Hans Goedkoop chronicles the life of Abraham Kuyper, founder of his own newspaper, university and political party. His influence is still visible today in the Dutch society, and even in the United States.
Self-made Dutch entrepreneur Abraham Kuyper modernized the Netherlands in several respects. He helped set up better schooling, a newspaper and the first true party for the people, not just the wealthy elite which dominated the kingdom's politics so far. He was a domineering personality, also in private life, but found coping with adversity hard, hence left the country twice, during a burnout and seeking a new start in Holland, USA.Written by