Dutch History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 1,636


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1900-12-19 General Horatio Kitchener offers protections to all Boers who will surrender and asks the Dutch community of Pretoria to convey this offer, leaders in the field refuse to surrender

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener
  • 1901-02-03 Dutch troops under Gen Van Heutsz conquer Batu Ilië on Sumatra
  • 1901-02-12 Dutch Penitentiary children's law proclaimed
  • 1901-03-17 Free thinking-Democratic Union forms in Netherlands
  • 1901-04-28 1st soccer game between Belgium (8) & Netherlands (0)
  • 1901-07-31 Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands
  • 1902-01-13 Textile workers strike in Enschede, Netherlands (until 1st June)
  • 1902-05-29 Dutch State Mine law forms
  • 1902-08-01 Building begins on Dutch public housing
  • 1903-01-06 Dutch Press museum opens in Amsterdam
  • 1903-01-29 Dutch railroad workers strike
  • 1903-04-06 In Holland, railroad and dock workers go out on strike, but the government passes anti-strike bills, calls out troops, and promptly ends the strike on the 13th April
  • 1903-06-02 Netherlands Korfball League forms
  • 1904-06-14 Dutch troops occupy Kuto Reh, Sumatra, killing all inhabitants
  • 1904-07-19 Dutch Premier Kuypers disbands 1st Chamber
  • 1904-08-10 Dutch newspaper Volk fires gay journalist Jacob de Cock
  • 1904-10-01 JB van Heutsz becomes governor general of Dutch East Indies
  • 1904-10-01 Netherlands & Portugal lay down bounderies splitting Timor
  • 1905-02-25 The Nederlands Verbond van Vakverenigingenwas, a Dutch social-democratic trade union, forms
  • 1905-04-30 1st official soccer game between Belgium-Netherlands (1-4)
  • 1905-05-14 2nd official international soccer match, Netherlands beats Belgium 4-0
  • 1905-05-22 Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School
  • 1905-07-03 Kuyper government forms in Holland
  • 1905-07-10 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens Technical Hague court
  • 1905-07-30 Dutch Covenant of Worker's union, NVV, forms
  • 1905-08-17 Dutch government of De Master begins
  • 1905-09-06 General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)
  • 1905-09-14 Dutch AR-politician AWF Idenburg named governor of Suriname
  • 1905-11-16 Dutch/Russian Count Witte becomes prime minister of Russia
  • 1906-01-01 Dutch law makes driver's license mandatory
  • 1906-03-06 Heavy storm bursts dike, flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands
  • 1906-03-12 Heavy storm ravages Dutch west coast
  • 1906-12-20 Venezuela (under vice-pres Gomez) attacks Dutch fleet
  • 1907-02-11 De Master's Dutch government resigns
  • 1907-02-21 SS Berlin sinks off the Hook of Holland (142 dead)
  • 1907-08-17 Bishop forbids Christian membership of Dutch Textile Union
  • 1907-10-19 1st printing of Dutch Tribune (Wijnkoop/Van Ravesteyn/Ceton)
  • 1907-12-21 Dutch government of De Master falls due to war budget
  • 1908-02-08 Wilhelmina '08 soccer team forms in Weert, Netherlands
  • 1908-02-11 Heemskerk's government begins in Holland
  • 1908-02-29 Dutch scientists produce solid helium
  • 1908-03-08 Dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, NY
  • 1908-04-23 Denmark, Germany, Britain, France, Netherlands & Sweden sign North Sea accord
  • 1908-07-09 CHU (Christian Historic Union) Dutch political party forms
  • 1908-10-01 1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague)
  • 1908-11-07 Dutch capture Venezuelan navy
  • 1909-01-02 1st official Dutch 11 city skate (Minne Hoekstra in 13:50)
  • 1909-02-12 Netherlands' SDAP suspends Marxist Tribune group (Gorter & Wijnkoop)
  • 1909-05-01 Netherlands begins unity with Belgium
  • 1909-05-13 Christian National Labor Workers (CNV) party begins in Netherlands
  • 1909-06-23 Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections
  • 1909-09-20 The British Parliament passes the South Africa Act; it calls for union of Cape Colony, Natal, Orange River Colony, and Transvaal; and both English and Dutch as official languages
  • 1909-11-19 Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper denies corruption
  • 1910-03-17 DHC soccer team forms in Delft, Netherlands
  • 1910-06-02 Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea
  • 1910-07-20 Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption
  • 1910-07-29 JWEL Hilgers is 1st Dutchman to fly above Dutch territory

