Dutch History (Part 10)

Historical Events

Events 901 - 1,000 of 1,608

  • 1940-06-01 Nazi occupiers kick Jews out of Dutch air guard
  • 1940-06-05 Governor of Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles refuse entry to Jewish refugees
  • 1940-06-05 Netherlands rations petroleum
  • 1940-06-10 German "Dutch" Q-ship Atlantis sinks Norwegian tanker
  • 1940-06-15 Bread & flour rationed in Holland
  • 1940-06-17 Germany occupiers ration bread in Holland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1940-06-19 Hermann Goering orders seizure of Dutch horses, car, buses and ships

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • 1940-06-21 German occupiers disband Dutch States-General/Council of State
  • 1940-06-22 SS rounds up 31 German/Polish/Dutch Jews in Roermond, Netherlands
  • 1940-06-23 RAF bombs Schiphol, Netherlands
  • 1940-07-01 Australia refuses entry to Dutch Jewish refugees
  • 1940-07-02 Dutch PM Colijn publishes "Borders of 2 Worlds" (German victory)
  • 1940-07-03 German occupiers forbid using Dutch royal names
  • 1940-07-19 Nazi occupiers imprison 231 prominent Dutch citizens in Buchenwald
  • 1940-07-19 Nazi occupiers in Netherlands forbid anti-nazi films
  • 1940-07-20 Germany occupiers forbid Dutch Communist Party (CPN) in Netherlands

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1940-07-22 Dutch Prime minister Dirk Jan De Geer meets Adolf Hitler seeking peace talks

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1940-07-24 1st illegal "Newsletter of Pieter It Hen" publishes in Netherlands
  • 1940-07-24 Linthorst Homan, de Quay and Einthoven form Dutch Union
  • 1940-07-29 SV. Urk Dutch soccer team forms
  • 1940-08-12 Netherlands starts rationing textiles
  • 1940-08-14 Dutch Premier De Geer vacations in Switzerland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1940-08-23 Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands dismisses premier De Geer

Queen of the Netherlands Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Queen of the Netherlands
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
  • 1940-08-31 1st edition of illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands
  • 1940-08-31 German occupiers in Netherlands begin soap rationing
  • 1940-09-03 Dutch government in exile of Gerbrandy forms in London
  • 1940-09-04 Gerbrandy becomes premier of Dutch government in exile
  • 1940-09-04 Nazi collaborator Mussert puts the fate of Netherlands in Hitler's hands
  • 1940-09-11 Anton Mussert establishes Dutch SS
  • 1940-09-23 Dutch nazi collaborator Mussert's 1st meeting with Adolf Hitler
  • 1940-09-28 Nazi occupiers present "New Dutch Culture" in German
  • 1940-10-20 Cheese rationed in Netherlands
  • 1940-10-20 Greenhouse rationing begins in Netherlands
  • 1940-10-21 RAF drops 1st anti-nazi pamphlets on Netherlands
  • 1940-11-01 Dutch "Curfew" forms (12 AM - 4 AM)
  • 1940-11-04 Eggs & cake rationed in Netherlands

