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Some Famous People with the surname of Both

Wikipedia Pieter Both (1568, Amersfoort - 6 March 1615, Mauritius) was the first Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies.
Wikipedia Andries Both (1612/1613, Utrecht - March 23 1642, Venice) was a Dutch Golden Age genre painter, one of the bamboccianti, and brother of Jan Dirksz Both.
Wikipedia Jan Dirksz Both (between 1610 and 1618, Utrecht - August 9 1652, Utrecht), brother of Andries Both, was a Dutch painter.
Wikipedia Bob Both (born 1952) is an American recording engineer and record producer, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1970s.