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1910-12-10 Dutch Physicist Johannes van der Waals wins the Nobel Prize for physics

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals
  • 1911-01-07 Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam
  • 1911-02-05 Society of Dutch Composers forms in Amsterdam
  • 1911-07-28 96°F (35.6°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
  • 1911-10-01 United Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day
  • 1911-10-06 Beatrix van Rijk becomes 1st licensed Dutch woman pilot
  • 1911-12-10 Dutch lawyer Tobias Asser receives the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1912-02-07 2nd Dutch 11 city skate (Coen de Koenig wins (11:40)
  • 1912-04-27 Relief laws in Netherlands replace those of 1854
  • 1912-05-18 Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies
  • 1912-09-12 Dutch Olympian Committee forms (NOC)
  • 1912-12-03 Gerrit Brinkman becomes 1st Dutch traffic officer
  • 1913-03-24 Netherlands soccer team's 1st victory over England

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1913-05-13 Women's suffrage march through Washington organized by Alice Paul and led by Inez Milholland

Suffragist Alice Paul
Suffragist
Alice Paul
  • 1913-05-14 Frans Hals museum opens in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1913-06-02 Demonstrations for general voting right in Netherlands
  • 1913-06-03 Dutch 1st Chamber accepts Health laws
  • 1913-06-05 Dutch Disability laws go into effect
  • 1913-06-25 Dutch Parliamentary election (confess party looses majority)
  • 1913-08-29 Pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch government
  • 1913-08-31 Soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1913-09-16 Thousands of women demonstrate for Dutch female suffrage
  • 1913-12-10 Dutch scientist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes receives Nobel prize for physics
  • 1914-01-26 600 Dutch textile workers go on strike
  • 1914-02-14 High Council of Labor forms in Hague Netherlands
  • 1914-03-01 Dutch Minister of war H Colijn named director of British Petroleum
  • 1914-06-08 34.7°F (1.5°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
  • 1914-08-05 Dutch Cort Van de Linden government issues silver bonds as money
  • 1914-11-24 Dutch Overseas Trustmaatschappij (NOT) forms
  • 1914-12-03 Dutch army opens fire on interned Belgian soldiers: 8 killed
  • 1915-04-14 Dutch merchant navy ship Katwijk sunk by Germany torpedo
  • 1915-06-08 92°F (33.3°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
  • 1915-06-27 Dutch SDAP demonstrates against conscription
  • 1915-07-19 Dutch accidents at sea law enforced
  • 1915-08-19 Rationing laws go into effect in Netherlands
  • 1915-09-29 Dutch Opera's 1st performance
  • 1915-11-06 1st military flight in Dutch East Indies (Tandjong Priok)
  • 1916-01-14 Dutch Zuiderzee dyke cracks
  • 1916-01-31 Dutch Girl Guides form
  • 1916-03-15 Dutch merchant ship Tubantia torpedoed by German submarine & sinks in North Sea
  • 1916-03-15 University of Ghent taken under Dutch control
  • 1916-03-21 JP Van Limburg Stirum succeeds AWF Idenburg as Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
  • 1916-03-31 Dutch government ends all military engagements

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 2,720

  • 1852-09-25 Cornelis J Snijders, supreme commander of Dutch Navy (1910-18)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1853-03-30 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises), born in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands (d. 1890)

