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An English visitor to Hanover described Sophia as “a lady of incomparable know-how in divinity, philosophy, history and the subjects of all sorts of books”, she was also a lady of shrewd popular sense and an even temperament. She befriended the philosopher Gottfried Leibniz although he was a librarian at the Court of Hanover. This friendship resulted in a substantial...

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Nongovernmental organizations in the Netherlands consist mostly of charity funds and environmental and human rights organizations. Critical organizations consist of Amnesty International, Greenpeace, the Globe Wildlife Fund, and Natuurmonumenten , which have a massive middle and upper class following. The Dutch contribute significant sums to international disaster help and look at themselves morally obliged to do so. Van Zanden notes...