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Pieter Hendrik van Zuylen van Nijevelt

Dutch and French army general

Died when: 42 years 208 days (510 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Pieter Hendrik van Zuylen van Nijevelt

Pieter Hendrik van Zuylen van Nijevelt (1 July 1782 in Kampen – 25 January 1825 in Utrecht) was a Dutch count and baron who served as a general in the French and Dutch armies during the Napoleonic era and later.

He was present at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 as chief of staff of the 2nd Dutch Division.Pieter Hendrik's son Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt (1819–1894), born in Luxembourg, inherited his titles of count and baron.

He served as prime minister of the Netherlands from 1866 to 1868.


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