  • 1853-05-30 Andries Andre, Dutch actor/husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen
  • 1853-07-18 Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Holland, physicist (Nobel 1902)
  • 1853-07-20 Geo[rge] Poggenbeek, Dutch water colors painter
  • 1853-07-29 Esther de Boer-van Rijk, Dutch actress (Kniertje-Hope of Blessing)
  • 1853-09-21 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (liquid helium, Nobel 1913)
  • 1853-10-13 Maria E "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Piet Vink Sr
  • 1853-12-15 Jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies
  • 1854-01-29 Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian
  • 1854-02-09 Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician
  • 1854-05-13 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch director (Lost & Found, Silvia Silombra)
  • 1854-05-18 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (To my Fatherland)
  • 1854-06-09 Gerardus J P J Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society)
  • 1854-07-19 Daniel Josephus Jitta, Dutch High Court lawyer
  • 1854-08-12 Johannes P Kelly, Dutch [Kellij], actor/operetta writer
  • 1854-09-08 Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File
  • 1854-09-23 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/Governor of Suriname (1902-05)
  • 1854-10-26 August T C Kiehl, Dutch actor (Pearl of Zaandam)
  • 1855-01-10 Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)
  • 1855-04-18 Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen)
  • 1855-10-12 Jacobus of Looy, Dutch writer/painter (Death of My Cat) [or 9/12]
  • 1855-11-13 Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker
  • 1855-11-30 Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance
  • 1856-02-16 Willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam)
  • 1856-06-30 Gerrit Kalff, writer (history of Dutch writers)
  • 1857-02-02 Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector
  • 1857-02-09 Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education
  • 1857-05-08 Frits [Frederik H] Tartaud, Dutch actor/husband of Alida Klein
  • 1857-05-10 Hendrik Zwaardemaker, Dutch physiologist (olfactometer)
  • 1857-07-21 A S C Wallis, [Adele SC von Antal-Opzoomer], Dutch writer
  • 1857-09-12 George H Breitner, Dutch impressionist painter/water colors painter
  • 1857-10-30 John H Aberson, 1st chancellor (Dutch Agricultural University)
  • 1858-01-27 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer
  • 1858-02-28 Jacob P Vis, Dutch industrialist (founder NV Royal Salt Industries)
  • 1858-04-01 Arnold Aletrino, Dutch physician-criminologist/author (From Life)
  • 1858-04-07 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch socialist politician (SDAP)
  • 1858-04-15 Anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher
  • 1858-07-05 Maria J "Marie" Bakker, Dutch actress
  • 1858-08-02 Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen consort of William and Regent of the Netherlands

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1858-08-11 Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1929), born in Nijkerk, Netherlands (d. 1930)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman
  • 1858-10-09 Gerard L F Philips, Dutch engineer/manufacturer (Philips)
  • 1858-12-20 Jean/Johannes T "Jan" Toorop, Dutch painter/graphic artist (3 Brides)
  • 1859-01-09 Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)
  • 1859-01-11 [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)
  • 1859-02-13 Frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist
  • 1859-05-01 Willem J Leyds, Dutch/South Africa lawyer/politician/diplomat
  • 1859-05-06 Willem J T Kloos, Dutch poet (Act of Simple Justice)
  • 1859-06-10 Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)
  • 1859-10-25 Stephanie H [Lapidoth-]Swarth, Dutch author (Lonely Flowers)
  • 1859-12-20 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1859-12-26 Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist
  • 1860-02-06 Johan [Eliza J] de Meester, Dutch journalist/writer (Geertje)
  • 1860-04-03 Frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden)
  • 1860-04-20 Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch MP (SDAP)
  • 1860-04-26 Alphonse M A J Ariëns, Dutch pastor
  • 1860-05-21 Willam Einthoven, Dutch physiologist/inventor (electrocardiograph)
  • 1860-05-21 Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist (Invented the electrocardiodiogram, awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine 1924), Semarang, Dutch East Indies (d. 1927)
  • 1860-06-18 Hugo Loudon, CEO (Royal Dutch Oil [Shell])
  • 1860-07-11 Johannis J van Laar, Dutch chemist (thermodynamics)
  • 1860-08-15 Roosje Vos, Dutch union organizer
  • 1860-09-07 Willem H Nolens, priest/Dutch ambassador to Vatican
  • 1860-10-06 Oscar L Helfrich, Dutch governor (Curacao)
  • 1860-10-06 Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch foreign minister (1908-13)
  • 1861-06-10 Josephus T J Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem)
  • 1861-06-16 Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian
  • 1862-01-17 John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1862-09-01 Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2]
  • 1862-09-13 Dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament
  • 1862-11-01 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)
  • 1862-11-20 Willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP)
  • 1862-12-14 John M Acket, Dutch literary (Grammatic Conceptions)
  • 1863-01-14 Pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator
  • 1863-03-11 Wobbe de Vries, Dutch linguist
  • 1863-03-23 Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh
  • 1863-04-22 Cornelis A J van Dishoeck, Dutch publisher
  • 1863-05-05 Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs)
  • 1863-06-04 Edmond R H Regout, Dutch industrialist/politician
  • 1863-06-10 Louis M A Couperus, Dutch poet/writer (Eline Vere)
  • 1864-02-19 Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture (Work Law of 1911)
  • 1864-04-01 Marie Jungius, Dutch fairy tale writer
  • 1864-04-24 George AA Alting van Geusau, dir-gen (PTT)/Dutch Min of War (1918-20)
  • 1864-04-30 Frans Netscher, Dutch writer/journalist (Studies of nude model)
  • 1864-05-18 Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer/art historian
  • 1864-05-29 A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer
  • 1864-05-31 Albert J M Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch)
  • 1864-06-20 Pier Pander, Dutch sculptor, born in Drachten, Friesland (d. 1919)
  • 1864-08-08 Henri de Vries, [Van Walterop], Dutch actor (Cleopatra, White Cargo)
  • 1864-09-27 Alexander Cohen, Dutch anarchist and author
  • 1864-11-20 Gerard W Kernkamp, Dutch historian/editor (Groene Amsterdammer)
  • 1864-11-26 Herman Gorter, Dutch socialist/poet (May, Tiny Hero's Poem)
  • 1864-12-03 Herman Heijermans Jr, Dutch writer (Kamertjeszonde, Diamond City)
  • 1865-01-30 Samuel Pl'h Naber, Dutch rear-admiral/librarian
  • 1865-02-19 Adrian van Oordt, Dutch writer (neo-romantic)
  • 1865-03-01 Gerard Vissering, Dutch banker/president (Bank of Java)
  • 1865-03-10 Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/writer/sport-organizer
  • 1865-04-27 Emile Erens, Dutch Hagiographer (Pastor of Ars)
  • 1865-05-15 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion)
  • 1865-05-25 Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist (Zeeman effect, Nobel Prize 1902), born in Zonnemaire, Schouwen-Duiveland
  • 1865-05-28 Gerrit Grijns, Dutch physiologist (Vitamin E)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,435