  • 1940-11-05 Dutch submarine departs Dundee
  • 1940-11-21 Nazi occupiers forbid building schools in Netherlands
  • 1940-11-28 Dutch law professor Rudolph Cleveringa arrested by Nazis
  • 1941-01-01 Netherlands begins taxing wages
  • 1941-01-31 Anti-German demonstration in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1941-02-04 Former Dutch premier De Geer flies to Berlin
  • 1941-02-05 Dutch Premier De Geer returns from Lisbon to Netherlands
  • 1941-02-06 Auke Adema wins 6th official Dutch 11 Cities Skating Race (9:19)
  • 1941-02-08 NSB'er Max Blokzijl begins nazi propaganda on Dutch radio
  • 1941-02-10 Anti-Nazi "Het Parool" begins publishing in Netherlands
  • 1941-02-11 Sicherheitsdienst complains about Dutch anti German sentiments
  • 1941-02-13 Nazi leaders attack Dutch Jewish Council
  • 1941-02-20 Romania breaks relations with Netherlands
  • 1941-03-03 Netherlands NSB-leader Mussert visits Hermann Goering in Berlin
  • 1941-03-12 German occupiers confiscate AVRO studios in Netherlands
  • 1941-03-14 Nazi occupiers of Holland forbid Jewish owned companies
  • 1941-04-02 German occupier disallows Dutch scouting association
  • 1941-04-11 Nazi occupiers in Netherlands confiscate Jewish assets
  • 1941-04-19 Milk rationed in Holland
  • 1941-04-24 Dutch Prince Bernhard becomes an RAF pilot
  • 1941-04-26 Potatoes rationed in Holland
  • 1941-05-02 Nazi occupied Netherlands lays off Jewish journalists
  • 1941-05-05 2 Fokker employees flee Nazi occupied Netherlands to England
  • 1941-05-15 Nazi occupiers in Netherlands forbid Jewish music
  • 1941-05-16 Nazis forbid Dutch Organization of Actors (NOT)
  • 1941-05-19 Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis
  • 1941-05-20 Former Dutch PM Colijn says Neth Indies not ready for independence
  • 1941-07-09 Dutch-American Physicist Abraham Pais is awarded his Ph.D. in Holland five days before a Nazi deadline banning Jews from receiving degrees
  • 1941-07-14 Jam rationed in Holland
  • 1941-07-26 1st Dutch Austrians depart Hague
  • 1941-07-30 German occupiers forbid SDAP, VDB, ARP, RKSP, CHU & SGP in Netherlands
  • 1941-08-17 German raider attacks Dutch SS Kota Nopan
  • 1941-11-14 Governr-General Wouters of Dutch Antilles refuses Jews refuge
  • 1941-11-25 German Jews in Netherlands declared stateless (lose of nationality)
  • 1941-12-06 Dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore
  • 1941-12-08 London: Dutch government-in-exile declares war on Japan
  • 1941-12-11 Dutch government in London declares war on Italy
  • 1941-12-15 Gas/electrical use restricted in Holland
  • 1941-12-17 Dutch & Australian troops land on Portuguese Timor
  • 1941-12-30 Nazis require Dutch physicians to join Nazi organization
  • 1942-01-03 American-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms
  • 1942-01-10 Japan invades North Celebes, Dutch East Indies
  • 1942-01-12 Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender
  • 1942-01-22 Sietze de Groot wins 8th Dutch 11 city skate (8:44:06)
  • 1942-02-19 Dutch actors protest obligatory membership of Culture Chamber
  • 1942-02-26 Radio Orange calls for March 1 day of prayer in Dutch Indies
  • 1942-02-28 1st weapon drop on Netherlands
  • 1942-02-28 Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies
  • 1942-03-08 KNIL, Dutch colonial army on Java, surrenders to Japanese armies
  • 1942-03-18 Illegal Free Netherlands announces boycott of theaters
  • 1942-04-10 Cigarettes & candy rationed in Holland
  • 1942-04-20 German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach
  • 1942-04-29 Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands & Vichy-France
  • 1942-05-03 Nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands
  • 1942-05-03 Nazis require Dutch Jews to wear a Jewish star
  • 1942-05-04 German occupiers imprison 450 prominent Dutch as hostages
  • 1942-05-15 Nazi occupiers in Netherlands arrest 2,000 Dutch officers
  • 1942-05-16 1st transport of British and Dutch prisoners to South Burma
  • 1942-05-17 Dutch SS vows loyalty to Hitler
  • 1942-06-09 German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe

Execution'The Banality of Evil'

1942-06-20 Adolf Eichmann proclaims deportation of Dutch Jews

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Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann sits in the dock at his 1961 trial in Jerusalem
Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann sits in the dock at his 1961 trial in Jerusalem
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  • 1942-07-13 German occupiers imprison 800 prominent Dutch as hostages
  • 1942-07-15 Dutch Jews invoked for "Labor camps"
  • 1942-07-16 Jews transported from Holland to extermination camp

