Namesakes

Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor, 1 comedian
Cor van Rijn (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1929-2018  
Kees van Kooten (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1941-  
Notable Artists: 2 painters, 1 drawer/printmaker
Josias Cornelis Rappard   1824-1898  
Kees van Dongen (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1877-1968  
M. C. Escher (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1898-1972  
Notable Athletes: 4 soccer
(soccer) Cor van der Hart (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1928-2006  
(soccer) Cor van der Gijp (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1931-  
(soccer) Kees Kuijs (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1931-  
(soccer) Kees Kist (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1952-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Cornelis de Houtman   1565-1599  
Notable Musicians: 1 composer/musician, 1 singer
Cock van der Palm (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1936-2004     
Kees Vlak (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1938-2014     
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 2 politicians
Frans Timmermans (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1961-  
Kees van der Staaij (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1968-  
Notable Writers: 3 authors, 1 poet
Cor Bruijn (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1883-1978  
C. Buddingh' (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1918-1985  
Kees van Kooten (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1941-  
Kees Momma (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1965-  
Olympic Medalists: 3 bronze, 1 gold, 1 silver/gold
(gold) Janus Theeuwes (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1920   archery - moving target 28 m, team  
(bronze) Jan de Vries (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1924   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Cees Wijdekop (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1936   canoe sprint  
(bronze) Nijs Korevaar (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1948   water polo  
(silver/gold) Kees Verkerk (a.k.a. Cornelis)   1964; 1968; 1972   speed skating