Today in Netherlands History (Part 11)

Historical Events

Events 1001 - 1,100 of 1,562

  • 1943-03-22 Dutch work week extended to 54 hour
  • 1943-03-25 97% of all Dutch physicians strike againt nazi registration
  • 1943-04-06 Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN) arrested
  • 1943-04-12 Dutch Catholic University Nijmegen closed
  • 1943-04-16 40 NZ bombers attack Haarlem, Netherlands (85 killed)
  • 1943-04-27 Lou Jansen & Jan Dieters, leaders of the illegal CPN party in Holland, arrested
  • 1943-04-30 Dutch strike against forced labor in Nazi Germany's war industry
  • 1943-05-01 German Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes
  • 1943-05-07 Dutch men 18-35 obliged to report to labor camps
  • 1943-05-22 RAF scatters 1st copies of "The Flying Hollander"
  • 1943-06-23 Dutch artsens protest against nazis
  • 1943-06-25 Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Reichskommissar in the Netherlands, orders mass arrests of Dutch physicians
  • 1943-06-27 Elly Dammers throws Dutch record spear (41,43m)
  • 1943-06-27 Fanny Blankers-Koen runs Dutch record 200m (24.5)
  • 1943-07-08 Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging (Dutch National Socialist Movement) leader Anton Mussert meets with Heinrich Himmler
  • 1943-07-29 Nazi's evacuate Hollandsche Theater in Amsterdam
  • 1943-08-08 Vegetables & fruit rationed in Holland
  • 1943-08-10 Dutch submarine attacks Hertenbeest Island, NW Bali
  • 1943-09-07 987 Dutch Jewish transported to Auschwitz Concentration Camp
  • 1943-09-27 Dutch opposition newspaper "The Slogan" publishes KZ-Lower letter
  • 1943-11-03 P-47D Thunderbolt shot down above North Holland
  • 1943-11-12 Landwacht (NSB-political party) forms in Netherlands
  • 1944-02-28 Arrests of the ten-Boom family in Nazi occupied Netherlands (Haarlem) through a Dutch collaborator on charges of hiding Jews
  • 1944-03-11 Dutch resistance fighter Joop Westerweel arrested
  • 1944-04-20 Dutch Communist Party resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death
  • 1944-04-22 Allies land near Hollandia, New-Guinea
  • 1944-04-29 Raid by Dutch Resistance on the National Printing Office in The Hague to procure 10,000 Dutch identity cards.
  • 1944-05-09 Dutch resistance fighter Gerard Musch arrested
  • 1944-05-19 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork, Netherlands
  • 1944-06-08 Dutch Resistance fighter Frans Duwaer arrested
  • 1944-08-09 12 workers of Dutch illegal paper "Trouw" executed at Camp Vught
  • 1944-08-15 Allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed
  • 1944-08-16 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London
  • 1944-08-23 94.5°F (34.7°C) in De Bilt Netherlands & 101.5°F (38.6°C) in Warnsvelt

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1944-09-03 68th & last transport of Dutch Jews (including Anne Frank) leaves for Auschwitz concentration camp

