Dutch History (Part 11)

Historical Events

Events 1001 - 1,100 of 1,615


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
  • 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

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

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

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 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 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)
  • 1943-04-30 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
  • 1944-09-26 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
  • 1944-11-17 -Nov 19] Nazi raids in Dutch NE Polder
  • 1944-11-28 In reprisal 40 Dutch men are executed by Nazis
  • 1944-12-01 Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands
  • 1944-12-10 9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis
  • 1944-12-14 German occupiers forbid use of electricity in parts of Holland
  • 1945-01-23 Dutch Premier Gerbrandy, exiled in London, tenders his resignation
  • 1945-01-27 Nazi occupiers forbid food transport to West (The Netherlands)
  • 1945-01-27 Wally van Hall, Dutch banker and resistance leader, arrested
  • 1945-01-28 Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java
  • 1945-01-28 Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands
  • 1945-02-13 Gerbrandy Dutch government refuses Dutch Jewish right to buy
  • 1945-02-23 2nd Dutch government of Gerbrandy forms in London
  • 1945-03-03 Roermond & Venlo, Netherlands, liberated
  • 1945-03-05 Allies bombs The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1945-03-07 Attack on car of Netherlands SS Police Chief Hans Rauter by Dutch resistance, Rauter injured
  • 1945-03-13 Queen Wilhelmina returns to Netherlands
  • 1945-03-13 Nazi Sicherheitsdienst arrests Dutch resistance fighter Henry Werkman
  • 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 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

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 2,505

  • 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 Antoinette de Vreugd, chambermaid for Dutch queen, born in Katwijk, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 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 Pieck, Dutch illustrator (Efteling, Kaatsheuvel), born in Den Helder, Netherlands (d. 1987)
  • 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)
  • 1895-12-05 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/composer
  • 1896-04-03 Douwe Kalma, Dutch literary writer and leader (Young Frisian Movement), born in Boksum, Netherlands (d. 1953)
  • 1896-05-13 Charles F 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 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 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 Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Mattheus Passion)
  • 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/resistance fighter
  • 1898-06-15 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist
  • 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/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 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, 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
  • 1899-05-26 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, born in Rotterfam, Netherlands (d. 1987)
  • 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), 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 (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/critic
  • 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 F K Hussem, Dutch painter/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)
  • 1900-07-13 JH Scheps, Dutch 2nd-Member of parliament (social democratic)
  • 1900-08-02 Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor and composer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1977)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1001 - 1,100 of 1,380

  • 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 George Lampe, Dutch painter and 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 [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 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, 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 and pedagogue (Les Prédictions), 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 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 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
  • 1984-04-27 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 (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 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/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
  • 1987-11-14 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
  • 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, Dutch composer/writer, dies at 68
  • 1988-07-09 Anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60
  • 1988-07-13 Huub Bals, Dutch film promotor, dies at 51
  • 1988-11-03 Henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies
  • 1988-12-21 Nikolaas Tinbergen, Dutch-British biologist and zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies at 81
  • 1989-01-08 Johnny Jordaan, [Jan van Musscher], Dutch folk singer, dies at 64
  • 1989-02-08 Maurits Kok, Dutch writer/poet (Railroad Strike), dies at 81
  • 1989-02-12 Thomas Bernhard, 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 and VARA radio host, dies at 64
  • 1989-03-01 Josephine van Gasteren, Dutch actress and 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 F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian/director (IISG), dies
  • 1989-08-23 Helen le Clerq, Dutch dancer, dies
  • 1989-09-22 Jan Teulings, Dutch actor and director (Dorp aan de Rivier), dies
  • 1989-11-24 Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio host, dies at 85