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List of the most popular authors from Netherlands, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Dutch authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Dutch writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different authors, including Karel Appel and Alfred Hartemink.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Netherlands?" and "Who are the best Dutch authors?"

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Wil Huygen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Wil Huygen Gnomes, Les gnomes, The Secret Book of Gnomes

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Joost Meerloo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Joost Meerloo Along the fourth dimension, Patterns of panic, Aftermath of peace

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Walther Bothe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Walther Bothe Die Streuung von Elektronen in schrägen Folien, Vom Atom zum Weltsystem, Der Streufehler bei der Ausmessung von Nebelkammerbahnen im Magnetfeld

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Aldert Van der Ziel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Aldert Van der Ziel Solid state physical electronics, Noise in solid state devices and circuits, Introduction to electronic circuits

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Anthony A. Hoekema is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Anthony A. Hoekema Holy Spirit baptism, The Meaning of the Millennium, The four major cults

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Gerard Reve is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Gerard Reve De Vierde Man, De Avonden

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Vincent van Gogh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Vincent van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh: The Drawings, Van Gogh on Art and Artists: Letters to Emile Bernard, Vincent's Colors: Words and Pictures by Vincent Van Gogh

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Dick Bruna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Dick Bruna I Can Count, Miffy in the Snow, Miffy Is Crying (Miffy

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Harry Mulisch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Harry Mulisch The Discovery of Heaven, The Assault, Die Prozedur.

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Leo Lionni is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Leo Lionni An extraordinary egg, Six Corbeaux, Una Piedra Extraordinaria

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Janwillem van de Wetering is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Janwillem van de Wetering The Perfidious Parrot, The Japanese corpse, Afterzen

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Cornelis Vreeswijk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Cornelis Vreeswijk Ballader och grimascher, Grimascher och telegram, Poem

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Otto Frank is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Otto Frank Love, Otto: The Legacy of Anne Frank, Dear Cara : Letters From Otto Frank; Anne's Father Shares His Wisdom

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Annie M.G. Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Annie M.G. Schmidt Pippelu, der kleine Bär, Waaidorp

The Best Dutch Golfers of All Time

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Cees Nooteboom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Cees Nooteboom Roads to Santiago, Philip and the Others, In the Dutch mountains

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Willem Frederik Hermans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Willem Frederik Hermans The Darkroom of Damocles, De woeste wandeling, grote medelijden

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Robert van Gulik is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Robert van Gulik The Chinese Bell Murders, The Haunted Monastery, The Phantom of the Temple

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Hella Haasse is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Hella Haasse Transit, Les jardins de Bomarzo, Uitgesproken

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Gerrit Komrij is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Gerrit Komrij De pagode, Maagdenburgse halve bollen, en andere gedichten

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Johan Huizinga is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Johan Huizinga The Autumn of the Middle Ages, Homo Ludens, Erasmus and the Age of Reformation

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Hendrik Willem van Loon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Hendrik Willem van Loon The Story of Mankind, The Fall of the Dutch Republic, Van Loon's geography

The Greatest Horror Books of All Time

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Max Velthuijs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Max Velthuijs Sapo Y El Ancho Mundo, The painter and the bird, Broga Yw Broga

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Abraham Pais is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Abraham Pais Lectures on dispersion relations, Niels Bohr's times, A tale of two continents

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Meindert DeJong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Meindert DeJong The House of Sixty Fathers, The Wheel on the School, The tower by the sea

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Willem de Kooning is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Willem de Kooning Willem de Kooning, Willem de Kooning, Willem de Kooning in East Hampton

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Jan de Hartog is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Jan de Hartog The Fourposter, Stella, The trail of the serpent

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Steve McQueen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Steve McQueen Caribs' leap

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Hugo Grotius is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Hugo Grotius On the Law of War and Peace, Mare Liberum, Le droit de la guerre

The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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Frederick Franck is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Frederick Franck Pilgrimage to now/here, Art as a way, The awakened eye

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J. Bernlef is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
J. Bernlef Haalt de jazz de eenentwintigste eeuw?, Hoe wit kijkt een eskimo, Schijngestalten

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Abraham Kuyper is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Abraham Kuyper Mujeres Del Nuevo Testamento/ Women of the New Testament, The death and resurrection of Christ, Om de oude wereldzee

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Corrie ten Boom is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Corrie ten Boom The Hiding Place, This Day Is the Lord's, Amazing Love

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Karel Appel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Karel Appel Appel's appels, Werk op papier, Karel Appel

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Eddie Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands

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Christiaan Huygens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Christiaan Huygens Treatise on Light, Abhandlung über das Licht, Horologium oscillatorium sive de motu pendularium

The Most Heartbreaking Novels Ever Written

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Louis Couperus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Louis Couperus The Hidden Force, Inevitable, Eline Vere

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Rem Koolhaas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Rem Koolhaas S, M, L

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Miep Gies is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Miep Gies Forget Me Not, Anne Frank Remembered

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Henri Nouwen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Henri Nouwen Reaching out, With open hands, Life of the Beloved

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Marlene Dumas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Marlene Dumas Most Wanted, Marlene Dumas, The question of human pink

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Orlande de Lassus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Orlande de Lassus The Complete Motets 15, Orlandus Lassus en Antwerpen, 1554-1556

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Max Euwe is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Max Euwe Inleiding tot computer en automatisering, Meister gegen Amateur, My Best Games 1920 1937

The Best Tennis Players from Netherlands

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Maarten 't Hart is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Maarten 't Hart De nakomer, Het Woeden der Gehele Wereld, Onder de korenmaat

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Paul Biegel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Paul Biegel The King of the Copper Mountains, El Osito Berreon / The Bear, De brieven van de generaal

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Cornelis Drebbel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Cornelis Drebbel Grondige Oplossinge + Quinta Essentia, Kort begrip...van de elementen, quinta essentia en primum mobile

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Hans Koning is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Hans Koning The revolutionary, The world of Vermeer^! 1632-1675, The Petersburg-Cannes Express

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Hans de Beer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Hans de Beer Little Polar Bear, Ahoy There^! Little Polar Bear, Oli El Pequeno Elefante

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Cornelius Van Til is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Cornelius Van Til An Introduction to Systematic Theology, The confession of 1967, its theological background and ecumenical significance

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Anton Corbijn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Anton Corbijn Anton Corbijn Star trak, 33 still lives

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Frederik Willem van Eeden is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Authors from Netherlands
Frederik Willem van Eeden Van de koele meren des doods, De kleine Johannes, The Bride Of Dreams