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank
  • 1944-09-05 "Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany
  • 1944-09-05 Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands sign customs Unity treaty
  • 1944-09-05 Dutch Armed Forces forms, under prince Bernhard
  • 1944-09-07 Strongest Hurricane of century in Netherlands (wind force 12)
  • 1944-09-09 US 113th cavalry passes Belg-Dutch borders
  • 1944-09-14 6,500 Dutch/Indonesian captives sent to Junyo Maru
  • 1944-09-17 Dutch begin railroad strike against German occupiers
  • 1944-09-28 Battle of Arnhem, Germans defeat British airborne in Netherlands
  • 1944-09-30 Dutch General Mine Workers Union (ABWM) forms
  • 1944-10-29 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda, Netherlands
  • 1944-11-01 World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
  • 1944-11-17 -Nov 19] Nazi raids in Dutch NE Polder
  • 1944-11-28 In reprisal 40 Dutch men are executed by Nazis
  • 1944-12-01 Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands
  • 1944-12-10 9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis
  • 1944-12-14 German occupiers forbid use of electricity in parts of Holland
  • 1945-01-23 Dutch Premier Gerbrandy, exiled in London, tenders his resignation
  • 1945-01-27 Nazi occupiers forbid food transport to West (The Netherlands)
  • 1945-01-27 Wally van Hall, Dutch banker and resistance leader, arrested
  • 1945-01-28 Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java
  • 1945-01-28 Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands
  • 1945-02-13 Gerbrandy Dutch government refuses Dutch Jewish right to buy
  • 1945-02-23 2nd Dutch government of Gerbrandy forms in London
  • 1945-03-03 Roermond & Venlo, Netherlands, liberated
  • 1945-03-05 Allies bombs The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1945-03-07 Attack on car of Netherlands SS Police Chief Hans Rauter by Dutch resistance, Rauter injured
  • 1945-03-13 Queen Wilhelmina returns to Netherlands
  • 1945-03-13 Sicherheitsdienst arrest Dutch resistance fighter Henry Werkman
  • 1945-03-21 Dutch Resistance fighter Hannie Schaft arrested by Nazi police
  • 1945-04-05 Almelo Netherlands freed
  • 1945-04-08 Nazi occupiers executed, Nazi general Christiansen flees Netherlands
  • 1945-04-10 General Blaskowitz becomes nazi leader of "Fort Holland"
  • 1945-04-12 Canadian troops liberate Nazi concentration camp Westerbork, Netherlands
  • 1945-04-17 German occupiers flood Wieringermeer, Netherlands
  • 1945-04-29 First food drop by RAF above Nazi-occupied Holland (operation Manna)
  • 1945-05-01 Australian & Dutch troops land on Tarakan
  • 1945-05-02 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina & Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen
  • 1945-05-04 German troops in Netherlands, Denmark & Norway surrender
  • 1945-05-05 Netherlands & Denmark liberated from Nazi control
  • 1945-05-05 Premier Gerbrandy on Radio Orange tells Dutch they are liberated
  • 1945-05-06 Gen J Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands
  • 1945-05-07 WWII: British troops enter Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1945-06-15 Dutch political party ANJV established in Concert building, Amsterdam
  • 1945-07-19 USS Cod saves 51 sailors from Dutch sub in only sub-to-sub rescue

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1945-08-17 Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta declare Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) independent from the Netherlands

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno
  • 1945-09-11 Physician Willem J Kolff performs the first successful kidney dialysis using his artificial kidney machine, the Netherlands
  • 1945-09-26 All old Dutch banknotes declared invalid
  • 1945-10-07 Dutch author A M de Jong's murderer Ton van Gog escapes
  • 1945-11-27 Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft re-buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina
  • 1945-12-12 Special Court of justice convicts Dutch Nazi leader Mussert to death
  • 1946-02-09 Dutch Labor Party (Dutch Social Democratic Party) forms
  • 1946-03-02 Dutch troops land on East Bali
  • 1946-03-09 Dutch troops land at Batavia/Semarang
  • 1946-04-03 Netherlands-German postal relations resume
  • 1946-04-16 NSB mayor of Rotterdam, Netherlands, FE Muller sentence to 100 years in jail
  • 1946-05-17 KVP Labor/Communists win 1st post-WW2 Dutch parliamentary elections
  • 1946-05-19 Dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam
  • 1946-05-29 KVP wins Provincial National election in Netherlands
  • 1946-06-26 Dutch Nazi collaborator Arnold Meijer sentenced to 5 years
  • 1946-07-02 Dutch Beel government forms
  • 1946-07-03 1st Dutch government of Beel forms
  • 1946-10-24 Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire
  • 1946-11-14 Dutch Dakota flight to Schiphol crashes, kills 11
  • 1946-11-27 English soccer team beats Netherlands, 8-2
  • 1946-11-28 Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to death sentenced

