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List of notable or famous engineers from the Netherlands, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in the Netherlands and even some popular engineers who immigrated to the Netherlands. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Dutch engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from the Netherlands is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include Alexander Weygers and Anthony Fokker.

This historic engineers from the Netherlands list can help answer the questions "Who are some Dutch engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous engineers from the Netherlands?" These prominent engineers of the Netherlands may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Dutch engineers.

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Prof. Dr. Aldert van der Ziel, was a Dutch physicist who studied electronic noise processes in materials such as semiconductors and metals. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 81 (1910-1991)

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Alexander Weygers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Engineers from the Netherlands
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Alexander George Weygers, was a polymath Dutch-American artist who is best known as a sculptor, painter, print maker, blacksmith, carpenter, United States Marine, philosopher, Aerospace engineer and author. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 88 (1901-1989)

Birthplace: Indonesia, Java, Asia, Southeast Asia

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Anthony Fokker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Engineers from the Netherlands
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Anton Herman Gerard "Anthony" Fokker was a Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft manufacturer. He is most famous for the fighter aircraft he produced in Germany during the First World War such as the Eindecker monoplanes, the Dr.1 triplane and the D.VII biplane. After the treaty of Versailles forbade Germany to produce airplanes, Fokker moved his business, to the Netherlands where his company was responsible for a variety of successful aircraft including the Fokker trimotor, a successful passenger aircraft of the inter-war years. He died in North America in 1939. Later authors suggest he was personally charismatic but unscrupulous in business and a controversial character. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 49 (1890-1939)

Birthplace: Blitar, Indonesia

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Anton Adriaan Mussert was one of the founders of the National Socialist Movement in the Netherlands and its formal leader. As such, he was the most prominent national socialist in the Netherlands before and during World War II. During the war, he was able to keep this position, due to the support he received from the Germans. After the war, he was convicted and executed for high treason. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 52 (1894-1946)

Birthplace: Werkendam, Netherlands

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