6 internationally successful Dutchies you might never heard of

I would assume that by now you already have some knowledge about the Dutch culture. A culture is a melting pot of many things and one of those thing are their famous people who in some way made a difference. You know Tiesto en Afrojack are from Holland, but there are many more Dutch people who really left their mark around the world. Here is a short list of some of these famous Dutchies:


André Rieu
André is an important violin player and orchestra leader from the Netherlands. He is not just uber-famous but also of importance in the classical music world. South America and Asia is completely in love with our André.


John de Mol
You might not know this but Holland is a big producer of T.V. programs. All thanks to John de Mol! John de Mol was the creator of awards winning programs like Big Brother, The Voice, Utopia, and Ik Hou van Holland (I live Holland adapted to other countries).

Johan Cruijf
Johan Cruijf is one of the best Dutch football player in the history of Netherland. There was not one club where he played that lost. Both nationally and internationally. He played 8 season in Holland and 7 of those they won the championship title.

Carice van Houten
You know that red hair devil, Melisandre, priestess of R’hllor in Game of Thrones? Well, that is our beautiful Carice van Houten. She had many prominent acting roles, but it was her role on Game of Thrones that really took her to the next level.

Rutger Hauer
Representing the Netherlands on the big screen we have Rutger Hauer. Rutger is an actor, writer and director who played tons of important roles. He played in movies like: Escape from Sobibor (for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor), Nighthawks, Sin City, and The Rite.

Viktor & Rolf
The French have Chanel and the Italians have Versace, but here in the Netherlands we have Viktor & Rolf. This duo is known for their extravagant design that is really popular among many.



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