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Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck
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Jacob Corneliszoon van Neck

Date of Birth: About 1564

Place of Birth: Amsterdam

Date of Death: 15 March 1638

Place of Death: Amsterdam


Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck was born into a prominent family in Amsterdam. Very little is known about his youth except that his father died when he was two years old and his mother when he was about 11. He received a good general education and then special train…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 August 2020 <>

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