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By Arend H. Huussen Jr.

The Netherlands, usually yet erroneously known as Holland, is without doubt one of the so much densely populated nations on this planet. some time past few a long time, it's been present process many ameliorations made attainable via its dynamic and fast-moving political panorama. It has shifted from fierce nationalism towards a self-image of tolerance and permissiveness: the nationwide identification and self-consciousness has slowly eroded via decolonization and immigration. regrettably, numerous murders of in demand, debatable politicians have all started another shift clear of tolerance, and monetary stagnation has bred pessimism. still, regardless of many trials and tribulations, there was actual development, and the Dutch have probably performed a greater activity of coming to phrases with their barriers than many others within the world.The moment variation of the old Dictionary of the Netherlands includes greater than seven hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on person subject matters spanning the Netherlands' political, financial, and social method in addition to brief biographies on vital figures who've formed the Netherlands' background. Supplementing the entries are an inventory of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology, an advent, appendixes, and a bibliography, making this a good quickly reference at the Netherlands.

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After studying law at the Catholic University of Nijmegen (now Radboud University), van Agt worked as a solicitor in the Ministry of Justice. In 1968, he was appointed professor of criminal law at the University of Nijmegen. He later became president of the scientific department of the Katholieke Volkspartij (KVP, Catholic People’s Party). Van Agt became minister of justice in 1971; during this period, issues had to be resolved regarding abortion legislation and the release of German war criminals.

After the transformation into Ahold in 1973, it developed into one of the world’s largest supermarket operators and retail companies. In 2003, Ahold had serious troubles because its American subsidiary, US Foodservice, caused an accounting scandal. Ahold is headquartered in Zaandam, Northern Holland. AIR FRANCE–KLM. See KLM. AITZEMA, LIEUWE VAN (1600–1669). Historian. Born in the city of Dokkum, van Aitzema studied at the Academy of Franeker, in his native province of Frisia. During his grand tour in Europe, he earned his degree in law at the University of Orléans in France.

In 1816, she married William, the son of King William I, who succeeded his father as King William II in 1840. The Anna Paulownapolder in Northern Holland bears her name. ANNEXATION (OF 1810). After the enforced abdication of Louis Napoléon, the Kingdom of Holland was “reunited with France,” as Emperor Napoléon I put it, in July 1810. As a province of France, it was governed by Charles François Lebrun, Duke of Plaisance. French administration, courts, and codes of law were introduced. Many Dutch collaborated more or less voluntarily with the occupiers.

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