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Famous Names

Dutch speakers have made their mark in history particularly in the arts and science and this legacy is continued to this day with Dutch and Flemish designers, architects and DJ’s celebrated worldwide.

The information you see here gives you some idea of the scope of the talent of Dutch speakers from the past to today. After you have had a stroll around all these wonderful objects and people have a go at the quiz.

Click on the image or words to read more information below and then try the quiz.

Maps Graphic Design Philosophy Art Product Design Entertainment Science Fashion Design Literature

Literature

The Diary of Anne Frank’ by the Jewish girl who went into hiding in a house in Amsterdam during the second World War, is the second most purchased book in the world, surpassed only by the Bible. She died in a concentration camp in 1945 and her diary was published posthumously in 1947. She wrote about her worries, her ambitions to become a writer and most other topics teenagers write about, but little did she know that she wouldn’t survive.