Thorbeckeplein

On this spot there used to be a market devoted exclusively to butter. The square owes its name to the statue of Johan Thorbecke standing on one corner. An important figure in the history of the Netherlands, Thorbecke was the first to draw up the 1848 Constitution.

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Thorbeckeplein

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