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 2,680

  • 1891-11-01 Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher
  • 1891-11-05 Mary Dorna, Dutch author
  • 1891-12-01 Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer (wreck laws)
  • 1892-02-09 Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer (Indonesian adat justice)
  • 1892-04-15 Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author and Holocaust survivor (d. 1983)
  • 1892-05-16 Coenraad B van Haeringen, linguist/etymologist (Dutch Dictionary)
  • 1892-05-22 Louis van Tulder, Dutch tenor (From Office Stool to High C)
  • 1892-05-27 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Pygmalion, Fietsen naar de Maan)
  • 1892-07-29 Karel L Baars, Dutch actor (White Slaves Trade)
  • 1892-09-17 Hendrik F Andriessen, Dutch organist/composer (Ballade of Merel)
  • 1892-10-27 Victor E van Vriesland, Dutch poet/critic (Mirror of Dutch Poetry)
  • 1892-10-28 Eduard J Dijksterhuis, Dutch mathematician/historian (Fall & Throw)
  • 1893-02-11 Johan C P Alberts, Dutch literary (Festival)
  • 1893-02-12 Marcel G J Minnaert, Dutch astronomer
  • 1893-04-11 Johannes T Thijsse, Dutch founder (Waterloopkundig lab Delft)
  • 1893-05-02 Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien) [or May 13, 1912]
  • 1893-06-12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/radio play director (Paul Vlaanderen)
  • 1893-06-19 Adriaan F Dussenbroek, Dutch family dr/co-founder (Union Natl Arubano)
  • 1893-06-29 Antoon Schweigmann, Dutch religious poet/resistance fighter
  • 1893-09-03 Florrie Rodrigo, Dutch dancer/choreography/teacher (Schepelingen)
  • 1893-09-17 Abel J Herzberg, Russ/Dutch writer (Persecution of Jews)
  • 1893-09-27 Joannes DM Cornelissen, Dutch historian (Hooft & Tacitus)
  • 1893-10-18 Sidney Holland, NZ, PM of NZ (1949-57)
  • 1893-10-27 Johan G Dancer, Dutch poet (Meetings)
  • 1893-10-29 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor
  • 1893-10-30 Jan M Romein, Dutch historian (Low Countries at Sea)
  • 1893-11-06 August Defresne, Dutch playwright/director (Uninhabited Island)
  • 1893-11-14 Piet Moeskops, Dutch world champ cyclist (1921-24, 26)
  • 1893-11-16 Cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist
  • 1894-01-18 Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch parapsychologist
  • 1894-04-02 Rudolph P Cleveringa, Dutch anti-nazi lawyer
  • 1894-05-11 Anton A Mussert, Dutch nazi leader (NSB)
  • 1894-05-30 Hubertus J van Mook, Dutch minister of Colonies (1942-45)
  • 1894-07-18 Bernard Wagenaar, Arnhem Holland, composer (3 Songs for Chinese)
  • 1894-07-26 Ludovicus J Rogier, Dutch historian (Henric van Veldeken)
  • 1894-08-03 John H van Maarseveen, Dutch minister of Justice/Internal minister
  • 1894-08-13 Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director
  • 1894-08-17 Johan Polet, Dutch sculptor
  • 1894-09-08 Willem FJ Pijper, Dutch composer/critic
  • 1894-09-13 Anton Roosjen, Dutch politician/NCRV-chairman
  • 1894-09-30 Dirk J Bush, Dutch/US mathematician (Concise History of Mathematics)
  • 1894-10-07 Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer
  • 1894-10-12 Elisabeth A de Vreugd, chambermaid of Dutch queen
  • 1894-12-17 Hans [Henry] Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist (quantum mechanics)
  • 1895-01-04 Lourens G M Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter
  • 1895-02-04 Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Erflaters)
  • 1895-03-03 Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer (d. 1980)
  • 1895-04-19 Anton F Pieck, Den Helder, Netherlands, illustrator (Efteling, Kaatsheuvel)
  • 1895-05-08 James H. "Dutch" Kindelberger, American aerospace pioneer (d. 1962)
  • 1895-07-10 Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/member High Court
