Dutch History (Part 11)

Historical Events

Events 1001 - 1,100 of 1,602

  • 1942-08-04 German occupier orders all Dutch homing pigeons killed
  • 1942-08-06 -8] Riots by Dutch Jews
  • 1942-08-07 Dutch resistance bombs Rotterdam railway
  • 1942-10-07 Last camouflaged German raider Komet leaves Flushing (Netherlands)

Historic Event

1942-11-19 Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Netherlands"

Appointment of Interest

1942-12-10 Adolf Hitler names Anton Mussert "leader of the Dutch people"

  • 1942-12-11 Australian Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia
  • 1942-12-13 Seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader
  • 1943-02-01 Mussert forms pro-Nazi shadow cabinet in Netherlands
  • 1943-02-17 Dutch churches protest at Seyss-Inquart against persecution of Jews
  • 1943-02-18 1st edition of Dutch resistance newspaper "Trouw"
  • 1943-02-21 Dutch RC bishops protest against persecution of Jews
  • 1943-03-11 Nazi Militia forms in Netherlands
  • 1943-03-17 Physician Willem J. Kolff performs the world's first 'hemodialysis' using his artificial kidney machine, however the treatment is unsuccessful and the patient dies, in the Netherlands
  • 1943-03-22 Dutch work week extended to 54 hour
  • 1943-03-25 97% of all Dutch physicians strike against 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)
  • 1943-04-30 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
  • 1943-05-13 German occupiers attempt to confiscate all radios in the Netherlands
  • 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)

Meeting of Interest

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

Historic Event

1943-09-07 987 Dutch Jewish transported to Auschwitz Concentration Camp

  • 1943-09-27 Dutch opposition newspaper "The Slogan" publishes KZ-Lower letter
  • 1943-10-10 US bombers accidentally strike Enschede, Netherlands, causing 151 deaths
  • 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
  • 1944-05-17 Operation Straightline: Allies land in Dutch New Guinea
  • 1944-05-19 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork, Netherlands, including Sinti girl Settela Steinbach famously filmed by Jewish photographer Rudolf Breslauer [1]
  • 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
  • 1944-08-28 US air raid on Ambon Island, Dutch East Indies

Historic Event

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

  • 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 Resistance fighter Jaap Musch arrested in Nijverdal, Netherlands
  • 1944-09-09 US 113th cavalry passes Belgian-Dutch borders
  • 1944-09-14 6,500 Dutch/Indonesian captives sent to Junyo Maru
  • 1944-09-17 Dutch begin railroad strike against German occupiers
  • 1944-09-26 World War II: Battle of Arnhem ends in Allied failure as German forces link up on both sides of the Lower Rhine river and mop up last British resistance
  • 1944-09-30 Dutch General Mine Workers Union (ABWM) forms
  • 1944-10-06 Royal Dutch Navy submarine Zwaardvis (Swordfish) sinks German submarine U168 in the Java Sea
  • 1944-10-29 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda, Netherlands
  • 1944-10-30 Tholen Island (Netherlands) freed during WWII
  • 1944-11-01 World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
  • 1944-11-03 Allied commandos land at Westkapelle, on the Dutch island of Walcheren
  • 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 Nazi Sicherheitsdienst arrests Dutch resistance fighter Henry Werkman
  • 1945-03-13 Queen Wilhelmina returns to Netherlands
  • 1945-03-21 Dutch Resistance fighter Hannie Schaft arrested by Nazi police
  • 1945-04-05 World War II: Dutch city of Almelo is freed by the Second Canadian Corps
  • 1945-04-08 Dutch 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

Historic Event

1945-05-04 German forces in Denmark, Norway and the Netherlands surrender unconditionally to British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery at Luneburg Heath

  • 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 General Johannes Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands
  • 1945-05-07 World War II: 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

