Barneveldt, Johan van Olden

Barneveldt, Johan van Olden:

see Oldenbarneveldt, Johan vanOldenbarneveldt, Johan van
, 1547–1619, Dutch statesman. He aided William the Silent in the struggle for Dutch independence from Spain and opposed the dictatorial policy set by Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, chosen by the States-General as governor-general in 1586.
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