Namesakes

Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 1 pope
Peter (a.k.a. Petrus)   c. 30-67  
Dutch Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Piet de Jong (a.k.a. Petrus)   1967-1971  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 chemistry
(chemistry) Peter Debye (a.k.a. Petrus)   1936  
Notable Athletes: 4 rugby, 1 cricket
(rugby) Fourie du Preez (a.k.a. Petrus)   1982-  
(rugby) Schalk Burger (a.k.a. Petrus)   1983-  
(rugby) WP Nel (a.k.a. Petrus)   1986-  
(cricket) Nicolaas Scholtz (a.k.a. Petrus)   1986-  
(rugby) Johannes van Heerden (a.k.a. Petrus)   1986-  
Notable Journalists: 1 television
(television) Tuur Van Wallendael (a.k.a. Petrus)   1938-2009  
Notable Musicians: 1 singer/musician
Pierre Kartner (a.k.a. Petrus)   1935-     
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 9 politicians
Dionysius Koolen (a.k.a. Petrus)   1871-1945  
Piet Aalberse (a.k.a. Petrus)   1871-1948  
Fons van der Stee (a.k.a. Petrus)   1928-1999  
Hans Gruijters (a.k.a. Petrus)   1931-2005  
Tuur Van Wallendael (a.k.a. Petrus)   1938-2009  
Pim Fortuyn (a.k.a. Petrus)   1948-2002  
Ad Melkert (a.k.a. Petrus)   1956-  
Marianne Thyssen (a.k.a. Petrus)   1956-  
Camiel Eurlings (a.k.a. Petrus)   1973-  
Olympic Medalists: 1 gold
(gold) Piet de Brouwer (a.k.a. Petrus)   1920   archery - moving target 28 m, team  
Saints: 2 saints
Saint Peter (a.k.a. Petrus)   ?-67  
Saint Petrus van Assche   ?-1572