Piet Pieterszoon Hein

Piet Pieterszoon Hein

Pieter Pietersen Heyn (Hein) (25 November 1577 – 18 June 1629) was a Dutch naval officer and folk hero during the Eighty Years' War between the United Provinces and Spain.

Read more about Piet Pieterszoon Hein:  Early Life, Spanish Treasure Fleet, Lieutenant-Admiral, Commemoration

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    The road to wisdom?—Well, it’s plain
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    Err
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    —Piet Hein (b. 1905)