- Jan van Ol·den [yahn vahn awl-duh n] /yɑn vɑn ˈɔl dən/, 1547–1619, Dutch statesman and patriot.
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Their house, he notices, had once been the residence of Barneveldt.Diderot and the Encyclopdists
On this account, the truce was promoted by Barneveldt and the republican party.
Yet, on the 4th August 1617, Barneveldt's proposition was agreed to, and promulgated.
Grotius also gained the esteem of Barneveldt, the grand pensionary, in whose fate he was afterward involved.
Uniformly protesting against the competency of the tribunal, Barneveldt defended himself with great firmness and ability.