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Cornelis Pijnacker
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As a young man, Cornelis Pijnacker studied theology and law in Leiden and Heidelberg. In 1598, he began an academic career in Leiden, and in 1614 he moved to Groningen University, where he became rector two years later. Between 1622 and 1627, he was Dutch ambassador to Algiers with instructions to seek a peace treaty preventing further piracy and the release of Dutch ci…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “Cornelis Pijnacker”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2021 <>
First published online: 2015

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