Dutch History (Part 11)

Historical Events

Events 1001 - 1,100 of 1,633

  • 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/Dutch prisoners to South Burma

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1942-05-17 Dutch SS vows loyalty to Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1942-06-09 German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

SS officer Adolf Eichmann
SS officer
Adolf Eichmann
  • 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
  • 1942-07-26 RC churches protest, Dutch bishops stand against spread of Judaism
  • 1942-07-30 German occupiers set night curfew on Jews in Netherlands
  • 1942-08-01 German occupier demands listing of all Dutch telephone subscribers
  • 1942-08-02 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp
  • 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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph Goebbels
Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information
Joseph Goebbels
  • 1942-12-06 Queen Wilhelmina announces Dutch Commonwealth
  • 1942-12-10 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
  • 1943-02-09 Nazis arrest Dutch sons of rich parents
  • 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 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
  • 1943-05-13 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)

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1943-07-08 Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging (Dutch National Socialist Movement) leader Anton Mussert meets with Heinrich Himmler

Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS
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
  • 1943-10-10 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
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1944-09-03 68th & last transport of Dutch Jews (including Anne Frank) from Westerbork 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 Resistance fighter Jaap Musch arrested in Nijverdal, Netherlands
  • 1944-09-09 US 113th cavalry passes Belgian-Dutch borders
  • 1944-09-09 Very strong hurricane hits Netherlands
  • 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
  • 1944-10-06 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
  • 1944-11-17 -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)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 2,648

  • 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. 1892)
  • 1892-07-29 Ernst van Raalte, Dutch journalist (Seen, heard... wrote), born in Rotterdam, South Holland (d. 1975)
  • 1892-09-17 Hendrik F Andriessen, Dutch organist/composer (Ballade of Merel)
  • 1892-10-27 Victor E. van Vriesland, Dutch poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1974)
  • 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)
  • 1893-06-12 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 F Dussenbroek, Dutch family dr/co-founder (Union National 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, 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 M Romein, Dutch historian (Low Countries at Sea)
  • 1893-11-06 August Defresne, Dutch playwright and director (Uninhabited Island), born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1961)
  • 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/American 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 teacher, journalist, historian, and politician (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
  • 1897-03-24 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), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 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 and acting teacher (GoetheJane Eyre), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1968)
  • 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 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 Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Mattheus Passion)
  • 1898-05-02 Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)
  • 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/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
  • 1898-07-27 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 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 [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 J D van Oosten, Dutch poet/author (His Master's Voice)
  • 1898-11-15 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)
  • 1898-11-18 Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director (Rain)
  • 1898-11-27 Nelly Steuer-Wagenaar, Dutch pianist
  • 1898-12-10 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter
  • 1898-12-18 Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist
  • 1898-12-25 Theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter
  • 1899-01-17 Roel [Martinus F] Houwink, Dutch literary (1 Man Without Character)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1001 - 1,100 of 1,415

  • 1979-07-30 Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 67
  • 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 CEO (Heineken)/sect-gen NATO, 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 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
  • 1981-10-07 Wouter Paap, Dutch composer, dies at 73
  • 1981-11-26 Max Euwe, Dutch world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80
  • 1981-12-02 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 Schaareman], Dutch actor and conductor (Majoor Barbara, Lijmen), dies at 79
  • 1982-03-06 Jan Lemaire, Dutch writer and actor (Village by the River, Beautiful Juliet), 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 and actor, 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 Chris[tiaan R] 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, [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
  • 1983-05-16 Carel Brons, Dutch composer, dies at 52
  • 1983-06-17 Eelco N van Kleffens, Dutch min of Foreign affairs 1939-46, 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 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
  • 1984-07-11 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, 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
  • 1985-05-11 Garmt Stuiveling, Dutch writer and 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 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 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
  • 1987-03-23 Adriaan Pitlo, Dutch lawyer, dies at 85
  • 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 Holtrop, Dutch economist and President of Netherlands Bank, dies at 85
  • 1988-04-15 Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, Dutch poet (Zandloper), dies at 81