The burgomaster of the old town was one of those who were decapitated in the Hradcany Square (Aug.
In 1650 he became burgomaster of Dort and member of the states of Holland and West Friesland.
The burgomaster has the power to suspend any of the council's decrees for 30 days.
famous burgomaster Heinrich Toppler (1350-1408).
His family came from Livonia, one of his ancestors having been burgomaster of Riga.