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Who knew there were so many famous people named Hendrik in the world? Our list of celebrities named Hendrik includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Hendriks below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Hendrik, actors named Hendrik, and much more. Hendrik Verwoerd, Hendrik Bouman, and Hendrik Lorentz are only a few of the well-known people named Hendrik on this list.

Hendrik Verwoerd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Verwoerd Politician Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd, also known as Dr H.F Verwoerd, was a South African Applied Psychology and Sociology Professor, newspaper editor and Prime Minister of South Africa. He is regarded as ...more

Hendrik Bouman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Bouman Pianist Hendrik "Henk" Bouman is a Dutch harpsichordist, fortepianist, conductor and composer of music written in the baroque and classical idioms of the 17th & 18th Century.

Hendrik Lorentz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Lorentz Physicist Hendrik Antoon Lorentz was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Zeeman effect. He also derived the ...more

Hendrik Wade Bode is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Wade Bode Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist Hendrik Wade Bode was an American engineer, researcher, inventor, author and scientist, of Dutch ancestry. As a pioneer of modern control theory and electronic telecommunications he ...more

Hendrik S. Houthakker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik S. Houthakker Scientist, Economist Hendrik Samuel Houthakker was a Jewish Dutch-American economist.

Hendrik Willem van Loon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Willem van Loon Journalist, Historian, Writer Hendrik Willem van Loon was a Dutch-American historian, journalist, and award-winning children's book author.

Hendrik Hertzberg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Hertzberg Editor, Commentator, Speechwriter Hendrik Hertzberg is an American liberal journalist, best known as the principal political commentator for The New Yorker magazine. He has also been a speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter and ...more

Hendrik C. van de Hulst is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik C. van de Hulst Astronomer Hendrik Christoffel "Henk" van de Hulst ForMemRS was a Dutch astronomer and mathematician. In 1944, while a student in Utrecht, he predicted the existence of the 21 cm hyperfine line ...more

Hendrik Casimir is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Casimir Physicist Hendrik Brugt Gerhard Casimir ForMemRS was a Dutch physicist best known for his research on the two-fluid model of superconductors in 1934 and the Casimir effect in 1948.

Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman Graphic Designer Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman was a Dutch artist, typographer and printer. Werkman was born in Leens, in the Dutch province of Groningen. In 1908, he established a printing and publishing house in ...more

Hendrik van Riessen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik van Riessen Professor, Philosopher Hendrik Van Riessen (1911-2000) was one of the second generation of reformational philosophers. The first generation of Herman Dooyeweerd and D. H. Th. Vollenhoven. Other second generationers ...more

Hendrik Pieter Nicolaas Muller is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Pieter Nicolaas Muller Businessperson, Diplomat, Publicist Hendrik Pieter Nicolaas Muller, GON, RNL, FRGS was a Dutch businessman, diplomat, explorer, publicist, and philanthropist. He was a son of Hendrik Muller Sz., a Rotterdam-based Dutch businessman ...more

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Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozebo... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozeboom Chemist H. W. Bakhuis Roozeboom was a Dutch chemist who gained his reputation for works on phase behaviour in physical chemistry. H. W. Bakhuis Roozeboom was born in Alkmaar in the Netherlands. ...more

Hendrik Brouwer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Brouwer Pirate Hendrik Brouwer was a Dutch explorer, admiral, and colonial administrator both in Japan and the Dutch East Indies.

Hendrik van Gent is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik van Gent Astronomer Hendrik van Gent was a Dutch astronomer. He moved to South Africa in 1928 in order to observe the southern sky at the Leiden Southern Station and the Union Observatory in Johannesburg. He ...more

Hendrik Brugmans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Brugmans Hendrik Brugmans was the son of historian Hajo Brugmans and Maria Keizer. He studied history of French literature at the Universiteit van Amsterdam and the Sorbonne University in Paris. ...more

Hendrik Goltzius is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Goltzius Hendrik Goltzius, was a Dutch printmaker, draftsman, and painter. He was the leading Dutch engraver of the early Baroque period, or Northern Mannerism, noted for his sophisticated technique and ...more

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Hendrik Conscience is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Conscience Henri or Hendrik Conscience was a Belgian author. He is considered as the pioneer of Dutch-language literature in Flanders, writing at a time when Belgium was dominated by French among the upper ...more

Hendrik Martz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Martz Actor Hendrik Martz is a German actor.

Hendrik Feldwehr is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Feldwehr Soldier, Swimmer Hendrik Feldwehr is a German swimmer from Bremerhaven.

Hendrik Petrus Berlage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Petrus Berlage Architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage was a prominent Dutch architect.

Hendrik Borgmann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik

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Hendrik Roodt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Roodt Rugby Player Hendrik Roodt is a South African rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is Lock. He represents the Lions in Super Rugby and the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup. ...more

Hendrik Timmer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Timmer Tennis player Hendrik Timmer was a Dutch sportsman, who primarily played tennis. Born in Utrecht, Timmer also won golf tournaments, became Dutch squash champion, played badminton and hockey. He died aged 94 ...more

Hendrik Andriessen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Andriessen Hendrik Franciscus Andriessen was a Dutch composer and organist. He is remembered most of all for his improvisation at the organ and for the renewal of Catholic liturgical music in the ...more

Hendrik Arnst is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Arnst Actor Hendrik Arnst is an actor.

