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Constantijn Huygens

Constantijn Huygens was a Dutch poet 1596-1687 and the father of Christiaan Huygens.

He is often considered part of what is known as the Muiderkring a group of leading intellectuals around Hooft that regularly met the castle of Muiden near Amsterdam, but probably only visited on occasion.

See also Dutch Golden Age

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See http://www.etcl.nl/goldenage/huygens.stm

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