  • 1895-10-02 Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian
  • 1895-10-08 Jeanne G van Schaik-Willing, Dutch author (Sinner & the Girl)
  • 1895-12-05 Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cellist/pianist/composer
  • 1896-01-05 Hendrik Algra, Dutch MP (ARP)
  • 1896-02-21 Sylvain Poons, Dutch cabaret performer (Blue Jackets)
  • 1896-02-26 Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer
  • 1896-04-03 Douwe Kalma, Dutch literary/leader (Young Frisian Movement)
  • 1896-05-13 Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, Dutch equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)
  • 1896-05-28 Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer
  • 1896-07-16 Mauritius R J Dekker [Boris Robazki], Dutch writer (Merkteken)
  • 1896-08-17 Henry P de Vries, Dutch painter/poet (Laws of the Americas)
  • 1896-12-05 Willem F M Lampe, Dutch ambassador of the Dutch Antilles
  • 1896-12-15 Paul R Citroen, Dutch sculptor
  • 1896-12-21 Carl Romme, Dutch catholic foreman/KVP-min Socialist Business
  • 1897-02-05 Dirk U Stikker, director (Heineken)/Dutch foreign minister/NATO
  • 1897-02-17 Johan[nes A] Kaart, Dutch actor/stage manager (My Fair Lady)
  • 1897-03-24 Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor
  • 1897-04-01 Willem H van de Pol, Dutch theologist (Christian Dilemma)
  • 1897-04-16 Jaap Vranken, Dutch organist/composer (Stabat Mater)
  • 1897-04-17 Antonius F "Anton" Coolen, Dutch author (Village by the River)
  • 1897-06-22 Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)
  • 1897-07-24 Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian/Dutch designer (Eindhoven Theatre)
  • 1897-07-28 Emmy Arbous, [Emilia J Henke], Dutch actress (Little Rascal)
  • 1897-07-30 Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!)
  • 1897-08-10 Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch novelist (Ciske the Rat)
  • 1897-08-27 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter
  • 1897-09-26 Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress/act teacher (Goethe/Brecht)
  • 1897-12-04 Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker)
  • 1897-12-26 Willie Corsari, [Wilhelmina A Schmidt], Dutch writer
  • 1898-01-03 Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)
  • 1898-01-13 Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat
  • 1898-01-22 Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch writer (Arid Earth)
  • 1898-02-02 Josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Theatre De la Mar)
  • 1898-02-19 Lauwrens Voorthuyzen, [Lou de Palingboer], Dutch sect leader
  • 1898-02-22 Anton de Kom, Surinam/Dutch worker's union leader/resistance fighter
  • 1898-03-06 Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Mattheus Passion)
  • 1898-03-12 Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Sold Grandpa)
  • 1898-05-02 Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)
  • 1898-05-22 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)
  • 1898-05-31 Johan Brouwer, Dutch pianist/writer/resistance fighter
  • 1898-06-15 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist
  • 1898-06-17 Maurits C Escher, Dutch graphic artist
  • 1898-07-11 Hendrik J Pos, Dutch philosopher/CEO (Committee of Watchfulness)
  • 1898-07-11 Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], Dutch writer/Radio Orange
  • 1898-08-09 David de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal)
  • 1898-08-20 G Kraus, director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands)
  • 1898-09-15 John J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship's doctor/writer/poet (El Dorado)
  • 1898-09-24 Charlotte D baroness of Pallandt, Dutch sculptress
  • 1898-10-14 Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman)
  • 1898-10-17 Simon Vestdijk, Dutch writer/poet (5th Seal)