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 2,496

  • 1887-08-08 J C Heldring, Dutch businessman
  • 1887-08-09 Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam)
  • 1887-08-18 Nico J. Polak, Dutch economist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • 1887-08-23 Jo Sternheim, Dutch actor and playwright (Fatherland), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)
  • 1887-09-27 Anton Roemer, Dutch actor (Potasch & Perlemoer, Boefje), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1951)
  • 1887-09-30 Lil Dagover [Marta-Maria Lillits], Dutch-born German actress (Spiders), born in Madioen, Dutch East Indies (d. 1980)
  • 1887-10-10 Rie Cramer, Dutch writer and illustrator, born in Sukabumi, Dutch East Indies (d. 1977)
  • 1887-10-25 Willem Andriessen, Dutch composer and pianist (Beethoven), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1964)
  • 1887-12-15 Pieter Geyl, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch Tribe), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1966)
  • 1888-01-10 Emile van Bosch, Belgian-Dutch opera singer (Fair Folks), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1940)
  • 1888-02-08 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic
  • 1888-02-13 Heintje Davids [Hendrika], Dutch revue star
  • 1888-02-21 Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Religious Build Up)
  • 1888-03-29 A. M. de Jong, Dutch writer (World Tour of Bulletje & Bonestaak), born in Nieuw-Vossemeer, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • 1888-05-11 P A J Losecaat Vermeer, leader of Dutch High Council
  • 1888-05-23 Adrian Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Raged & Tired)
  • 1888-06-24 Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavilion)
  • 1888-07-18 Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian-Dutch painter, born in Soerakarta, Java (d. 1992)
  • 1888-08-12 Willem Vogt, Dutch radio pioneer/founder (AVRO)
  • 1888-10-25 François Pauwels, Dutch writer and attorney, born in Amsterdam (d. 1966)
  • 1889-01-05 Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor and director (Wilton's Zoo; Little Rascal), born in Nieuwer-Amstel, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1971)
  • 1889-02-23 Frederik M baron of Asbeck, Dutch lawyer (League of Nations)
  • 1889-03-05 Frits Slomp [Frits de Rover], Dutch vicar/resistance fighter
  • 1889-03-18 F Rijkens, oldest living person in Netherlands
  • 1889-04-28 Karel Doorman, Dutch rear admiral (Java Sea), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • 1889-05-16 Joan Collette, Dutch (male) painter (New Church, Delft)
  • 1889-07-02 Cor Hermus, Dutch actor, director and writer (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes, A Mother), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1953)
  • 1889-10-10 Han [Henricus Antonius] van Meegeren, Dutch painter and art forger (Vermeer), born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1947)
  • 1889-11-07 George Davis, Flemish actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 1889-11-24 Cissy van Marxfield [Setske Beek-de Haan], Dutch author
  • 1890-02-09 Jacobus J P Oud, Dutch architect/co-founder (Stijl)
  • 1890-02-10 Cor Ruys, Dutch actor (Princess Stage, The Cross-Patch), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1952)
  • 1890-03-01 Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Zonnestral)
  • 1890-03-18 Gerardus van der Leeuw, Dutch religion historian/minister of Education
  • 1890-04-05 Fie Carelsen [Sophia de Jong], Dutch actress (Malle Gervallen), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1975)
  • 1890-04-06 Anthony Fokker, Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft manufacturer (Eindecker monoplanes, Fokker Triplane)
  • 1890-04-26 Edgar Kennedy, American actor and director (My Old Dutch), born in Monterey County, California (d. 1948)
  • 1890-08-11 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
  • 1890-10-18 [Agathe] Henriette [M de Beaufort], Dutch author (Rembrandt)
  • 1890-11-03 Eustáquio van Lieshout, Dutch priest and missionary in Brazil, born in Aarle-Rixtel, North Brabant, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • 1890-11-30 Oege Bakker, Dutch economist
  • 1890-12-19 Klaas Schilder, Dutch theologist/vicar (Occupied Territory)
  • 1891-02-03 Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice (1926-33)
  • 1891-02-22 Jan Wils, Holland, architect/designer (Amsterdam's Olympic Stadium)
  • 1891-03-03 Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice/president High Council
  • 1891-03-10 Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP)
  • 1891-03-14 John P Strijbos, Dutch writer (Wandering through South-Africa)
  • 1891-03-24 Annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter (3 Generations)
  • 1891-04-09 John Gobau, Flemish actor (Electricity, Hostage Rights, The Cross-Patch), born in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1958)
  • 1891-05-04 J. W. F. Werumeus Buning, Dutch poet (Daily Bread), born in Amsterdam (d. 1958)
  • 1891-05-24 Benedictus H. Danser, Dutch taxonomist and botanist, born in Schiedam, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • 1891-05-25 Robert Willem Pieter Peereboom, Dutch editor in chief (Haarlem Newspaper), born in Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands (d. 1956)
