Jacob van Campen

Jacob van Campen was one of the famous architects and artists of his time ( see post of Golden age of Holland). 

He created Catshuis in The Hague, palace at Damsquare in Amsterdam and the Nieuwe kerk in Haarlem. He also restaurated an old peoples home into an orphanes home ( now Franshals museum)  in Haarlem. 

He used to live in Haarlem, then moved to Amsterdam ( Kalverstraat). After a dispute he moved to a residence in Amersfoort, where he found his restingplace.