Utrecht - Notable People From Utrecht

Notable People From Utrecht

See also the category People from Utrecht

Over the ages famous people have been born and raised in Utrecht. Among the most famous Utrechters are:

  • Pope Adrian VI (1459–1523) – head of the Catholic Church
  • C.H.D. Buys Ballot (1817–1890) – meteorologist (Buys-Ballot's law)
  • Theo van Doesburg (1883–1931) – painter, artist (De Stijl movement)
  • Gerrit Rietveld (1888–1964) – designer, architect (De Stijl movement)
  • Karel Doorman (1889–1942) – Rear Admiral (Battle of the Java Sea)
  • Dick Bruna (1927) – writer, illustrator (Miffy)
  • Louis Andriessen (1939) – composer
  • Marco van Basten (1964) – football player

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