Pieter van Bleiswijk

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Portrait of Pieter van Bleiswijk

Pieter van Bleiswijk (1724, Delft – October 29, 1790, The Hague [1]) was grand pensionary of Holland from December 1, 1772 to November 1787. He was an opponent of Duke Louis Ernest of Brunswick-Lüneburg, the main adviser of Prince William V of Orange. He was deposed during the Prussian invasion of the United Provinces in 1787.

Political offices
Preceded by
Pieter Steyn
Grand Pensionary of Holland
1772–1787
Succeeded by
Laurens Pieter van de Spiegel

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