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Some Famous People with the surname of Arends

Wikipedia Leslie Cornelius Arends (September 27, 1895 ? July 17, 1985) was a Republican statesman from Illinois.
Wikipedia Henri Arends (* 1921 in Maastricht; ? 1993 in Lanaken) was a Dutch conductor.