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Ruyter

(ˈraɪtə; Dutch ˈrœitər)
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(Biography) Michiel Adriaanszoon de (miːˈxiːl ˌaːdriˈaːnsun də). 1607–76, Dutch admiral, noted for actions in the Anglo-Dutch wars in 1652–53, 1665–67, 1672, and 1673, when he prevented an Anglo-French invasion
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In vain his godfather offered to him a place in the public service, -- in vain did he try to give him a taste for glory, -- although Cornelius, to gratify his godfather, did embark with De Ruyter upon "The Seven Provinces," the flagship of a fleet of one hundred and thirty-nine sail, with which the famous admiral set out to contend singlehanded against the combined forces of France and England.
De Ruyter was Holland's greatest admiral, a fine seaman and a bold and tenacious fighter; his ability to exploit the weaknesses of larger fleets and defeat them were crucial in ensuring the survival of the Dutch Republic in the crises of 1665-1667 and 1672-1674.
Chris Robertson, speaker Angela Steatham, Neil Frankland and Joy Stefanicki; Peter Gallimore, Alex De Ruyter and Henry Pocock; Ruth Chaney, Peter Shearer, Simon Tulitt and Amanda Shearer; Gary Cardin, Ian Reaves, Kay Cadman, Richard Peachey and Lewanna Reid; Sarah Winser, Angela Podmore, Claire Barker and Mark Gribben
George Bowman's long run of victories in the International Driving Grand Prix ended when he finished runne r-up to Holland's Harry de Ruyter in the teams section.
Born at Dunkirk (October 21, 1650); entered the Dutch navy as a youth and served under Michel de Ruyter, but returned to France at the outbreak of the Dutch War (March 1672); as captain of a small privateer, he fought six battles and took over eighty prizes (1672-1678), winning fame and a lieutenancy in the royal navy from King Louis XIV; promoted captain (1686); captured in action shortly after the outbreak of war (June?
The Empire Realty Company intends to launch a European call for tenders in accordance with the procedure of the competitive dialogue, which should lead to the establishment of an integrated contract for the new building Michiel Adriaan de Ruyter barracks in Flushing (Markaz) in 2016.
Agfa HealthCare announces today that the Admiraal De Ruyter Ziekenhuis (ADRZ) in Goes has become the first hospital in the Netherlands to install its Enterprise Imaging for Radiology solution.
Cleaning walls (including various components) in the IJ tunnel, the Piet Hein tunnel, the tunnel and the Amsterdam Arena Michiel de Ruyter Tunnel in the municipality of Amsterdam.
Cleaning pavement surfaces (including various components) in the IJ tunnel, the Piet Hein tunnel, the tunnel and the Amsterdam Arena Michiel de Ruyter Tunnel in the municipality of Amsterdam.
Contractor name : ADMIRAAL DE RUYTER ZIEKENHUIS LOCATIE VLISSINGEN
Cleaning of hardening surfaces (including various components) in the IJ, the Piet Hein tunnel, the tunnel and the Amsterdam Arena Michiel de Ruyter Tunnel in the municipality of Amsterdam.