Dutch History (Part 14)

Historical Events

Events 1301 - 1,400 of 1,622


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1960-05-03 The Anne Frank House opens in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank
  • 1960-05-06 Students attack Dutch embassy in Jakarta
  • 1960-05-24 1 millionth Dutch telephone installed
  • 1960-07-07 US cemetery officially opens at Margraten, Netherlands
  • 1960-08-17 Indonesia drops diplomatic relations with Netherlands
  • 1960-09-13 Dutch 1st Chamber condemns soccer-law
  • 1960-12-23 De Quay's Dutch government falls
  • 1960-12-24 Dutch bishops question papacy values
  • 1961-03-06 Dutch Queen Juliana celebrates 12½ year jubilee
  • 1961-03-06 Dutch guilder revalued 4.74%
  • 1961-04-05 Dutch governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council
  • 1961-04-10 Dutch foreign minister Luns talks to JFK about New Guinea
  • 1961-05-30 Dutch DC-8 crashes after takeoff at Lisbon, 62 die
  • 1961-06-12 Dutch Lockheed Electricity "Sirius" accident at Cairo, kills 20
  • 1961-11-11 Adulterous couple ride a dung cart through Staphorst, Netherlands
  • 1962-01-08 Dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 93 die (Neth)

  • 1962-01-15 Dutch & Indonesian navy encounter in Etna Bay New Guinea
  • 1962-02-21 Minister De Pous confirms natural gas reserves in Groningen, Netherlands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962-02-25 Robert F. Kennedy visits Netherlands

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • 1962-03-12 Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia
  • 1962-03-21 Dutch RC bishop Beckers declares himself in favor of birth control
  • 1962-05-22 Netherlands telephone network becomes completely automated

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962-06-03 Lee Harvey Oswald arrives by train in Oldenzaal, Netherlands

Former Soldier and Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald
Former Soldier and Assassin
Lee Harvey Oswald
  • 1962-06-28 Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands
  • 1962-07-15 Netherlands and Indonesia reach agreement over New Guinea
  • 1962-08-15 Netherlands & Indonesia sign accord over New Guinea
  • 1962-10-01 UN gives Netherlands control of New Guinea
  • 1962-11-09 Catharina Lodders of the Netherlands elected Miss World
  • 1962-11-24 Last of Dutch military leave New Guinea
  • 1962-11-28 Telegraph between Netherlands & Indonesia restored
  • 1962-12-08 Funeral for Queen Wilhelmina of Holland (New Kerk, Delft)
  • 1962-12-31 Dutch leave New Guinea
  • 1963-01-18 Reinier Paping wins Dutch 11-Cities Skating Race (10:59)
  • 1963-03-13 Indonesia & Netherlands reinstate diplomatic relations
  • 1963-06-06 Gasunie, Dutch gas and transportation company established
  • 1963-06-26 Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns commercial TV
  • 1963-07-24 Dutch government of Marijnen forms
  • 1963-08-24 1st 200 metre freestyle swum under 2 minutes (Don Schollander 1:58)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1963-11-05 US VP Lyndon B. Johnson visits Netherlands

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 1963-12-02 First Dutch rocket launched, reaches height of 10 km
  • 1964-01-24 Eric de Noorman, a Dutch comic strip by Hans G. Kresse, ends

