Famous Janssen aristocrat, artists, astronomer, economist, inventor, politcians, saints, and scientist.
Abraham Janssens van Nuyssen 17thcentury painting of the Virgin and Child. This 2014 Canada Post stamp celebrates the 350 th anniversary of the Basilica Cathedral Notre-Dame de Québec in Quebec City.
summary of accomplishments, and family. 1567 - 1633 Antwerp, Nederland.
Albert, Edouard Janssen (1883-1966), Belgian economist, banker, and Minister of Finance. 1966 België - Belgique stamp.
His noble actions promoted the general well being of nations, corporations, and individuals.
Arnold Janssen (1837-1909) - saint, evangelist and founder of the Society of the Divine Word.
Miracle of Pamela Avellanosa attributed to Saint Arnold.
Buro Jansen and Janssen; Dutch Internet activist group.
exposing abuses of privacy and freedom of speech.
Cornelius Janssen 1593 - 1664
The most important native English, Baroque portraitist of the early 17th century.
Gereart Janssen died 1611, London
aka Garet Johnson; family of English monument carvers and stone mason.
Gerardus, Lambertus Janssen 1859 - 1932
Dutch socialist author, activist, labour representative.
Jan Janssen world champion cyclist. 1969 Ajman Famous Athletes, Cycling series stamp.
BikeRaceInfo.com news; Cycling’s Gentleman Warrior.
2010 Nederland Wielrenners; 1 of 9 postzegels.
1968 winner of Tour de France. YouTube of finish.
Johannes Janssen 1829 - 1891
religious historian; wrote "History of the German People"
Mary Janssen (1715 - 1750) and Charles Calvert 5thLord of Baltimore (1699 - 1751); family ties to George and Martha Washington.
Mary's ancestors fled Holland in 1572 when Nicasius Janssen, Baron de Heeze was hanged by Dutch pirates. Her father Theodore Janssen was a wealthy British corporate director and politician convicted of stock manipulation and insider trading.
Nicasius Janssen - saint, (1522 -1572) one of the Martyrs of Gorkum.
The account of his hanging by Dutch pirates fighting for independance from Spain.
Paul Janssen (1926 - 2003) founder of Janssen Pharmaceutical. Discoverer of essential human medicines for treatment of infestations, mental illnesses, cardiovascular diseases, allergies, anesthesia, and disorders. He was knighted by the king of Belgium in 1990.
stamp resource: Universal Postal Union.
Pierre, Jules, Cesar Janssen - French solar astronomer, discoverer of Helium.
Sacharias Janssen - inventor of the compound microscope.
Theodor, Karl, Peter Janssen - generational family of German artists.
Victor, Emil Janssen - artist (1803 - 1845).