  • 1891-06-07 Koos [Jacobus Jan] Vorrink, Dutch politician and socialist (SDAP/AJC/PvdA), born in Vlaardingen, Zuid, Holland, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • 1891-07-08 Elisabeth Zernike, Dutch writer (Poor Part, Bruidstijd)
  • 1891-07-23 Maurus H. Hulsman, Dutch priest and editor (Amigoe di Curacao)
  • 1891-08-09 Max [Marcus] Tak, Dutch violinist and radio commentator, born in Amsterdam (d. 1967)
  • 1891-08-26 Emmy van Lokhorst, Dutch author
  • 1891-10-21 John Metzelaar, Dutch/US (About Tropical Atl Visschen)
  • 1891-10-24 Geertruida Magdelena Wilhelmina Bakker, Dutch actress (The Two Orphans), born in Amsterdam (d. 1973)
  • 1891-11-01 D. H. Th. Vollenhoven, Dutch composer and philosopher, born in Amsterdam (d. 1978)
  • 1891-11-05 Mary Dorna [Mary Jeanette Tenkink-Stoppelman], Dutch author, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • 1891-12-01 Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer (wreck laws)
  • 1892-02-01 Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer and musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall), born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1959)
  • 1892-02-09 Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer (Indonesian adat justice)
  • 1892-04-15 Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author (The Hiding Place) and Holocaust survivor, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (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), born in Amsterdam (d. 1969)
  • 1892-05-27 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Pygmalion, Fietsen naar de Maan), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • 1892-07-21 Gijsbert Friedhoff, Dutch architect (Wibautstrat tax office, Amsterdam), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1970)
  • 1892-07-29 Ernst van Raalte, Dutch journalist (Seen, heard... wrote), born in Rotterdam, South Holland (d. 1975)
  • 1892-09-17 Hendrik Andriessen, Dutch organist and composer (Ballade of Merel), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • 1892-10-27 Victor E. van Vriesland, Dutch poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1974)
  • 1892-10-28 Eduard Jan Dijksterhuis, Dutch historian of science (biography of Archimedes), born in Tilburg, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 1893-02-11 Johan C P Alberts, Dutch literary (Festival)
  • 1893-02-12 Marcel Minnaert, Dutch astronomer, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1970)
  • 1893-04-11 Johannes Theodoor Thijsse, Dutch director of Delft Hydraulics Laboratory, born in Amsterdam (d. 1984)
  • 1893-06-12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), born in Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1893-06-19 Adriaan Franciscus Dussenbroek, Dutch doctor and co-founder (Union National Arubano), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 1893-06-29 Antoon Schweigmann, Dutch religious poet and resistance fighter, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • 1893-09-03 Florrie Rodrigo, Dutch dancer, choreography and teacher (Schepelingen), born in Amsterdam (d. 1996)
  • 1893-09-17 Abel Herzberg, Russian-Dutch Jewish lawyer and writer (Persecution of Jews), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1893-09-27 Joannes Cornelissen, Dutch historian (Hooft & Tacitus)
  • 1893-10-18 Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand (National: 1949-57), born in Greendale, New Zealand (d. 1961)
  • 1893-10-27 Johan G Dancer, Dutch poet (Meetings)
  • 1893-10-30 Jan Romein, Dutch historian (Low Countries at Sea), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1962)
  • 1893-11-06 August Defresne, Dutch playwright and director (Uninhabited Island), born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1961)
  • 1893-11-14 Piet Moeskops, Dutch track cyclist (world sprint champion 1921-24, 26), born in Loosduinen, Netherlands (d. 1964)
  • 1893-11-16 Cornelis Jakob van der Klauw, Dutch biologist and zoologist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1972)
  • 1894-01-18 Wilhelm H. C. Tenhaeff, Dutch parapsychologist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • 1894-04-02 Rudolph Cleveringa, Dutch anti-nazi lawyer and professor of Law at Leiden University, born in Appingedam, Netherlands (d. 1980)
  • 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, Dutch-American composer (3 Songs for Chinese), born in Arnherm, Netherlands (d. 1971)
  • 1894-07-26 Lodewijk Rogier, Dutch historian (Henric van Veldeken), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1974)
  • 1894-08-03 Johan van Maarseveen, Dutch Minister of Justice and Internal minister, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1951)
  • 1894-08-13 Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher and director, born in Lugano, Switzerland (d. 1971)
  • 1894-08-17 Johan Polet, Dutch sculptor
  • 1894-09-08 Willem Pijper, Dutch composer and music critic, born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 1947)
  • 1894-09-13 Anton Roosjen, Dutch politician and NCRV-chairman, born in Aalsmeer, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • 1894-09-30 Dirk J Bush, Dutch-American mathematician (Concise History of Mathematics)

