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Meindert Niemeijer (1902-1987) was a Dutch lawyer, banker, managing director of an insurance company, chess historian and International Master for Chess Composition. He collected over 7,000 chess books for the Royal Hague Library for over 40 years. The chess collection is now known as the Van der Linde-Niemeijer Chess Collection at The Hague. He published 30 books on chess problems and authored over 600 chess problems. He started the Netherlands Problems Archives in 1925, which has over 50,000 problems today.