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Willem van Haren

Haren, Willem van (vĭlˈəm vän häˈrən) [key], 1710–68, Dutch poet, b. Friesland, of a noble family. His chief work is an epic poem, Friso (1741). His brother, Onno Zwier van Haren, 1713–79, also a poet, wrote patriotic verse, notably a series about the Gueux, entitled first Aan de Vaderland (1769), in final form De Geusen (1772).

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