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 2,466

  • 1895-05-08 James H. "Dutch" Kindelberger, American aerospace pioneer (d. 1962)
  • 1895-07-10 Maarten Pleun Vrij, Dutch lawyer and criminologist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • 1895-10-02 Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • 1895-10-08 Jeanne Gabrielle Willing, Dutch author (Sinner & the Girl), born in Amsterdam (d. 1984)
  • 1895-12-06 Henriëtte Bosmans, Dutch pianist and composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1952)
  • 1896-01-05 Hendrik Algra, Dutch teacher, journalist, historian, and politician (ARP), born in Hurdegaryp, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1896-02-21 Sylvain Poons, Dutch cabaret performer (Blue Jackets)
  • 1896-02-26 Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor and composer, born in Wissenkerke, Netherlands (d. 1973)
  • 1896-04-03 Douwe Kalma, Dutch literary writer and leader (Young Frisian Movement), born in Boksum, Netherlands (d. 1953)
  • 1896-05-13 Charles Pahud de Mortanges, Dutch equestrian (Olympic gold 1928, 32)
  • 1896-05-28 Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • 1896-07-16 Maurits Dekker, Dutch writer (Merkteken), born in Amsterdam (d. 1962)
  • 1896-08-17 Henry P de Vries, Dutch painter/poet (Laws of the Americas)
  • 1896-12-05 Willem Frederik Meinhardt Lampe, Dutch ambassador of the Dutch Antilles, born in Netherlands Antilles (d. 1973)
  • 1896-12-15 Paul Citroen, Dutch sculptor, born in Berlin (d. 1983)
  • 1896-12-21 Carl Romme, Dutch catholic foreman/KVP-min Socialist Business, born in Oirschot, Netherlands (d. 1980)
  • 1897-02-05 Dirk Stikker, Dutch politician, diplomat (Ambassador to Great Britain, 1952-58; Secretary General of NATO, 1961-64), and CEO (Heineken), Born in Winschoten, Netherlands (d. 1979)
  • 1897-03-24 Charles Eyck, Dutch painter and sculptor
  • 1897-04-01 Willem H van de Pol, Dutch theologist (Christian Dilemma)
  • 1897-04-16 Jaap Vranken, Dutch organist and composer (Stabat Mater), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1956)
  • 1897-04-17 Antonius Coolen, Dutch author (Village by the River), born in Wijlre, Netherlands (d. 1961)
  • 1897-06-22 Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)
  • 1897-07-24 Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian-Dutch industrial designer (Eindhoven Theatre) (d. 1967)
  • 1897-07-28 Emmy Arbous [Emilia J Henke], Dutch actress (Little Rascal), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1897-07-30 Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician and writer (Fascism is War!), born in Oss, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • 1897-08-10 Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch novelist (Ciske the Rat)
  • 1897-08-27 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1989)
  • 1897-09-26 Wilhelmina Johanna "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress and acting teacher (GoetheJane Eyre), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1968)
  • 1897-12-04 Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1979)
  • 1897-12-26 Willie Corsari [Wilhelmina A Schmidt], Dutch writer
  • 1898-01-13 Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat
  • 1898-01-22 Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch writer (Arid Earth)
  • 1898-02-02 Josephina Johanna "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Theatre De la Mar), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 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 (Johanne) "Jo" Vincent, Dutch concert soprano (St. Matthew's Passion; Benjamin Britten's Spring Symphony), and voice teacher, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1898-05-02 Jef Last, Dutch poet and writer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1972)
  • 1898-05-22 René de Vos, Dutch actor and composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), born in Denmark (d. 1977)
  • 1898-05-31 Johan Brouwer, Dutch pianist, writer and resistance fighter
  • 1898-06-17 M. C. Escher, Dutch graphic artist and lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1972)
  • 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
  • 1898-07-27 Lena Amsel, Russian actress (Love Tragedy), born in Lódz, Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1929)
  • 1898-08-09 David de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal)
  • 1898-08-20 Gerard Kraus, Dutch psychiatrist and director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands) (d. 1956)
  • 1898-09-15 John J. Slauerhoff, Dutch ship's doctor, writer and poet (El Dorado)
  • 1898-09-24 Charlotte van Pallandt, Dutch sculptress, born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1997)
  • 1898-10-14 Cruys Voorbergh [Ernest Pieter Coningh], Dutch actor and director (De vliegende Hollander, Flying Dutchman), born in Bagoe, Dutch East Indies (d. 1963)
  • 1898-10-17 Simon Vestdijk, Dutch writer/poet (5th Seal)
  • 1898-10-25 Sidney James van den Bergh, Dutch businessman and politician, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • 1898-11-12 Abraham van Oosten, Dutch poet and author (His Master's Voice), born in Shafts, Netherlands (d. 1969)
  • 1898-11-15 Willy Alfredo [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer and poet (Fish-Trap) (d. 1976)
  • 1898-11-18 Joris Ivens, Dutch director (A Tale of the Wind, Rain), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1898-11-27 Nelly Wagenaar, Dutch pianist, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • 1898-12-10 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter (d. 1962)
  • 1898-12-18 Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist
  • 1898-12-25 Theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter
  • 1899-01-03 Johan Hin, Dutch yachtsman (Olympic gold 12' dinghy 1920), born in Harlem, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • 1899-01-17 Roel [Martinus F] Houwink, Dutch literary (1 Man Without Character)
  • 1899-02-24 Jacob Presser, Dutch historian/writer (Down-fall)
  • 1899-05-08 Jan F. van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter

