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

List features people like André Kuipers, Aletta Jacobs, and many more

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

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Abraham Capadose is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Physicians from the Netherlands
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The Revd Dr Abraham Capadose or Capadoce was a Dutch physician and Calvinist writer. A Jewish convert to Christianity from 1822 onwards, he was part of the Dutch Réveil circle that also included da Costa and Willem de Clercq. ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1795-1874)

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Albert Burgh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicians from the Netherlands
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Albert Coenraadsz. Burgh was a Dutch physician who was mayor of Amsterdam and a councillor in the Admiralty of Amsterdam. ...more

Age: Died at 54 (1593-1647)

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Aletta Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicians from the Netherlands
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Aletta Henriëtte Jacobs, better known as Aletta Jacobs was the first woman to complete a university course in the Netherlands and the first female physician. She was born to a Jewish doctor's family in Sappemeer. She left the local school when she was 13 to study at a ladies' school but did not ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1854-1929)

Birthplace: Sappemeer, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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André Kuipers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Physicians from the Netherlands
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André Kuipers is a Dutch physician and ESA astronaut. He became the second Dutch citizen, third Dutch-born and fifth Dutch-speaking astronaut upon launch of Soyuz TMA-4 on 19 April 2004. Kuipers returned to Earth aboard Soyuz TMA-3 11 days later. Kuipers is the first Dutch astronaut to return to ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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