Hertogenbosch in History

Historical Events

  • 1525-06-09 Tax revolt in Hertogenbosch
  • 1585-04-05 Clemens Crabbeels becomes bishop of Hertogenbosch

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1629-09-14 Siege of 's-Hertogenbosch: Spanish garrison surrenders to Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange

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Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry
  • 1794-10-09 French troops occupy Hertogenbosch
  • 1944-10-27 Hertogenbosch & Tilburg freed from nazi occupation
  • 1965-10-08 Once-Hertogenbosch soccer team FC de Bosch forms

Famous Birthdays

  • 1599-06-12 Jan W van Brederode, governor (Hertogenbosch)/fieldmarshal
  • 1908-04-20 Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch