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Born in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands and is the largest seaport of Europe. Rotterdam is also home to an university and has some important modern buildings after the near complete destruction of the city in World War II. Name these famous persons, which are born in the city of Rotterdam.
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Last updated: November 12, 2022
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Important philosopher and Catholic theologian, namesake of the university of Rotterdam and the programme for exchange students within the European Union
1466
Erasmus
First winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
1852
Jacobus Henricus van t'Hoff
Widely considered one of the Netherlands biggest names in performing arts
1888
Louis Davids
Dutch-American painter and one of the most important artists of action painting
1904
Willem de Kooning
Swimmer, she set several world records during her carreer
1911
Marie Braun
Former Secretary of NATO and Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs
1911
Joseph Luns
Computer scientist and first person to win the Turing Award who was neither American nor British
1930
Edsger W. Dijkstra
Prime Minister from 1982 to 1994
1939
Ruud Lubbers
Important modern architect and urbanist
1944
Rem Koolhaas
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Former tennis player and Wimbledon champion, only Dutch player to have won a Grand Slam
1971
Richard Krajicek
Founder of chess boxing
1974
Iepe Rubingh
Coach of the Glasgow Rangers and former captain of the Dutch national team (Barcelona, Arsenal and Feyenoord)
1975
Giovanni van Bronckhorst
Former football player who played for Arsenal, ManU and the Dutch national team
1983
Robin van Persie
Footballer who plays for Paris Saint-Germain and the Dutch national team
1990
Georginio Wijnaldum
DJ and music producer, "Turn Me On" "Gecko"
1995
Oliver Heldens
Footballer who plays for Inter Milan and the Dutch national team
1996
Denzel Dumfries
Goalkeeper who plays for Feyenoord and the Dutch national team
1998
Justin Bijlow
Footballer who plays for Manchester United and the Dutch national team
1999
Tyrell Malacia
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