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Jan Huyghen van Linschoten

Jan Huyghen van Linschoten

Jan Huyghen van Linschoten (1563 – 8 February 1611) was a Dutch merchant, trader and historian. An alternative (modern Dutch) spelling of his second name is Huijgen. He travelled extensively along the East Indies' regions under Portuguese influence and served as the archbishop's secretary in Goa between 1583 and 1588. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Huyghen van Linschoten has received more than 66,451 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 131st most popular historian.

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Among HISTORIANS

Among historians, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten ranks 131 out of 292Before him are Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme, Marin Barleti, Pierre Nora, Norman Davies, Ian Kershaw, and Bernard Berenson. After him are Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, Steven Runciman, Bernard Desclot, Thomas Babington Macaulay, René Grousset, and Michael Rostovtzeff.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten ranks 286 out of 908Before him are Eddie Van Halen (1955), Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Virgil van Dijk (1991), Dries van Agt (1931), William I, Count of Hainaut (1287), and Karel Doorman (1889). After him are Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (1798), Aert van der Neer (1603), Jan Jongbloed (1940), Carel Struycken (1948), Piet de Jong (1915), and Allaert van Everdingen (1621).

Among HISTORIANS In Netherlands

Among historians born in Netherlands, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten ranks 2Before him are Johan Huizinga (1872). After him are Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (1798) and Johannes Meursius (1579).