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Jan Wagenaar (1709–1773)

Wagenaar, Jan (vä’gen-är). A Dutch historian; born at Amsterdam, Oct. 3, 1709; died there, March 1773. His best-known work is ‘History of the Fatherland’ (21 vols., 1749–60); the work reaches down to the year 1751. He wrote also: ‘Description of the United Provinces of the Netherlands’ (12 vols., 1739); ‘Description of Amsterdam’ (3 vols., 1760–67).