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Pronk

Pronk is a Dutch surname, which means "flamboyance" in modern Dutch or "sullen" in Middle Dutch. It may refer to: read more

Mattheus Pronk

Mattheus Adrianus "Matthé" Pronk (27 March 1947 – 25 March 2001) was a cyclist from the Netherlands who won the Amateur UCI Motor-paced World Championships in 1979 and 1981. He finished in second place in 1988, 1980, 1982 and 1983. He won the national titles in this event in 1977 and 1979. He was the father of three children inclucing cyclists Jos Pronk (b. 1983) and Matthé Pronk (b. 1974). Besides cycling he worked as a carpenter.==References==Mattheus Pronk at the World Championships 1979Category:Sportspeople... read more

Ryan Pronk

Ryan Pronk playing 5 time world champion, Alex Moiseyev. Ryan Pronk (born 1986) is a national checkers champion from Arizona. He currently holds the title of Arizona State and Western Regional champion. Ryan began playing checkers in the summer of 2000, at age 14, and played in his first tournament in 2002. In 2004 he became the Minnesota State Champion, Midwest Regional Champion, and Tennessee State Majors Champion. In 2005 Ryan won the United States Junior Championship, and repeated this victory... read more

Cornelis Pronk

Cornelis Pronk (10 December 1691 – 28 or 29 September 1759), also known as Cornelis Pronck, was a Dutch draughtsman, painter and porcelain designer. He is known particularly for his numerous drawings of cities, towns and buildings (so-called topographical drawings), as well as for his porcelain designs.== Work ==For many years, Pronk toured the Dutch Republic in summer, usually on foot, to sketch views of cities, towns, and landscapes, as well as castles, stately homes and other buildings, documenting... read more

Monique Pronk

Monica Maria "Monique" Pronk (born 4 August 1958) is a retired Dutch rowing coxswain. She competed at the 1976 and 1980 Olympics in the coxed fours and quad sculls and finished in fifth and sixth place, respectively.==References==Category:Olympic rowers of the NetherlandsCategory:Rowers at the 1976 Summer OlympicsCategory:Rowers at the 1980 Summer Olympics read more

Bert Pronk

Bert Pronk (24 October 1950 – 15 March 2005) was a Dutch road cyclist who won the Tour de Luxembourg and Ronde van Nederland in 1977. He rode Tour de France in 1976, 1977, 1979 and 1980 with the best achievement of 12th place in 1977. A few years before his death he was diagnosed with cancer, but seemed to fully recover and resume his sport activities. He died suddenly while on vacations in Portugal. read more

Anton Pronk

Anton "Ton" Pronk (born 21 May 1941) is a retired Dutch football defender who played for AFC Ajax in the 1960s and for FC Utrecht in the early 1970s. All through the 1960s he was part of the Dutch national team. After retiring from competitions he worked as a football coach, last with RKVV Velsen.==References==Marjan Meier and Anton Pronk are getting married on 17 November 1969Category:Sportspeople from Utrecht (city) read more

Jan Pronk

Johannes Pieter "Jan" Pronk (; born 16 March 1940) is a Dutch politician, diplomat, and professor. He has been visiting professor at the United Nations University for Peace in Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica, since 2009.Pronk was a member of the Labour Party (PvdA) from 1965 to 2013, serving three terms as Minister for Development Cooperation and one as Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment in government cabinets between 1973 and 2002. He was the Special Representative of the Secretary-General... read more

Rubinald Pronk

Rubinald Rofino Pronk (born 17 July 1979), born and raised in The Hague, is a ''danseur'' performing with the Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company. He trained at the Royal (Dutch) Conservatory of Dance and joined the Dutch National Ballet at age 16 and was promoted to soloist. Rubinald performed works by choreographers including Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Jacopo Godani and Martha Graham. In 2006 he joined Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson's Complexions Contemporary Ballet,... read more

Matthé Pronk

Matthé Pronk (born 1 July 1974 in Warmenhuizen, North Holland) is a Dutch professional road bicycle racer, currently riding for .He grew up in a family of cyclists: Mattheus Pronk was his father, Jos Pronk is his brother and Bas Giling is his cousin.== External links ==Category:Sportspeople from North Holland read more

Jos Pronk

Jos Pronk (born January 13, 1983 in Warmenhuizen, North Holland) is a Dutch professional racing cyclist.He grew up in a family of cyclists: Mattheus Pronk was his father, Matthé Pronk is his brother and Bas Giling is his cousin.==External links==Category:Sportspeople from North Holland read more

Jan Pronk (cyclist)

Jan Pronk (October 19, 1918 – March 15, 2016) was a Dutch professional cyclist who specialized in motor-paced racing. In this discipline he won five medals at the world championships, including a gold medal in 1951.That gold medal was controversial because of the assistance by the compatriot Kees Bakker. At the end of the race, Bakker, a 35-year-old veteran at the time, was exactly one lap behind Pronk, who was in the lead. Then, up to the finish line, Bakker rode behind Pronk, covering him from... read more

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Pronk music

The result was delete. Cirt (talk) 06:19, 16 May 2009 (UTC)===Pronk music===Article does not assert its legitimacy as a genre. The description sounds like something that ''could'' exist, but I've never heard the actual term "Pronk". Google search doesn't turn up any verifiable sources. Ibaranoff24 (talk) 19:57, 2 May 2009 (UTC) read more

Piet Cronjé

Pieter Arnoldus Cronjé, commonly known as Piet Cronjé ( ; 4 October 1836 – 4 February 1911) was a general of the South African Republic 's military forces during the Anglo-Boer war s of 1880-1881 and 1899-1902.Born in the Anglo-Boer warCape Colony but raised in the Anglo-Boer warCape ColonySouth African Republic , Cronjé made his reputation in the Anglo-Boer warCape ColonySouth African RepublicFirst Boer War , besieging the British garrison at Anglo-Boer warCape ColonySouth African... read more

Piet Dankert

Piet Dankert (8 January 1934 in Stiens – 21 June 2003 in StiensPerpignan ) was a Dutch politician, a member of the StiensPerpignanDutch Labour Party .He was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1968. There he was spokesman for foreign affairs and defence. In the late 1970s he moved to the House of RepresentativesEuropean Parliament , and was House of RepresentativesEuropean ParliamentPresident of the European Parliament from 19 January 1982 to 24 July 1984.In the third government... read more

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