Dutch Roman Catholics

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  1. Sylvie Meis

    Sylvie Meis


    Sylvie Françoise Meis (born 13 April 1978) is a Dutch television personality and model, also popular in Germany.

  2. Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau

    Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau


    Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau (née Cabau van Kasbergen; 19 March 1985) is a Spanish-Dutch actress and television host.

  3. Princess Máxima of the Netherlands

    Princess Máxima of the Netherlands


    Queen Máxima of the Netherlands (born Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti on 17 May 1971) is the wife of King Willem-Alexander. On 30 April 2013, she became the first Dutch queen consort since 1890.

  4. Wesley Sneijder

    Wesley Sneijder


    Wesley Sneijder (born 9 June 1984) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for Turkish club Galatasaray and the Netherlands national team. He was named UEFA midfielder of the season and one of the three best midfielders in the world for 2010 by FIFA. A product of the AFC Ajax Academy, he previously played for Ajax, with whom he won seven trophies and was awarded the Johan Cruyff Trophy in 2004. He was sold to Real Madrid for €27 million in 2007, winning La Liga in his first season with the club and later being sold to Internazionale for €15 million. At Inter, he won Serie A, the UEFA Champions League, the FIFA Club World Cup, and two Coppa Italia. After being sold to Galatasaray for €7.5 million in 2013, he helped the club win the Süper Lig in his first season, following with the capture of the Turkish Super Cup, after a 1–0 win against rivals Fenerbahçe.

  5. Dennis Bergkamp

    Dennis Bergkamp


    Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp (born 10 May 1969) is a Dutch former professional footballer, who is the assistant manager to Frank de Boer at Ajax. Originally a wide midfielder, Bergkamp was moved to main striker and then to second striker, where he remained throughout his playing career. Bergkamp has been described by Jan Mulder as having "the finest technique" of any Dutch international and a "dream for a striker" by teammate Thierry Henry.

  6. Trijntje Oosterhuis

    Trijntje Oosterhuis


    Judith Katrijntje "Trijntje" Oosterhuis (born 5 February 1973) is a Dutch pop and jazz singer. She formed the band Total Touch (1990–2001) with her brother Tjeerd Oosterhuis before she started as a solo artist. She represented the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "Walk Along".

  7. Andre Rieu

    Andre Rieu


    André Léon Marie Nicolas Rieu (born 1 October 1949) is a Dutch violinist and conductor best known for creating the waltz-playing Johann Strauss Orchestra. Together they have turned classical and waltz music into a worldwide concert touring act, as successful as some of the biggest global pop and rock music acts. For his work, Rieu has been awarded such honours as the Order of the Netherlands Lion by the Netherlands, the Knight of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by France, and the Honorary Medal by his native Province of Limburg.

  8. Miep Gies

    Miep Gies


    Hermine Santruschitz (15 February 1909 – 11 January 2010), better known as Miep Gies was one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank, her family and four other Jews from the Nazis in an annex above Anne's father's business premises during World War II. She was Austrian by birth, but in 1920, at the age of eleven, she was taken in as a foster child by a Dutch family to whom she became very attached. Although she was initially only to stay for six months, this stay was extended to one year because of frail health, after which she chose to remain with them, living the rest of her life in the Netherlands. In 1933 she began working for Otto Frank, a businessman who had moved with his family from Germany to the Netherlands in hopes of sparing his family Nazi persecution because they were Jewish. Gies became a close, trusted friend of the family and was a great support to them during the two years they spent in hiding. She retrieved Anne Frank's diary after the family was arrested and kept the papers safe until Otto Frank returned from Auschwitz in 1945, and learned of his younger daughter's death. Together with Alison Leslie Gold Gies authored the book Anne Frank Remembered: The Story of the Woman Who Helped to Hide the Frank Family, first published in 1987.

  9. Tom Parker

    Tom Parker


    Colonel Thomas Andrew "Tom" Parker (born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk; June 26, 1909 – January 21, 1997) was a Dutch-born American talent manager, best known as the manager of Elvis Presley. His management of Presley defined the role of masterminding talent management, which involved every facet of the client's life and was seen as central to the success of Presley's career.

  10. Tamara Moss

    Tamara Moss


    Tamara Moss (born 9 October 1987) is an Indian model.

  11. Gregory van der Wiel

    Gregory van der Wiel


    Gregory Kurtley van der Wiel (born 3 February 1988) is a Dutch international footballer who plays professionally for French club Paris Saint-Germain, as a right back.

  12. Jan de Bont

    Jan de Bont


    Jan de Bont (born 22 October 1943) is a Dutch cinematographer, producer, and film director.

  13. Johannes Vermeer

    Johannes Vermeer


    Johannes, Jan or Johan Vermeer (Dutch pronunciation: baptized in Delft on 31 October 1632 as Joannis, and buried in the same city under the name Jan on 15 December 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in exquisite, domestic interior scenes of middle class life. Vermeer was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime. He seems never to have been particularly wealthy, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death, perhaps because he produced relatively few paintings.

