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Boxtel () is a Municipalities of the Netherlands, municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands. This is the origin of the Van Boxtel family, which has numerous descendants in North Brabant. The town was the site of the Battle of Boxtel fought in September 1794 during the Flanders campaign. It is often principally remembered as the first battle of the future Duke of Wellington.


Population centres

*Boxtel *Esch, Netherlands, Esch *Lennisheuvel *Liempde


Topography

''Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Boxtel, 2021''


Notable residents

* José van Dijck (born 1960) a new media author and academic * Teun Voeten (born 1961) a Dutch photojournalist and cultural anthropologist * Marcel Wanders (born 1963) a Dutch designer and art director * Dianne van Giersbergen (born 1985 in Liempde) a spinto soprano and singer-songwriter * Sam Feldt (born 1993) a Dutch DJ and record producer


Sport

* Jeroen Delmee (born 1973) a field hockey player and twice Olympic champion * Bas van Erp (1979 – 2016) a Dutch wheelchair Paralympic tennis player * Frank van der Struijk (born 1985) a Dutch footballer with over 300 club caps * Michael van Gerwen (born 1989) a Dutch professional, 3-time World Darts Champion * Glenn Schuurman (born 1991) a Dutch field hockey player, competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics


Transportation

*Boxtel railway station


Gallery

File:Boxtel P1040896.JPG, House in Boxtel File:Station Boxtel (1).JPG, Boxtel Station File:Kasteel Stapelen.jpg, Kasteel Stapelen File:Kampina Boxtel.JPG, Natuurgebied Kampina in Boxtel


References


External links

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Official website
Boxtel, Municipalities of North Brabant Populated places in North Brabant {{NorthBrabant-geo-stub