  • 1927-02-06 Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker, dies at 71
  • 1927-09-29 Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist (Invented the electrocardiodiogram, awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine 1924), dies at 67
  • 1927-11-26 Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch performer (governess), assassinated at 47
  • 1927-11-28 Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (New-Guinea), dies
  • 1928-03-03 Jan [Jean] T Toorop, Dutch graphic artist (3 Brides), dies at 69
  • 1928-08-07 Alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68
  • 1929-01-02 Erich Wichman[n], Dutch fascist painter/sculptor, dies at 38
  • 1929-01-14 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch Governor of Suriname (1902-05), dies at 74
  • 1929-08-10 Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor and feminist, dies at 75
  • 1929-09-15 Sara Amsel, Indon/Dutch actress/wife of Carel van Hoisted, dies at 58
  • 1929-10-04 John Metzelaar, Dutch/US writer (Report on the Fishes), dies at 37
  • 1929-10-24 Peter J Blok, Dutch historian, dies at 74
  • 1930-01-09 Edward W Buck, Dutch/US editor (Ladies Home Journal), dies at 66
  • 1930-02-22 Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh, dies at 66
  • 1930-02-24 Jacobus van Looy, Dutch writer/painter (Night Cactus), dies at 74
  • 1930-04-21 Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79
  • 1930-05-12 Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch SDAP leader, dies at 70
  • 1930-08-27 Didericus G van Epen, genealogist/Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1930-11-05 Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1929), dies at 72

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman
  • 1931-01-01 Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (b. 1851)
  • 1931-07-24 Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of finance, dies at 75
  • 1931-11-23 Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist, dies
  • 1932-01-07 Henri Stroethoff, Dutch actor (Bright Paradise), dies at 60

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1932-02-08 [Vincent] Mad Dog Coll, Irish-American mob hitman, murdered at 23 by the Dutch Schultz gang