Pieter MentenPieter Menten (1899-1987)

1899-05-26 Dutch war criminal, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • 1899-06-20 Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist and composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1965)
  • 1899-07-18 Willem Kernkamp, Dutch minister of Colonies (Islam & Woman), born in Edam, Netherlands (d. 1956)
  • 1899-07-19 Paul de Groot, Dutch communist politician (CPN) and editor (The Truth), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1986)
  • 1899-07-26 Carel C. van Essen, Dutch archaeologist (Italian & Roman art), born in Amsterdam (d. 1963)
  • 1899-07-30 Harry Moorman, Dutch vice-admiral (KVP), born in Roermond, Netherlands (d. 1971)
  • 1899-08-24 Johan Fabricius, Dutch novelist (Island of Demons) and adventurer, born in Bandung, Java, Indonesia (d. 1981)
  • 1899-09-07 Leendert Antonie Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA), born in Almkerk, Netherlands (d. 1956)
  • 1899-09-11 Nelly "Nell" Knoop, Dutch actress (Jenny; Driestuivers Opera), born in Batavia, Batavia, Dutch East Indies (now Jakarta, Indonesia) (d. 1971)
  • 1899-09-12 Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect and painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1958)
  • 1899-09-13 Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist and writer, born in Brouwershaven, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • 1899-09-30 Hendrik Marsman, Dutch poet, writer and critic, born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 1940)
  • 1899-10-30 Ernst Herman van Rappard, Dutch SS officer and founder (NSNAP), born in Banyumas Regency, Central Java, Dutch East Indies (d. 1953)
  • 1899-11-02 Edgar du Perron, Dutch author and poet (Land of Origin), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1940)
  • 1899-11-04 Mimi Boesnach, Dutch actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roosje), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1899-12-09 Frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor, born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1975)
  • 1900-01-01 Hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF Trucks), born in America, Dutch Limburg, Netherlands (d. 1979)
  • 1900-01-15 Caesar Domela, Dutch painter (Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis son), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1900-01-29 Willem Hussem, Dutch painter and poet (Coastline, Lookout on Sea)
  • 1900-03-07 [Albert] Carel Willink, Dutch painter (magic realism)
  • 1900-04-23 Ary Verhaar, Dutch composer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • 1900-04-28 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud"), born in Franeker, Friesland (d. 1992)
  • 1900-05-07 Bauke Tuinstra, Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur)
  • 1900-05-14 Leo Smit, Dutch composer who died in a Nazi extermination camp, born in Amsterdam (d. 1943)
  • 1900-05-31 Helma Wolf-Catz, Dutch author (Undercurrent, Coral Reef)
  • 1900-06-10 Henri Bruning, Dutch poet and literary, born in Amsterdam (d. 1983)
  • 1900-06-26 Jo Spier [Joseph Spier], Dutch cartoonist and water color painter, born in Zutphen, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • 1900-07-05 Bernardus Johannes Alfrink, Dutch cardinal of Utrecht Netherlands, born in Nijkerk, Netherlands (d. 1987)
  • 1900-08-02 Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor and composer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • 1900-08-03 Arnold Struycken, Dutch lawyer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • 1900-08-05 Bodi Rapp [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano and teacher
  • 1900-09-04 Cornelis Verolme, Dutch ship builder, born in Nieuwe-Tonge, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • 1900-11-22 Hugo Godron, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • 1901-01-01 Christine Wttewaall van Stoetwegen, Dutch politician (CDD)
  • 1901-01-11 Andries D Copier, Dutch glass manufacturer (Gildeglass)
  • 1901-01-18 Arie Querido, Dutch social psychiatrist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • 1901-01-23 Benno Stokvis, Dutch lawyer & politician, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • 1901-02-07 Bob den Doolaard [Cornelis Spoelstra], Dutch writer (Grape Pickers)
  • 1901-02-19 Cor[nelis RJ] Kieboom, Dutch resistance fighter and chairman (Feyenoord)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1001 - 1,100 of 1,362