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 901 - 1,000 of 1,377

  • 1971-12-06 Jan Altink, Dutch painter/co-founder (Plough), dies at 86
  • 1971-12-10 Jo [Jozef Maria Laurens Theo] Cals, Prime Minister of Netherlands (1965-66) and Minister of Education, Arts and Sciences, dies at 57
  • 1971-12-22 Godfried Jan Arnold Bomans, Dutch writer (Eric), dies at 58
  • 1971-12-30 Jan Mul, Dutch composer, dies at 60
  • 1972-01-28 Adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66
  • 1972-02-15 Jef [Josephus CF] Last, Dutch poet/Indonesian politician, dies at 73
  • 1972-02-26 Tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus), dies at 50
  • 1972-03-20 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter, graphic artist and cartoonist, dies at 51
  • 1972-03-20 Jan Engelman, Dutch poet and art critic (At the Front), dies at 71
  • 1972-03-27 M. C. Escher, Dutch graphic artist and lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73
  • 1972-05-20 Cornelis Jakob van der Klauw, Dutch biologist and zoologist, dies at 78
  • 1972-08-26 Jacques Gans, Dutch author and journalist, dies at 63
  • 1973-01-05 Cor of Dis sr. [Cornelis Nicolas of Dis sr.], Dutch politician (SGP), dies at 79
  • 1973-01-26 Meijer Sluyser, Dutch journalist/commentator (VARA), dies at about 71
  • 1973-03-17 Geertruida Magdelena Wilhelmina Bakker, Dutch actress (2 Orphans), dies at 81
  • 1973-05-15 Willem Huibert Rassers, Dutch cultural anthropologist (Pandji), dies at 95
  • 1973-05-17 Alexander J. Kropholler, Dutch architect and writer, dies at 91
  • 1973-05-31 Albert Egges van Giffen, Dutch archaeologist, dies at 89
  • 1973-06-18 Willem Vogt, Dutch radio pioneer/founder AVRO, dies at 84
  • 1973-08-13 Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75
  • 1973-09-12 Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer, dies at 77
  • 1973-12-23 Gerard Kuiper, Dutch-American astronomer after whom the Kuiper belt is named, dies at 68
  • 1974-01-21 Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author, dies at 48
  • 1974-02-09 Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier, dies at 60
  • 1974-02-28 Mees Toxopeus, Dutch rescue-vessel captain, dies at 89
  • 1974-03-08 Christian van Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor (Spinroc), dies at 56
  • 1974-03-08 Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch singer considered one of the 'Great Three' of Dutch cabaret (My Fair Lady), dies from a heart attack at 56
  • 1974-03-30 Lodewijk Rogier, Dutch historian (Reborn in Freedom), dies at 79
  • 1974-04-06 Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (Hilversum Town Hall; Beehive Rotterdam), dies at 89
  • 1974-08-30 Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Leeuwenhoek), dies at 87
  • 1974-09-14 Pieter Y Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer, dies at 95
  • 1974-09-29 John Smallenbroek, Dutch Internal minister, dies at 72
  • 1974-10-29 Victor E. van Vriesland, Dutch poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), dies at 82
  • 1974-11-04 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62
  • 1975-01-08 Louis J H C A de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Gypsy Blood), dies at 66
  • 1975-01-22 Klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, dies at 79
  • 1975-02-14 Heintje Davids [Hendrika David], Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 87
  • 1975-04-05 Victor GM Marijnen, Dutch premier (1963-65), dies at 58
  • 1975-04-28 Jan A. de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 48
  • 1975-05-09 Philip Dorn, Dutch actor (Enemy Agent, I Remember Mama), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • 1975-11-15 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist, dies at 77
  • 1975-12-03 Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist, dies at 76
  • 1975-12-13 Hendrik Johan Kruls, Dutch general and chief military authority (1944-46), dies at 73
  • 1976-02-02 Johan Kaart, Dutch actor (My Fair Lady), dies at 78