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 1001 - 1,100 of 1,398

  • 1980-03-17 Rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68
  • 1980-08-06 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66
  • 1980-10-16 Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83
  • 1980-11-12 Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85
  • 1980-11-12 Haya van Someren-Downer, Dutch MP, dies at 54
  • 1980-12-13 Harm van Riel, Dutch Liberal Party politician, dies at 73
  • 1981-02-02 Jan Donner, Dutch chairman of High Council, dies at 89
  • 1981-02-05 Barend Barendse, Dutch sportscaster, dies at 73
  • 1981-04-05 Cornelis Verolme, Dutch ship builder, dies at 80
  • 1981-04-12 Hendrik F Andriessen, Dutch organist/composer (Te Deum), dies at 88
  • 1981-04-15 French Duynstee, Dutch states rights leader, dies at 67
  • 1981-06-11 Eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73
  • 1981-07-18 Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch para-psychologist, dies at 87
  • 1981-09-19 Joke Kool-Smit, Dutch feminist, dies
  • 1981-09-27 Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77
  • 1981-12-02 Nicolaas "Cola" Debrot, gov of Dutch Antilles (1962-70), dies at 79
  • 1982-01-07 Bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash
  • 1982-02-12 Cornelis Rijnsdorp, Dutch writer (Culprit), dies at 87
  • 1982-02-14 Henk Schaer, [Hendricus J M Schaareman], Dutch actor, dies at 79
  • 1982-03-06 Jan Lemaire, Dutch actor/writer (Beautiful Juultje), dies at 97
  • 1982-03-12 Elisabeth Zernike, Dutch writer (Course of Events), dies at 90
  • 1982-03-17 Hans ter Laag, Dutch sound technician, murdered in El Salvador
  • 1982-03-17 Jan Kuiper, Dutch news editor (IKON), murdered in El Salvador
  • 1982-03-17 Joop Willemsen, Dutch cameraman, murdered in El Salvador
  • 1982-03-17 Koos Koster, Dutch newscaster (IKON), murdered in El Salvador
  • 1982-03-18 Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60
  • 1982-03-20 Hendrik L van Beek, Dutch vice-admiral, dies at 52
  • 1982-04-03 Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist, dies at 69
  • 1982-04-28 Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J Cohen], Dutch singer/actor, dies at 66
  • 1982-04-30 Herman Tholen, Dutch cabaret performer (Juveniles), dies
  • 1982-06-01 Hendrik Algra, Newspaper publisher/Dutch MP (ARP), dies
  • 1982-07-10 Gustav MR von Koenigswald, German/Dutch paleontologist, dies at 79
  • 1982-09-12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/director (Paul Vlaanderen), dies at 89
  • 1982-10-12 Chris[tiaan R] Reumer, Dutch opera singer, dies at 73
  • 1982-10-17 Peterus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist, dies at 47
  • 1982-11-05 Gerda Brautigam, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA), dies
  • 1982-12-08 Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux), dies
  • 1982-12-09 Paul Godwin, [Goldfein], Polish/Dutch violist, dies at 80
  • 1983-02-05 Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67
  • 1983-03-13 Paul R Citroen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 86
  • 1983-03-28 Ank [Anna M] van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy), dies at 71
  • 1983-04-14 Willem F Bon, Dutch composer, dies at 42
  • 1983-04-15 Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author and Holocaust survivor
  • 1983-06-17 Eelco N van Kleffens, Dutch min of Foreign affairs 1939-46, dies at 88
  • 1983-07-29 J B Charles, [Willem Nagel], Dutch criminologist/writer, dies at 83
  • 1983-08-20 Kerwin Duinmeijer, Dutch of Antillean descent, murdered by in a racially motivated attack at 15
  • 1983-09-08 Willem C "Wim" Kan, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 72
  • 1983-11-01 Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (Haydn Catalog), dies at 96
  • 1983-11-19 Reinout W van Bemmelen, Dutch geologist, dies at 79
