Famous Dutch People

Name these well known Dutch People. This is an selection of people who are also know outside of the Netherlands, an mix of people who live right now and people from the past. If you want someone included/excluded from this quiz, let me know!
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Last updated: September 18, 2014
First submittedSeptember 14, 2014
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Clue
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"Vader des vaderland"/"Father of the nation"
Willem van Oranje
Painter of the 'Nachtwacht'
Rembrandt van Rijn
Painter, cut off his own ear
Vincent van Gogh
'Discovered' Tasmania and New-Zealand
Abel Tasman
Famous footballer, played at Ajax and FC Barcelona
Johan Cruijff
'Discovered the microscope'
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
Girl, born in Germany, kept diary during WW2
Anne Frank
Actrice, known from Valkyrie and Game of Thrones
Carice van Houten
Dutch rock band, internationaly famous
Within Temptation
"Best DJ" in 2007-2010 & 2012
Armin van Buuren
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Dutch Queen, married to King Willem-Alexander
Maxima
TV producer, know from the Voice
John de Mol
Known from the "Smurf Song"
Vader Abraham
Male speed skater, 19 world champion titles and 3 Olympic titles
Sven Kramer
Female speed skater, 4 Olympic titles, and 14 world champion titles
Ireen Wüst
Dancer in Paris, executed during the first world war, for being a spy
Mata Hari
Dutch politican, known for critisism on the Islam
Geert Wilders
Judoka, first non-japanse to win world title
Anton Geesink
Former Secretary General of the Nato
Jaap de Hoop Scheffer
Fictional character, who put his finger in the leaking dike
Hans Brinker
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Level 60
Sep 14, 2014
Can you please accept only the family names for all of them? Van Houten works, but not Van Gogh...

And I tried William of Orange but it didn't worked, the name in dutch is too complicated!

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Level 60
Sep 15, 2014
By almost all is only the family name accepted, by van Gogh was an error, that is changed now.
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Level 82
Sep 17, 2014
Frank still didn't work. Also secretary has a typo. And please fix your errant capitalisation, it's distracting. Only Dutch DJ I knew was Tiesto. Not quite sure all these are as internationally known as Dutch like to pretend. :) I am also sure there's more footballers who played for both Ajax and Barcelona and are famous and Dutch. Also Maxima... She is Argentinian no matter how badly you want to adopt her.
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Level 37
Mar 21, 2018
What is so complicated in Willem van Oranje? - English and Dutch are both Germanic languages so, with little effort, you should be able to figure out the proper spelling of the names. It's not rocket science.
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Level 54
Dec 4, 2014
You should be more specific in the description of Within Temptation - as it is now, Golden Earring would be correct too. Or even Shocking Blue.
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Level 61
Jul 28, 2016
Um... Antoni van Leeuwenhoek's actual name is AntonIE, which isn't even an accepted answer.
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Level 37
Oct 21, 2016
For Sillie: Queen Maxima was born in Argentina. In order to marry Prince Willem-Alexander, who is now the King of the Netherlands, she became a naturalized Dutch citizen. Thus it is both appropriate necessary to acknowledge her as the Dutch Queen.