Statistics for The 30 Greatest Dutchmen

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  • This quiz has been taken 37 times
  • The average score is 11 of 30

Answer Stats

# What they did / were Dutchman / Dutchwoman % Correct
10Painter who cut his ear offVincent van Gogh
94%
9Painter of the Night WatchRembrandt van Rijn
86%
8WWII diaristAnne Frank
83%
6Total FootballJohan Cruyff
67%
26Admiral and privateer, "silver fleet"Piet Pieterszoon Hein
67%
18Businessman, famous Dutch brewing companyFreddy Heineken
61%
2"the father of the fatherland", main lader against the HabsburgsWilliam of Orange
58%
4the Father of MicrobiologyAntonie van Leeuwenhoek
53%
20Queen, 1890-1948Queen Wilhelmina
53%
14Queen, 1948-1980Queen Juliana
53%
1Politician assassinated during the 2002 election campaignPim Fortuyn
50%
5Renaissance humanist and social criticDesiderius Erasmus
44%
23Husband of former Queen BeatrixPrince Claus
39%
7Dutch admiral nicknamed Bestevaêr (grandfather), Raid on the MedwayMichiel de Ruyter
39%
17Co-founder and CEO of a large Dutch technology companyAnton Philips
36%
13Great Dutch writer, Jip and JannekeAnnie M.G. Schmidt
31%
25Former striker, did manage the Netherlands national football teamMarco van Basten
28%
12Astronomer and major figure in the scientific revolution, discovered TitanChristiaan Huygens
22%
11Women's suffrage activist and first female physician in the NetherlandsAletta Jacobs
22%
15Important figure in the creation of the ConstitutionJohan Rudolf Thorbecke
19%
29"the Flying Housewife" who won four gold medals at the Olympic Games 1948Fanny Blankers-Koen
19%
27Prime Minister 1973-1977, polarizingJoop den Uyl
19%
3Prime Minister after World War II who rebuilt the country (modern welfare state)Willem Drees
17%
22Comedian, one of the "Great Three" of Dutch cabaretToon Hermans
14%
28Mill builder and hydraulic engineerJan Adriaenszoon Leeghwater
8%
16Well-known officer in The Salvation ArmyAlida Bosshardt
8%
24Executed statesman who played an important role
in the struggle for independence from Spain
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
8%
19Resistance fighter, the girl with the red hairHannie Schaft
8%
21Enlightened critic of the Bible during the Dutch Golden AgeBaruch de Spinoza
6%
30Dutch comedy duovan Kooten en de Bie
6%

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