Concept

Barneveld (municipality)

Summary
Barneveld (ˈbɑrnəˌvɛlt) is a municipality in the province of Gelderland in the center of the Netherlands. It is known for its poultry industry and large Protestant community. The municipality had a population of in , out of which 33,800 (2018) lived in the town itself. Barneveld is estimated to be over 800 years old. This estimation is based on a text from 1174 in which a Wolfram van Barneveld is named. Population centres *Barneveld (town) *De Glind *Garderen *Kootwijk *Kootwijkerbroek *Stroe *Terschuur *Voorthuizen *Zwartebroek Notable people
  • Jan van Schaffelaar (ca.1445–1482) a cavalry officer in the duchy of Guelders
  • Hendrik Jansen van Barrefelt (ca.1520–ca.1594) a weaver, a Christian mystic and author
  • Jan Everts Bout (1601/1602 – 1671) an early Dutch settler in the New Netherland
  • Jacobus Kapteyn FRS FRSE LLD (1851–1922) a Dutch astronomer
  • Eduard Daniël van Oort (1876–1933) a Dutch ornithologist
  • Simeon Gottfried Albert Doorenbos (1891–1980) a
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