List of people from The Hague

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This is a list of people from The Hague.


See also: List of mayors of The Hague

Royalty (actual heads of state only)[edit]



Raymond van Barneveld, darts player


  • Lucia de Berk – nurse, convicted in 2003 of three murders and three attempted murders, then exonerated in 2010
  • Christiaan Huygens – 17th-century astronomer, physicist, mathematician; member of the Royal Society; inventor of the pendulum clock and the pocket watch
  • Hendrik Jut – murderer
  • Baruch Spinoza – 17th-century philosopher, moved to The Hague in 1670, where he finished his Ethics; died 7 years later, at age 44
  • Jan Tinbergen – economist, won the Nobel Prize for economics in 1969
  • Charles van der Leeuw – journalist