  • 1984-01-14 Mary Zeldenrust-Noordanus, Dutch sexuologist (NVSH), dies at 55
  • 1984-02-08 Karel Miljon, Dutch boxer (b. 1903)
  • 1984-04-05 Theo Koomen, Dutch sportscaster, dies in auto-accident at 54
  • 1984-04-27 Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player, dies at 63
  • 1984-05-25 Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79
  • 1984-06-13 Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, dies at 92
  • 1984-07-19 Geert Lubberhuizen, Dutch publisher (Busy Bee), dies at 68
  • 1984-12-01 Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (b. 1911)
  • 1985-01-20 Jo Juda, Dutch musician, dies at 75
  • 1985-02-18 Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbruggen], Dutch singer, dies at 58
  • 1985-02-21 Eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at 47
  • 1985-03-23 Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist/writer, dies at 85
  • 1985-06-06 Siem Devout, Dutch actor, dies at 54
  • 1985-07-04 John de Quay, Dutch premier (1959-63), dies at 83
  • 1985-08-26 Pieter Jongeling, Dutch MP/editor (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76
  • 1985-09-02 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star, dies at 64
  • 1985-11-24 Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67
  • 1986-01-06 Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90
  • 1986-02-20 Jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch foreign minister (VVD), dies at 58
  • 1986-03-04 Henri Knap, Dutch journalist/writer, dies at 75
  • 1986-08-03 Paul [Saul] de Groot, chairman Dutch Communist party, dies at 87
  • 1986-08-03 Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show), dies at 41
  • 1986-08-19 Jacob A W Burger, chairman (Dutch soc-dem party), dies at 81
  • 1986-10-16 C Wttewaall van Stoetwegen, CHU Member of Dutch parliament, dies at 85
  • 1986-10-28 Margaretha "Marga" Klompe, Dutch 1st female minister (CRM), dies at 74
  • 1986-10-29 Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer, dies at 68
  • 1987-01-04 F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79
  • 1987-01-13 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies
  • 1987-01-15 Gerrit Borgers, Dutch literary, dies at 69
  • 1987-02-08 Hendrik Koekoek, founder (Dutch Boer party), dies at 74
  • 1987-05-04 Dick Hillenius, Dutch biologist/writer, dies at 59
  • 1987-08-09 Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55
  • 1987-11-14 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
  • 1987-12-24 John M "Joop" de Uyl, Dutch social-dem premier (1973-77), dies at 68
  • 1988-01-29 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer/conductor, dies at 46
  • 1988-01-30 Cornelia D "Corry" Spark, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 85
  • 1988-02-01 Reinder Zwolsman, Dutch businessman, dies at 75
  • 1988-04-01 Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank), dies at 85
  • 1988-04-15 Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, Dutch poet (Zandloper), dies at 81
  • 1988-04-16 Jacques de Kadt, Dutch 2nd chamber member (soc-dem), dies at 90
  • 1988-05-05 Tamara Pos, Suriname/Dutch activist
  • 1988-06-23 Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool), dies at 73
  • 1988-07-01 Lex van Delden, Dutch composer/writer, dies at 68
  • 1988-07-09 Anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60
  • 1988-07-13 Huub Bals, Dutch film promotor, dies at 51
  • 1988-11-03 Henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies
  • 1988-12-21 Nicholas Tinbergen, Dutch/British biologist, dies at 81
  • 1989-01-08 Johnny Jordaan, [Jan van Musscher], Dutch folk singer, dies at 64
  • 1989-02-08 Maurits Kok, Dutch writer/poet (Railroad Strike), dies at 81
  • 1989-02-12 Thomas Bernhard, Dutch/Austrian writer (Heldenplatz), dies at 58
  • 1989-02-19 Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies