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Famous People Named Hendrik  

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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.
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Hendrik Verwoerd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozebo... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
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
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 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, 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
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
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
Hendrik Roodt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Hendrik
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