Famous Playwrights from the Netherlands

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

Examples of people on this list: Isabelle de Charrière, Gerrit Komrij and many more.

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

Use this list of renowned Dutch playwrights to discover some new playwrights that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
  • Gerbrand Adriaenszoon Bredero
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  • Gerrit Komrij
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  • Govert Bidloo
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