- Johan van. 1547–1619, Dutch statesman, regarded as a founder of Dutch independence; the leading figure (from 1586) in the United Provinces of the Netherlands: executed by Maurice of Nassau
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Oldenbarneveldt went from Paris to England and was more successful.
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Oldenbarneveldt himself headed the French mission, but he failed to turn Henry from his purpose.
On the plea of ill-health Oldenbarneveldt now left the Hague, and took up his residence at Utrecht.