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

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

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Arjan Brussee

Arjan Brussee is a Dutch computer game programmer, the main coder behind both Jazz Jackrabbit games, and the co-founder of Boss Key Productions. His latest work was Killzone 2 at Guerrilla Games as a development director. He is often credited with being the first successful Dutch game developer, sometimes mentioned as "the godfather of Dutch game development". On 23 February 2012 Arjan announced that he was leaving Guerilla and would be joining the EA Games studio Visceral Games as an executive producer. Arjan used to be a demoscene coder. As a member of the group Ultra Force, he coded the first demo ever to use 3D imagery on the PC, called Vectordemo. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Age: 50

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Guido van Rossum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Programmers from the Netherlands
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Guido van Rossum is a Dutch computer programmer who is best known as the author of the Python programming language. In the Python community, Van Rossum is known as a "Benevolent Dictator For Life", meaning that he continues to oversee the Python development process, making decisions where necessary. He was employed by Google from 2005 until 7 December 2012, where he spent half his time developing the Python language. In January 2013, Van Rossum started working for Dropbox. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 62

Birthplace: Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Jan Nieuwenhuizen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Programmers from the Netherlands
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Age: 49

Birthplace: Netherlands

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