Dutch History A-Z

Can you guess these people, places, and things from Dutch history starting with each letter of the alphabet?
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A
Dutch-derived language still spoken in Africa
Afrikaans
B
Country that declared independence from the Netherlands in 1830
Belgium
C
The oldest surviving of this wooden footwear in Europe is found in Amsterdam
Clog
D
Bird that went extinct shortly after the Dutch settled in Mauritius in 1638
Dodo
E
Country whose king was overthrown by the Netherlands
during the Glorious Revolution
England
F
Jew who famously hid from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic
Anne Frank
G
Currency prior to Euro
Guilder
H
Royal family from which the Netherlands gained its independence
Habsburg
I
Country formerly known as the Dutch East Indies
Indonesia
J
Dutch footballer won three Ballon d'Or awards in the early 1970s
Johan Cruyff
K
The oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name since 1919
KLM
L
This Dutch scientist was the first person to see single-cell organisms
Antonie
van Leeuwenhoek
M
Dutch city in which the treaty to create Euro was signed
Maastricht
N
Name of New York City when it was under Dutch rule
Nieuw Amsterdam
O
Royal house that was established by William the Silent
House of
Orange-Nassau
P
Piece of reclaimed land that were constructed in the 11th century
Polder
Q
Position once held by Wilhelmina, Juliana and Beatrix
Queen
R
Painter of "The Night Watch" and "The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp"
Rembrandt
S
Most famous painting of Vincent Van Gogh
Starry Night
T
Dutch explorer who "discovered" New Zealand
Abel Tasman
U
Most important city of the Netherlands during the Middle Ages
Utrecht
V
Painter of "Girl with a Pearl Earring" and "The Milkmaid"
Jan Vermeer
W
King who was throned in 2013 after his mother's abdication
Willem-Alexander
X
German city that was destroyed during the Revolt of the Batavi in the year 70
Xanten
Y
Book of writings from that was kept by F
The Diary of a
Young Girl
Z
Province that had the most casualties during the North Sea flood of 1953
Zeeland
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Level 37
Mar 17, 2020
The Dutch Royal House is the house of Oranje-Nassau; the former currency is the Gulden and the wooden shoe is "Klomp" (or the plural: "Klompen").