  14. Pim Fortuyn

    Pim Fortuyn


    Wilhelmus Simon Petrus Fortuijn, known as Pim Fortuyn (19 February 1948 – 6 May 2002) was a Dutch politician, civil servant, sociologist, author and professor who formed his own party, Pim Fortuyn List (Lijst Pim Fortuyn or LPF) in 2002.

  15. Desiderius Erasmus

    Desiderius Erasmus


    Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (October 28, 1466 – July 12, 1536), sometimes known as Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, and a theologian. His scholarly name Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus comprises the following three elements: the Latin noun ("longing" or "desire"; the name being a genuine Late Latin name); the Greek adjective () meaning "beloved", and, in the form Erasmus, also the name of a St. Erasmus of Formiae; and the Latinized adjectival form for the city of Rotterdam (Roterodamus).

  16. Fatima Moreira de Melo

    Fatima Moreira de Melo


    Fatima Moreira de Melo, LL.M. (born 4 July 1978 in Rotterdam, South Holland) is a former Dutch field hockey player of Portuguese descent. She has played 191 international matches for the Dutch national team, where she has scored 30 times. Her debut match was on 21 October 1997 against Germany which ended in a 2-1 victory for The Netherlands. She plays on the position of striker. In the Dutch national competition she has played for Tempo '34, HGC and HC Rotterdam. She was part of the Dutch squad that became World Champion at the 2006 Women's Hockey World Cup and which won the 2007 Champions Trophy.
    At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing she won an olympic gold medal with the Dutch national team beating China in the final 2-0.

  17. David Goldstein (Catholic apologist)

    David Goldstein (Catholic apologist)


    David Goldstein (July 7, 1870 in London, England – 1958) was a Jewish convert to the Roman Catholic Church. In addition, he spent much of his life as an activist against the spread of Marxism in labor unions.

  18. Camiel Eurlings

    Camiel Eurlings


    Camiel Martinus Petrus Stephanus Eurlings (born September 16, 1973) is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He served as a Member of the House of Representatives from May 19, 1998 until July 20, 2004 when he became a Member of the European Parliament for the European People's Party until February 22, 2007 when he became Minister of Transport, Public Works and Water Management in the Cabinet Balkenende IV, serving until October 14, 2010. Earlier that year Eurlings announced his retirement from active-politics and became a corporate director for KLM, serving until July 2013 when he became the President and CEO of KLM. He resigned in October 2014 after his contract wasn't renewed.

  19. Herman Finkers

    Herman Finkers


    Hermenegildus "Herman" Felix Victor Maria Finkers [ɦɛrmeːnə'ɣɪɫdəs 'ɦɛrmɑn 'feːlɪks 'vɪktɔr ma'riaː 'fɪŋkərs] (born December 9, 1954 in Almelo, Overijssel) is a comedian from the Dutch region of Twente, who is well known in the Netherlands for his friendly, dry-witted humour and his ambiguous style of storytelling. In his way of telling a story the moral should never be in the way of a good joke or pun. His humor is never at the expense of others, except his brother Wilfried Finkers, who is frequently the target of jokes. Wilfried Finkers co-wrote material and occasionally appeared in his brother's shows. Herman Finkers temporarily stopped performing in 2000, and soon afterwards he was diagnosed with a form of leukemia. He was given an estimate of 10 to 15 years of life left. On August 5, 2006 a Fuchsia was named after him. In 2007 he started playing in theatres again, with a new show called "Na de Pauze" (After the Break).

  20. Princess Irene of the Netherlands

    Princess Irene of the Netherlands


    Princess Irene Emma Elisabeth of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld (born 5 August 1939) is the second child of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld. Irene was first in the public eye when her family fled the Nazi invasion of the Netherlands during World War II, traveling first to Britain and later to Canada. In 1964, her decision to convert to Roman Catholicism and to marry the eldest son and heir of one of the pretenders to the Spanish throne caused a crisis in both the Dutch royal family and government, bringing her into the world spotlight once again. An activist for disarmament, she is also well known for her work with nature.

  21. Andreas Ignatius Schaepman

    Andreas Ignatius Schaepman


    Mgr. Andreas Ignatius Schaepman (4 September 1815, Zwolle – 19 September 1882, Utrecht) was Archbishop of Utrecht from 1868 to 1882 and President of the Great Seminary of Rijsenburg.

  22. Anouchka van Miltenburg

    Anouchka van Miltenburg


    Anouchka van Miltenburg (born April 20, 1967) is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). She has been the President of the House of Representatives since September 25, 2012 and a Member of the House of Representatives since January 30, 2003.

  23. Luc Castaignos

    Luc Castaignos


    Luc Castaignos (born 27 September 1992) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a striker for the Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt. He is the all-time top scorer of the Netherlands U17 national team.

  24. Ben Bot

    Ben Bot


    Bernard Rudolf "Ben" Bot (born 21 November 1937) is a Dutch diplomat of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 3 December 2003 until 22 February 2007 in the Cabinets Balkenende II and III. A career diplomat, he succeed then Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaap de Hoop Scheffer when he became Secretary General of NATO in 2003.

  25. Princess Christina of the Netherlands

    Princess Christina of the Netherlands


    Princess Maria Christina of the Netherlands (born 18 February 1947) is the youngest of four daughters born to Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld.

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