  • 1982-04-28 Bert van Dongen [Albert Cohen], Dutch singer, impressionist and actor (Het meisje met den blauwen hoed), dies at 66
  • 1982-04-30 Herman Tholen, Dutch cabaret performer (Juveniles), dies
  • 1982-06-01 Hendrik Algra, Dutch teacher, journalist, and politician (ARP), dies
  • 1982-07-10 Gustav MR von Koenigswald, German/Dutch paleontologist, dies at 79
  • 1982-09-12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), dies at 89
  • 1982-10-12 (Christiann) "Chris"Reumer, Dutch opera singer, dies at 73
  • 1982-10-17 Peterus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist, dies at 47
  • 1982-11-05 Gerarda "Gerda" Brautigam, Dutch journalist and politician (PvdA), dies
  • 1982-12-08 Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux), dies
  • 1982-12-09 Paul Godwin, Polish-Dutch violinist, dies at 80
  • 1983-02-05 Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67
  • 1983-03-13 Paul 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 Frederik Bon, Dutch composer (Les Prédictions) and pedagogue, dies at 42
  • 1983-04-15 Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author (The Hiding Place) & Holocaust survivor, dies at 91
  • 1983-05-16 Carel Brons, Dutch composer, dies at 52
  • 1983-06-17 Eelco van Kleffens, Dutch diplomat and politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1939-46; UN Representative, 1946-56), dies at 88
  • 1983-07-29 J. B. Charles [Willem H. Nagel], Dutch criminologist and 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 Willem 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 (Olympic bronze 1928), dies at 80
  • 1984-04-05 Theo Koomen, Dutch sportscaster, dies in auto-accident at 54
  • 1984-04-28 Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (33 caps; Stormvogels, Elinkwijk), dies from a stroke at 55
  • 1984-05-25 Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist, conductor and composer, dies at 79
  • 1984-06-13 Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, dies at 92
  • 1984-07-11 Karel Mengelberg, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 81
  • 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 (1st concertmaster of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra), dies at 75
  • 1985-02-18 Willy Alberti [Carel Verbrugge], Dutch singer and actor (Riffin in Amsterdam), dies at 58
  • 1985-02-21 Eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at 47
  • 1985-03-23 Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist and writer, dies at 85
  • 1985-05-11 Garmt Stuiveling, Dutch writer & poet (Ego & Echo), dies at 77
  • 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 "Piet" Jongeling, Dutch politician and author (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76
  • 1985-09-02 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star, dies at 64
  • 1985-09-06 Leon Orthel, Dutch pianist and composer, dies at 79
  • 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 Koss Rietkerk, Dutch foreign minister (VVD), dies at 58
  • 1986-03-04 Henri Knap, Dutch journalist and writer, dies at 75
  • 1986-08-03 Paul de Groot, Dutch communist politician (CPN) and editor (The Truth), dies at 87
  • 1986-08-03 Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show), dies at 41
  • 1986-08-19 Jaap [Jacobus Albertus Wilhelmus] Burger, Dutch politician and chairman (PvdA), dies at 81
  • 1986-10-16 C Wttewaall van Stoetwegen, CHU Member of Dutch parliament, dies at 85
  • 1986-10-28 Marga Klompé, Dutch 1st female minister (CRM), dies at 74
  • 1986-10-29 Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer, dies at 68
  • 1987-01-04 Frederik 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
