List of Frisians

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This is a list of famous or notable persons considered Frisians by citizenship, ethnicity or nationality.

Statue of Frisian priest Prof. Dr. Titus Brandsma, O.Carm. in Nijmegen

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  • Wilhelm von Knyphausen (1716–1800), general from Hesse-Cassel; fought in the American Revolutionary War, during which he led Hessian mercenaries on behalf of the British Empire
  • Tjalling Koopmans (1910-1985), Dutch American mathematician and economist; Nobel Prize Laureate in Economic Sciences
  • Sven Kramer, Dutch long track speed skater
  • Doutzen Kroes (born January 23, 1985, in Eastermar, Friesland), Dutch supermodel

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  • Anna-Marie Lampe, Playboy magazine (US edition) 40th anniversary Playmate/Playmate of the Month for January 1994; Playboy magazine (Dutch edition) Playmate of the year for 1995
  • Abe Lenstra (1920–1985), Dutch football player and national football icon in the 1950s
  • Boy Lornsen (1922–1995), author and sculptor from Sylt, Germany
  • Jack Lousma, astronaut with Frisian ancestry

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  • Theodor Mommsen (1817–1903), received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1902; German politician, member of the Prussian and German parliaments
  • Hans Momsen (1735–1811), North Frisian farmer, layman mathematician and astronomer

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