Mob Hitman Mad Dog Coll
Mob Hitman
Mad Dog Coll
  • 1932-03-08 Jan de Louter, Dutch lawyer/tutor of Queen Wilhelmina, dies at 84
  • 1932-04-13 Johannes T de Visser, 1st Dutch Min of Education, dies at 75 [or 14th]
  • 1932-06-12 Theodorus Heemskerk, lawyer/Dutch sec of state (1866..88), dies at 79
  • 1932-07-22 Roosje Vos, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 71
  • 1932-11-16 Carry van Bruggen, [de Haan], Dutch author (Eva), dies at 51
  • 1933-01-04 Lucas Lindeboom, Dutch evangelist (Vredebond), dies at 87
  • 1933-02-17 Henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch composer (Handbook of Music), dies at 84
  • 1933-03-29 Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Dutch violinist/conductor, dies at 52
  • 1934-01-10 Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist, beheaded in Berlin at 24
  • 1934-03-19 Anthony J Block, lawyer (Dutch strafproces), dies at 66
  • 1934-03-20 A Emma W T von Waldeck-Pyrmont, Dutch queen (& regent), dies at 76
  • 1934-07-03 Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies
  • 1934-08-31 Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies
  • 1934-11-20 Willem de Sitter, Dutch scientist (b. 1872)
  • 1935-02-23 Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Hotel Gooiland), dies at 44
  • 1935-07-05 Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58
  • 1935-07-15 Pieter WA Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18), dies at 89
  • 1935-10-23 Dutch Schultz [Arthur Flegenheimer], US gangster, murdered at 33
  • 1936-04-17 Charles J M Ruys de Beerenbrouck, Dutch PM (1918-23, 29-33), dies
  • 1936-04-27 Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72
  • 1936-10-05 Jan J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship doc/writer (Seaman's Grave), dies at 38
  • 1937-02-08 Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian, dies at 75
  • 1937-03-08 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion), dies at 71
  • 1937-10-09 George AA Alting van Geusau, Dutch min of war (1918-20), dies at 73
  • 1937-12-17 Gerard Vissering, banker/president of Dutch Bank, dies at 72
  • 1938-03-31 Willem J T Kloos, Dutch poet/critic (New Guide), dies at 78
  • 1938-08-04 L H Perquin, Dutch radio announcer, dies at 73
  • 1938-12-04 Dina Appeldoorn, Dutch pianist/composer, dies at 54
  • 1938-12-31 Richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter, dies at 70
  • 1939-02-04 Henri W A Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell), dies at 72
  • 1939-02-15 Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, dies at 47
  • 1939-09-05 Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67
  • 1939-10-25 Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73
  • 1939-11-09 Dirk Klop, Dutch intelligence lt, shot by German Abwehr
  • 1939-12-23 Anthony H G Fokker, Dutch airplane builder (Spider), dies at 49
  • 1940-02-28 Johan C Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist, dies at 81
  • 1940-03-10 Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Merchant of Venice), dies at 68
  • 1940-05-10 Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56
  • 1940-05-14 Menno ter Braak, Dutch writer (Forum, New Elite), suicide at 38
  • 1940-05-15 Willem A Bonger, Dutch criminologist (Race & Crime), suicide at 63
  • 1940-05-30 Y de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands, dies at 104
  • 1940-06-21 Hendrik Marsman, Dutch poet/writer/critic, drowns at 40
  • 1940-07-20 Y G Van de Peat, Dutch director of employment, commits suicide
  • 1940-09-15 Dick Ket, Dutch painter/cartoonist, dies at 37
  • 1940-10-18 Suze Groeneweg, 1st woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber (1918-37), dies at 65
  • 1941-01-09 Ko Boezeman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies
  • 1941-03-06 Leen Schijvenschuurder, Dutch February strike leader, executed
  • 1941-03-13 A Coenradi, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1941-03-13 Bernard Ijzerdraat, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1941-03-13 E Hellendoorn, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1941-03-13 J Eyl, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1941-04-20 Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer, dies in Buchenwald at 49
  • 1941-05-24 Lancelot Holland, British vice-admiral (WW II-Hood), dies in battle
  • 1941-06-16 Lodo of Hamel, 1st Dutch secret affiliate, dies
  • 1941-06-17 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78
  • 1941-06-20 [Stephanie] Hélène Swarth, Dutch poet ("Lonely flowers"), dies at 81
  • 1941-08-29 Jan L G "Yvan" Doornik, Dutch resist fighter in France, executed at 36
  • 1941-10-13 GJ Berenschot, general/supreme commander Dutch East Indies army, dies
  • 1941-12-09 Leonard "Leo" Polak, Dutch philosopher, dies in Sachsenhausen at 61
  • 1942-01-26 Gerard L F Philips, Dutch manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83
  • 1942-02-06 Wobbe de Vries, Dutch linguist, dies at 78
  • 1942-02-27 Karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52
  • 1942-03-28 Herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch foreign minister (1918-27), dies at 67
  • 1942-04-12 Johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80
  • 1942-04-13 Henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58
  • 1942-06-30 Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62
  • 1942-07-11 Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau
  • 1942-07-26 Titus Brandsma, [Anno Sjoerd], Dutch Roman Catholic priest and philosopher (Dachau), dies
  • 1942-08-02 Friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77
  • 1942-10-16 12, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed
  • 1942-12-14 Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61
  • 1943-01-12 Jan R T Campert, Dutch resistance fighter/poet (18 Dead), dies at 40
  • 1943-02-05 Wim Gertenbach, Dutch resistance fighter (Slogan), shot by Nazis
  • 1943-02-06 HA Seyffardt, Dutch lt-gen/NSB "minister", dies at 71
  • 1943-02-18 Henri Polak, Dutch union leader/politician (soc-dem), dies at 74
  • 1943-03-04 Pieter C Boutens, Dutch poet (Beatrijs), dies at 73