  • 1987-03-23 Adriaan Pitlo, Dutch lawyer, dies at 85
  • 1987-05-04 Dick Hillenius, Dutch biologist and writer, dies at 59
  • 1987-08-09 Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55
  • 1987-12-24 Joop [Johannes] den Uyl, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (PVDA, 1973-77), dies at 68
  • 1988-01-29 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 46
  • 1988-01-30 Corry [Cornelia Diderika] Vonk, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 85
  • 1988-02-01 Reinder Zwolsman, Dutch businessman, dies at 75
  • 1988-04-01 Marius Holtrop, Dutch economist and President of Netherlands Bank, dies at 85
  • 1988-04-15 Han G. Hoekstra, Dutch poet (Zandloper), dies at 81
  • 1988-04-16 Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician and writer (Fascism is War!), 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 [Alexander Zwaap], Dutch composer and writer (Canto della Guerra), dies at 68
  • 1988-07-09 Anthony Holland, American actor (Break Up) who suffered from HIV/AIDS, commits 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 Nikolaas Tinbergen, Dutch-British biologist and zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies at 81
  • 1989-01-08 Johnny Jordaan [Johannes van Musscher], Dutch pop and levenslied singer, dies at 64
  • 1989-02-08 Maurits Kok, Dutch writer/poet (Railroad Strike), dies at 81
  • 1989-02-12 Thomas Bernhard, Austrian novelist, playwright and poet whose work some describe as "the most significant literary achievement since World War II", dies at 58
  • 1989-02-19 Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies
  • 1989-03-01 Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch journalist & VARA radio host, dies at 64
  • 1989-03-01 Josephine van Gasteren, Dutch actress & director (Bluejackets, De kleine zielen), dies at 71
  • 1989-03-18 Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer player, dies at 51
  • 1989-04-01 Henk Gortzak [Hendricus Gortzak], Dutch carpenter and politician (CPN/PSP), dies at 57
  • 1989-04-11 Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist, dies at 68
  • 1989-04-28 Olaf J. de Landell, Dutch writer, dies at 77
  • 1989-06-07 Milton van Embricqs, Suriname/Dutch publicist, dies
  • 1989-06-07 Percy Stuart, Suriname/Dutch sports journalist, dies
  • 1989-06-09 Piet[er J] Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52), dies
  • 1989-06-21 Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist and TV host (Amsterdamned), dies at 70
  • 1989-08-15 Fritz de Jong Edz, Dutch historian (director of IISG), dies (b. 1919)
  • 1989-08-23 Helen le Clerq, Dutch dancer and choreographer, dies at 57
  • 1989-09-22 Jan Teulings, Dutch actor and director (Dorp aan de Rivier), dies at 84
  • 1989-11-24 Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio host, dies at 85
  • 1989-12-25 Ton Regtien, Dutch student leader, dies at 51
  • 1990-01-01 Charles Boost, Dutch film critic, dies at 82
  • 1990-01-26 Boy Trip, Dutch minister, dies at 68
  • 1990-02-17 Frans Kellendonk, Dutch writer (Good for Nothing), dies at 39
  • 1990-02-23 Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch lawyer and politician (Liberal), dies at 53
  • 1990-03-03 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Parool), dies at 86
  • 1990-03-20 Jannetje Visser-Roosendaal, Dutch writer, dies at 90
  • 1990-04-05 Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist and poet, dies at 59
  • 1990-07-11 Onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Lifespan, Broken Mirrors, The Lift), dies at 67
  • 1990-07-20 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Obsessions, Pygmalion), dies