Famous People from Amsterdam

Famous People from Amsterdam

Famous people: Amsterdam is a great tourist destination for people who want to witness the amazing culture and features of the Netherlands. The mode of transport using bikes is a convenient way to navigate the city. Amsterdam is home for some of the most famous people in various fields.

Johan Cruijff

Cruijff was born in 1947 in Amsterdam and is considered as one of the best football players of all time. He won many national and international competitions as an Ajax player, Amsterdam’s football club when it was in its best years in history.
At the time when Cruijff was playing for Ajax, the club was known for its playing technique called ‘total football,’ which meant any player would take any role in a team.

Rem Koolhaas

Koolhaas is a famous Dutch architect who founded the Office for Metropolitan Art (OMA) in 1975 in London. He still plays a significant role in urban architecture in the international debate. Some of Koolhaas’ most notable works include Beverly Hills Prada, Second Stage Theatre in New York, Berlin’s embassy of The Netherlands, and Central China Television Headquarters Building which is located in Beijing. In 2008, Koolhaas was named by Time in their top 100 World’s Most Influential people.Famous People

John de Mol

Mol is a renowned name in the world of entertainment globally. He is the man behind the creating of the first Big Brother television series which aired in Netherlands in 1999. The famous television show has aired in at least 58 different countries since 2000.

Rutger Hauer

Hauer was born in 1944, before moving to Hollywood to pursue an international career in acting. He has appeared in various movies like, Blind Fury, Nighthawks, Flesh and Blood, and Escape from Sobibor. He is a renowned director with famous movies like RoboCop (1987), Basic Instinct (1992) and Total Recall (1990) to his name.

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