• Willem Pieterszoon Buytewech

    Willem Pieterszoon Buytewech

    Willem Pieterszoon Buytewech (1591/1592 – September 23, 1624) was a Dutch Golden Age painter, draughtsman and etcher. He is one of the early specialists in the merry company type of subject in Dutch genre painting. His contemporaries named him “Gheestige Willem” (Jolly or spirited William).

  • Willem Pieter Landzaat

    Willem Pieter Landzaat (Leiden, 7 April 1886 - Rhenen, 13 May 1940) was a Dutch military officer who died during the Battle of the Grebbeberg.

  • Georg Pieter Willem Boers

    Georg Pieter Willem Boers

    George Pieter Willem Boers (3 February 1811 – 30 August 1884) was a colonel of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army, who after his retirement served as Governor of the Dutch Gold Coast.

  • Pieter Willem Korthals

    Pieter Willem Korthals

    Pieter Willem Korthals (September 1, 1807, Amsterdam – March 1892, Haarlem ) was a Dutch botanist. Korthals was the official botanist with the Dutch East India Service from 1831 to 1836. Among his many discoveries was the medicinal plant Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa). [] Korthals wrote the first monograph on the tropical pitcher plants, "Over het geslacht Nepenthes ", published in 1839.

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