  • 1976-03-13 Willy Alfredo [Willem Jue], Dutch comedian/poet, dies at 77
  • 1976-05-24 Henk [Hendrik Johannes] Lankhorst, Dutch politician (PSP), dies at 62
  • 1976-06-09 Paul Rodenko, Dutch poet and writer (Never Marry a Witch), dies at 55
  • 1976-07-03 Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train), dies at 58
  • 1976-07-19 Sal Tas, Dutch journalist, dies at 70
  • 1977-01-03 Benno Stokvis, Dutch attorney/politician, dies at 75
  • 1977-02-07 Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer, dies at 82
  • 1977-02-11 Louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74
  • 1977-03-05 Jansen Van Vuuren, Dutch volunteer safety marshal at the 1977 South African Grand Prix, dies in a car crash at 19
  • 1977-03-10 Pieter Jan Bouman, Dutch sociologist and historian, dies at 74
  • 1977-03-10 Willem Schermerhorn, Dutch premier (1945-46), dies at 82
  • 1977-04-14 Riekus Waskowsky, Dutch poet, dies at 44
  • 1977-05-22 Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer, dies at 80
  • 1977-06-09 Hans Andreus [Johan W van de Zant], Dutch poet, dies at 51
  • 1977-07-23 René de Vos, Dutch actor and composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
  • 1977-09-25 Sidney James van den Bergh, Dutch businessman and politician, dies at 78
  • 1978-01-04 Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76
  • 1978-02-05 Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Omzien), dies at 83
  • 1978-05-03 Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF Trucks), dies at 71
  • 1978-05-06 Ko van Dijk Jr, Dutch actor (Zaak M P), dies at 61
  • 1978-05-11 John Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist & poet, dies at 93
  • 1978-05-21 Jo Spier [Joseph Spier], Dutch cartoonist and water color painter, dies at 77
  • 1978-06-05 John Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher, dies at 71
  • 1978-09-01 Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina, dies as a result of anorexia nervosa at 33
  • 1978-10-10 Gesina Van der Molen, Dutch WWII resistance fighter/lawyer, dies at 86
  • 1978-12-27 Bob de Lange [Jacob Bernard de Lange], Dutch actor and director (Daniel), dies at 62
  • 1979-02-06 Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47
  • 1979-02-06 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian, dies at 68
  • 1979-03-22 Richard Sykes, British ambassador, assassinated by the IRA in The Hague, Holland
  • 1979-05-14 Paul van 't Veeer, Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57
  • 1979-07-30 Beppie Nooij, Dutch actress and director (Red Sien, Zeemansvrouwen), dies at 60
  • 1979-10-04 Christina Spierenburg, Dutch singer, dies at 56
  • 1979-11-22 Anne Vondeling, Male Dutch soc democratic party-minister, dies at 63
  • 1979-12-24 Dirk Uipko Stikker, Dutch politician, diplomat (Ambassador to Great Britain, 1952-58; Secretary General of NATO, 1961-64), and CEO (Heineken), dies at 82
  • 1980-01-24 Lil Dagover, Dutch-born German actress (Spiders), dies at 92
  • 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 Victoria van Someren-Downer [Gerarda Victoria Downer], Dutch politician, 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 sports reporter and actor (Zeskamp, Oebele), dies at 73
  • 1981-04-05 Cornelis Verolme, Dutch ship builder, dies at 80
  • 1981-04-12 Hendrik Andriessen, Dutch organist and composer (Te Deum), dies at 88
  • 1981-04-15 French Duynstee, Dutch states rights leader, dies at 67
  • 1981-06-11 Eppo Doeve, Dutch cartoonist and 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
  • 1981-10-07 Wouter Paap, Dutch composer, dies at 73
  • 1981-11-26 Max Euwe, Dutch world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80
  • 1981-12-02 Cola, Debrot, Dutch author and Governor of the Netherlands Antilles, dies at 79
  • 1982-01-07 Bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash
  • 1982-02-12 Kees Rijnsdorp, Dutch writer (Culprit), dies at 87
  • 1982-02-14 Henk Schaer [Hendricus Schaareman], Dutch actor and conductor (Majoor Barbara, Lijmen), dies at 79