Hendrik J. Gerritsen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik

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Hendrik Duryn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Duryn Actor Hendrik Duryn is an actor.

Hendrik de Wit is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik de Wit Hendrik Cornelis Dirk de Wit was a Dutch systematic botanist who contributed significantly to the knowledge of the Aroid genera Cryptocoryne and Lagenandra. He grew up in the Waterland, a marshy ...more

Hendrik Handloegten is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Handloegten Screenwriter, Film Editor, Film Director Hendrik Handloegten is a film director, film editor and screenwriter.

Hendrik Martenszoon Sorgh is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Martenszoon Sorgh Hendrik Martenszoon Sorgh, was a Dutch Golden Age painter of genre works.

Hendrik Koekoek is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Koekoek Politician, Farmer Hendrik Koekoek was a Dutch farmer and politician of the defunct Farmers' Party. The founder and its Party leader and Party Chair from 1958 until 1981. He served as the Parliamentary leader of ...more

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Hendrik Tollens is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Tollens Henricus Franciscus Caroluszoon Tollens was a Dutch poet best known for Wien Neêrlands Bloed, the national anthem of the Netherlands between 1815 and 1932. The Tollensprijs is named after

Hendrik Zwaardemaker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Zwaardemaker Scientist Hendrik Zwaardemaker was a Dutch scientist who invented the olfactometer in 1888. From 1897 to 1927 he was professor of Experimental Physiology at the University of Utrecht. In addition to his ...more

Hendrik Kloosterman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Kloosterman Mathematician Hendrik Douwe Kloosterman was a Dutch mathematician, known for his work in number theory and in representation theory. After completing his master's degree in Leiden from 1918–1922 he studied in ...more

Hendrik van Rheede is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik van Rheede Botanist Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Drakenstein was a military man and a colonial administrator of the Dutch East India Company and naturalist. Between 1670 and 1677 he served as a governor of Dutch ...more

Hendrik Lenstra is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Lenstra Mathematician Hendrik Willem Lenstra Jr. is a Dutch mathematician.

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Hendrik Marsman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Marsman Writer Hendrik Marsman was a Dutch poet and writer. He died while escaping to Great Britain, when the ship he was sailing on, the S.S. Berenice, either suffered a fatal engine-room explosion, or was ...more

Hendrik Jan Schimmel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Jan Schimmel Novelist Hendrik Jan Schimmel, Dutch poet and novelist, was born at 's-Graveland, in the province of North Holland, where his father was a notary and the burgomaster. From 1836 to 1842 Schimmel served in ...more

Hendrik Kammemeijer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Kammemeijer Actor Hendrik Kammemeijer is an actor.

Hendrik de Vries is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik de Vries Hendrik de Vries was a significant Dutch poet and painter. He was an early surrealist, was liberal-minded, and preached vitality. The subconscious mind plays a crucial role in his poetry. Much ...more

Hendrik van Rijgersma is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik van Rijgersma Botanist Hendrik Elingsz van Rijgersma was a Dutch naturalist, physician, amateur botanist, malacologist and ichthyologist. He became a physician in 1858, and practiced medicine in the small town of Jisp ...more

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Hendrik Maaß is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Maaß Actor Hendrik Maaß is an actor.

Hendrik Merkus de Kock is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Merkus de Kock Politician Hendrik Merkus, Baron de Kock was a Dutch military general, minister, and senator. Hendrik Merkus de Kock was born on 25 May 1779 in Heusden in the Republic of the United Netherlands. His father ...more

Hendrik Nachtsheim is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Nachtsheim Comedian, Saxophonist, Musician Hendrik Nachtsheim is a German musician, comedian, writer and actor.

Hendrik W. (H.W.) van der Merw... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik W. (H.W.) van der Merwe Professor Hendrik W. (H.W.) van der Merwe was a South African academic, a Quaker, and a pioneer of conflict resolution. He founded the Abe Bailey Institute for Inter-Racial Studies at the ...more

Hendrik Christian Andersen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Christian Andersen Urban planner Hendrik Christian Andersen was a Norwegian-American sculptor, painter and urban planner.

Hendrik van Heuraet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik van Heuraet Mathematician Hendrik van Heuraet was a Dutch mathematician. He was noted as one of the founders of the integral. From [1653 he studied at Leiden University where he interacted with Frans van Schooten, ...more

Hendrik Poinar is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Poinar Professor Hendrik Nicholas Poinar is an evolutionary biologist specializing in ancient DNA. Poinar first became known for extracting DNA sequences from ground sloth coprolites. He is currently director of ...more

Hendrik Marx is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
Hendrik Marx Hendrik Marx is a Namibian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He has played for the Namibian Under-19s cricket team since 2006, when he played in the ...more