Adelaide of Holland, Countess of Hainaut (Dutch: Aleide (Aleidis) van Holland; c.– buried 9 April 1284) was a daughter of Floris IV, Count of Holland and Matilda of Brabant. She was also a sister of William II, Count of Holland and King of Germany. She acted as regent for her nephew Count Floris V during his minority.
Free Imperial Knight Andries de Graeff (Amsterdam, February 19, 1611 – November 30, 1678) was a very powerful member of the Amsterdam branch of the De Graeff - family during the Dutch Golden Age. He became a mayor of Amsterdam and a powerful Amsterdam regent after the death of his older brother Cornelis de Graeff. Like him and their father Jacob Dircksz de Graeff he opposed the house of Orange. In the mid 17th century he controlled the finances and politics.
Brigadier Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington, (born 2 July 1915), styled Marquess Douro between 1943 and 1972, is a senior British peer and a retired Brigadier in the British Army. He lost his membership of the House of Lords in the election under the House of Lords Act 1999.
Bauck Poppema or Bauck Foppesd. of Popma and Bauck Hemmema, born in Terschelling, died in Berlikum, Friesland 1501, was a legendary Dutch heroine, known for her defence of the fort Hemmemastate during the conflict between the Schieringers paarty and the Vetkopers party in 1496.
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