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Category:Jacob van Heemskerk


English: Jacob van Heemskerk (3 March 1567 in Amsterdam – 25 April 1607 in Bay of Gibraltar) was a Dutch explorer and later admiral commanding the Dutch fleet at the Battle of Gibraltar. Brother of Cornelis van "Heemskerck" (historically correct spelling) himself a less renowned explorer of Brazil.


Jacob van Heemskerk 
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Dutch explorer
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Date of birth 13 March 1567
Amsterdam
Date of death 25 April 1607
Gibraltar
Place of burial
Occupation
  • explorer
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