Famous People From Holland

List of famous people from Holland, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Holland, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Holland you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Holland, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

This list includes Joop van Oosterom, Jan de Hartog and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Holland?" or "Which celebrities were born in Holland?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Holland, Pennsylvania
  • Johan de Witt
    Dec. at 46 (1625-1672)
    • Birthplace: Dordrecht, Netherlands
    Johan de Witt (24 September 1625 – 20 August 1672) was a Dutch statesman and a major political figure in the Dutch Republic in the mid-17th century, when its flourishing sea trade in a period of ...more
  • Joop Wijn
    Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
    Joannes Gerardus "Joop" Wijn (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjoːp ˈʋɛi̯n]; born 20 May 1969) is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and businessman.
  • Cornelis de Witt
    Dec. at 49 (1623-1672)
    • Birthplace: Dordrecht, Netherlands
    Cornelis de Witt (pronunciation ) (15 June 1623 – 20 August 1672) was a Dutch politician.
  • Ary Scheffer
    Dec. at 63 (1795-1858)
    • Birthplace: Dordrecht, Netherlands
    Ary Scheffer (10 February 1795 – 15 June 1858) was a Dutch-French Romantic painter. He was known mostly for his works based on literature, with paintings based on the works of Dante, Goethe, and Lord ...more
    • Birthplace: Amstelveen, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Ellen van Maris (born 1957 in Amstelveen) is a former professional female bodybuilder from the Netherlands.