alexius Meinong, Fatali Khan Khoyski, Lothar von Trotha, and Mikhail Eisenstein.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Abraham Kuyper ranks 203 out of 1,209Before him are Willem Kalf (1619), Dirck van Baburen (1595), Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460), Johan Jongkind (1819), Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824), and Patrick Kluivert (1976). After him are Nicolaes Tulp (1593), Willem Drees (1886), Jacob Clemens non Papa (1510), Anton Geesink (1934), C. C. Catch (1964), and Peter Bosz (1963).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Abraham Kuyper ranks 27Before him are Princess Irene of the Netherlands (1939), Nicholas J. Spykman (1893), Margaret of Bavaria (1363), Philip William, Prince of Orange (1554), Pim Fortuyn (1948), and Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824). After him are Willem Drees (1886), Joan Blaeu (1596), William II, Duke of Bavaria (1365), Hendrik Verwoerd (1901), Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851), and Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau (1627).