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Some Famous People with the surname of Brouwer

Wikipedia Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer [?l?yt.
Wikipedia Hendrik Brouwer (spring 1581 ? August 7, 1643), was a Dutch explorer, admiral, and colonial administrator both in Japan and the Dutch East Indies.
Wikipedia Dirk Brouwer (Sep 1 1902, Rotterdam ? Jan 31 1966, New Haven) was a Dutch-American astronomer.
Wikipedia Ronald Leendert Brouwer (born April 24, 1979 in Hellevoetsluis, Zuid-Holland) is a field hockey striker from the Netherlands, who won the silver medal with the Dutch national team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Wikipedia Matthijs Christian Brouwer (born July 1, 1980 in Raamsdonk, Noord-Brabant) is a field hockey player from the Netherlands, who won the silver medal with the Dutch national team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Wikipedia Sigmund Brouwer (born 1959) is a well-known author in evangelical Christian circles.
Wikipedia Bertha ("Puck") van Duyne-Brouwer (Leidschendam, 29 October 1930 ? Oostvoorne, 6 October 2006) was a Dutch athlete who competed mainly in the 200 metres.
Wikipedia Troy Brouwer (born August 17, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Wikipedia Petrus "Piet" Godefridus de Brouwer (October 5, 1880 ? October 5, 1953) was an archer from the Netherlands.
Wikipedia Emanuel Brouwer (August 25, 1881, in Amsterdam ? July 6, 1954, in Huizen) was a Dutch gymnast who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Wikipedia Christoph Brouwer (or "Browerius") (March 12, 1559, Arnhem, The Netherlands?1617, Trier, Germany) was a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical historian.
Wikipedia Dirk Brouwer (born 1899 in Alkmaar - executed 1941 at Overveen) was a Dutch architect.
Wikipedia Ina Brouwer (Rotterdam, 11 April 1950) is a Dutch politician.
Wikipedia Jordy Brouwer (born 26 February 1988) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for English side Liverpool as a striker.
Wikipedia Andries Evert Brouwer is a Dutch mathematician and computer programmer, a professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).
Wikipedia Joel Brouwer (born 1968) is an American poet, professor and critic.