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

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

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Adriaen van der Donck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lawyers from the Netherlands
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Adriaen van der Donck

Adriaen Cornelissen van der Donck was a lawyer and landowner in New Netherland after whose honorific Jonkheer the city of Yonkers, New York is named. In addition to being the first lawyer in the Dutch colony, he was a leader in the political life of New Amsterdam, and an activist for Dutch-style ...more

Age: Died at 37 (1618-1655)

Birthplace: Breda, Netherlands

Profession: Lawyer


Albert Geelvinck

Albert Geelvinck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from the Netherlands
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Age: Died at 46 (1647-1693)

Profession: Politician, Lawyer

Alexander de Savornin Lohman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from the Netherlands
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Alexander de Savornin Lohman

Jkr. Alexander Frederik de Savornin Lohman was a Dutch politician and leader of the Christian Historical Union during the first quarter of the 20th century. He was a member of the lower Dutch nobility and held the title of jonkheer. He was born into a family of Walloon Reformed extraction. During ...more

Age: Died at 87 (1837-1924)

Birthplace: Groningen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Profession: Lawyer

Anthonie Duyck was Grand Pensionary of Holland between 1621 and 1629. ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1560-1629)

Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands

Profession: Lawyer

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