I betcha you didn’t know they were Dutch

History of Sorts

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This is a small deviation from my usual blogs, just a bit fun trivia.

The Netherlands , a small country with a population of 17.1 Million. Famous for its flowers,vegetables,artists and industry.

But I betcha you did not know these were Dutch.

Bobby Farrell

Dancer and singer with the 70s/80s disco band Bomey M.

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Van Halen

The 2 brothers Eddie and Alex van Halen, founders of the Rock band van Halen

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Mata Hari

Famous WWI exotic dancer and Spy. Born Margaretha Geertruida

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DJ Tiësto

Born  Tijs Michiel Verwest a Dutch DJ and record producer.

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Audrey Hepburn

Born in Belgium in 1929. Although her mother was a Dutch Baroness, Hepburn’s childhood fell on hard times in her teen years when the Nazi’s took over Arnhem, NL while she and her mother were there. They ultimately suffered malnutrition, even grinding tulip bulbs as bread flour to survive. At 16, she was a volunteer nurse…

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