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Golden Ages - Amsterdam: Philosophy & Religion

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  • Adam Boreel, Heer van Duynbeeke (1603 - 1663)
    Adam van Boreel beoefende Godgeleerdheid, Grieksche en Hebreeuwsche talen . Zie Wikipedia...
  • Joost van den Vondel (1587 - 1679)
    Zie Wikipedia... His portrait was on a Dutch 5-guilder banknote
  • Balthazar Isaac Orobio de Castro (c.1620 - 1687)
    website Joods Historisch Museum Balthazar (Isaac) Orobio de Castro (c.1617 – November 7, 1687), was a Jewish philosopher, physician and apologist, born at Bragança, Portugal. While still a child, he ...
  • Uriel (Gabriel) da Costa (1585 - 1640)
    Uriel da Costa (c. 1585 – April 1640) or Uriel Acosta (from the Latin form of his Portuguese surname, Costa, or da Costa) was a philosopher and skeptic from Portugal. Some sources give his year of birt...
  • Lubbert Gerritsz Yserman (1534 - 1612)
    Lubbert Gerritsz (official family name Yserman), a Dutch Mennonite leader in the second half of the 16th century, characterized by his tolerance, the good friend and co-worker of Hans de Ries, with who...

Amsterdam: Filosofie & Godsdienst (Philosophy & Religion)


Filosofen (Philosophers)

Godsdienstige stromingen (Religious currents)

Erkende godsdiensten (Accepted religions)

For access to the web sites of these churches, where inventories and images of the graves are inventoried, please click the links


Dutch Protestant

  • Nieuwe Kerk (New Church)
  • Gewijd 1408 (consecrated)
  • Protestants sinds 1578 (protestant)
  • Noorderkerk (Northern Church)
  • Gewijd 1620 (consecrated)
  • Protestants
  • Gewijd 1306 (consecrated)
  • Protestants sinds 1578 (protestant since 1578)
  • Zuiderkerk (Southern Church)
  • Gewijd 1611 (consecrated)
  • Protestants


  • Waalse Kerk (Walloon Church)
  • Gewijd 1409 (consecrated)
  • Waals-Frans protestants sinds 1586 (Walloon-French protestant)

English Protestant

  • Engelse Kerk (English Church)
  • Gewijd 1419 (consecrated)
  • Engels protestants sinds 1607 (English protestant since 1607)
  • Eerste predikant: John Paget (first preacher)


  • Oude Lutherse Kerk (Old Lutheran Church)
  • Gewijd 1633 (consecrated)

Gedoogde religies (Tolerated religions)

Mennonieten (Mennonites, Anabaptists)

  • Nittert Obbesz (Waterlanders, Grote Spyker)
  • Joost van den Vondel (Waterlanders, In den Toren)
  • Hans de Ries (Waterlanders, Teerketelsteeg)
  • Harmen Hendriksz van Warendorp (Flemish congregation, Bij 't Lam)
  • Galenus Abrahamsz de Haan (Flemish congregation, Bij 't Lam)
  • Samuel Apostool (Flemish congregation)
  • David Spruyt (Flemish congregation)
  • Tobias van den Wyngaard (Flemish congregation)
  • Isaac van Vreede (Flemish congregation)
  • Jan Jacobsz (Frisian, Bloemstraat)
  • Lubbert Gerritsz (Frisian, Herengracht)
  • Leenaert Clock (Frisian, Herengracht)
  • John Smyth (1565-1612) - English congregation (Engelse Steeg)

Katholieken (Catholics)



  • Hoogduitse Synagoge
  • Gewijd 1671 (consecrated)
  • Joods (jewish)
  • Portugese Synagoge (Esnoga) (Portuguese Synagogue)
  • Gewijd 1675 (consecrated) by Jacob Abendana
  • Portugees-Spaans joods (Portuges-Spanish jewish)
  • Congregation
  • Talmud Torah (since 1639) - unification of...
  • Beth Jacob (ca1602)
  • Neve Shalom (Spanish, between 1608-1612)
  • Beth Israël (1618): Isaac Aboab da Fonseca