  • 1964-06-06 The Beatles arrive in Netherlands
  • 1964-07-21 Last Dutch whaling ship Willem Barents Sea sold to Japan
  • 1964-08-02 Dutch government gives Indonesia export guarantees
  • 1964-08-08 Dutch Opera forms in Amsterdam
  • 1964-08-08 Rolling Stones 1st Dutch concert
  • 1964-08-09 1st Rolling Stones concert in Netherlands
  • 1964-08-25 Singapore limits imports from Netherlands due to Indonesian aggression
  • 1964-10-01 2nd Dutch televisienet begins broadcastings
  • 1965-01-18 H L de Vries appointed Dutch governor of Suriname
  • 1965-02-01 Dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam
  • 1965-02-26 Dutch government of Marijnen falls
  • 1965-02-27 Dutch Marijnen government resigns
  • 1965-03-10 Dutch Princess Margriet & Pieter van Vollenhoven get engaged
  • 1965-05-26 Dutch Voting Rights Bill passes
  • 1965-06-15 South Africa begins economic boycott of Dutch products
  • 1965-06-28 Dutch Princess Beatrice and Claus von Amsberg announce their engagement
  • 1965-12-10 Dutch ends economic boycott of Rhodesia
  • 1965-12-17 Dutch government shuts Limburgs coal mine
  • 1966-04-17 100th international soccer match between Netherlands and Belgium (3-1)
  • 1966-06-14 Dutch police beat construction workers, 60 injured
  • 1966-08-29 Dutch Internal minister Smallenbroek resigns after driving drunk
  • 1966-09-15 Dutch political party (D'66) forms
  • 1966-10-04 Dutch Cardinal Alfrink presents New Catechism
  • 1966-10-14 Dutch government of Cals falls by motion of Schmelzer
  • 1966-11-21 Dutch government of Zijlstra forms
  • 1967-02-15 D66 (D'66) wins 7 seats in Dutch 2nd Chamber
  • 1967-04-04 Dutch De Young government forms
  • 1967-04-21 Evangelical Broadcasting begins in Netherlands
  • 1967-05-01 Jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank
  • 1967-08-14 Radio Scotland & Radio Swinging Holland go off the air
  • 1967-08-25 Train crash at Beesd, Netherlands: 2 die
  • 1967-08-26 Dutch 2nd Chamber demands US stop bombing North Vietnam
  • 1967-09-04 Train crash at Arnhem, Netherlands, kills 5
  • 1968-01-01 Netherlands gets color TV
  • 1968-02-06 Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns US bombing of North Vietnam
  • 1968-03-01 Political Party Radikalen (PPR) established in Netherlands
  • 1968-04-18 Dutch Department of Amnesty International forms
  • 1968-04-27 Congress of Political Party Radicals (PPR) forms in Netherlands
  • 1968-05-03 Holland Pirate Radio Station VRON becomes Radio Veronica Intl
  • 1968-06-14 Off duty Dutch military permitted to wear regular clothing
  • 1968-07-21 55th Tour de France won by Jan Janssen of Netherlands
  • 1968-09-01 Pirate Radio Marina (Netherlands) begins transmitting
  • 1968-10-08 Dutch aircraft carrier Karel Doorman (formerly British HMS Venerable) sold to Argentina
  • 1969-01-24 Queen Juliana of the Netherlands appointed honorary citizen of Addis Ababa
  • 1969-03-29 14th Eurovision Song Contest: Salome for Spain ("Vivo cantando"), Lulu of United Kingdom ("Boom Bang-a-Bang"), Lenny Kuhr of Netherlands ("De troubadour"), and Frida Boccara of France ("Un jour, un enfant") all win in Madrid
  • 1969-05-23 Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes
  • 1969-06-05 Dutch Antilles government of Kroon resigns
  • 1969-09-05 Frente Obrero wins Dutch Antilles national elections
  • 1969-11-24 West German President Heinemann visits The Netherlands
  • 1970-01-02 Dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam
  • 1970-01-19 Dutch bishops says he is in favor of married priests
  • 1970-03-24 Dutch cartoonist Frans Piet ends "Sjors & Sjimmie" strip
  • 1970-05-28 The formerly united Free University of Brussels officially splits into two separate entities, the French-speaking Université Libre de Bruxelles and the Dutch-speaking Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1970-09-03 Indonesian president Suharto visits Netherlands

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia
Suharto
  • 1970-11-18 Netherlands & Albania form diplomatic relations
  • 1970-12-09 Dutch Antilles: government of Petronia falls
  • 1971-01-26 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts law against limitation of war crimes
  • 1971-02-27 Doctors in the first Dutch abortion clinic (the Mildredhuis in Arnhem) start to perform aborti provocati
  • 1971-03-23 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept simplified divorce

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1301 - 1,400 of 2,586

  • 1911-09-01 Marinus Ruppert, Dutch chairman (CNV)/trade union leader
  • 1911-09-20 Jan Mul, Dutch composer, born in Haarlem (d. 1971)
  • 1911-11-25 Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (d. 1984)
  • 1912-01-08 Rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (True Face of Peace)
  • 1912-01-19 Jean G H "Sjeng" Tans, Dutch soc dem chairman (1965-69)
  • 1912-02-16 Bob Tadema Sporry, Dutch (female) author
  • 1912-04-03 Addeke H Boerma, Dutch economist and general manager (FAO) (d. 1992)
  • 1912-04-03 Bert Bakker, Dutch publisher (Free Netherlands), born in Huizum, Netherlands (d. 1969)
  • 1912-04-14 Piet van Egmond, Dutch organist/conductor (Neth Chamber Orchestra)
  • 1912-04-21 Feike Asma, Dutch organist and conductor, born in Den Helder, Amsterdam (d. 1984)
  • 1912-05-22 Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch farmer and politician (Farmers Party)
  • 1912-05-29 John B M R "John" Hanlo, Dutch poet (Go to the Mosque)
  • 1912-06-30 [J] Tibor de Machula, Hungarian/Dutch cellist
  • 1912-08-10 Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
  • 1912-08-10 Izaak Samkalden, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)/mayor of Amsterdam
  • 1912-08-13 Jan Peeters, Dutch water colors painter and monument artist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1992)
  • 1912-08-13 Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter and graphic artist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • 1912-08-13 Max Croiset, Dutch actor (The Village on the River, Dog of Flanders, Little Ark), born in Blaricum, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1912-08-17 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop
  • 1912-09-27 Gerben Wagenaar, Dutch resistance fighter and communist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1993)
  • 1912-10-04 John de Mol, Dutch accordianist/producer (Baantjer, Pril Geluk)
  • 1912-11-18 Jaap Meijer, [Saul van Messel], Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo
  • 1912-11-24 Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher (Johnson murderer!)
  • 1912-11-30 Constant Stotijn, Dutch oboist (Residence Orchestra)
  • 1912-12-25 Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist
  • 1913-01-28 Jan Masseus, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam (d. 1999)
  • 1913-02-14 Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet/writer (Man Without a Head)
  • 1913-03-02 Godfried [Jan Arnold] Bomans, Dutch humorist/writer (Pieter Bas)
  • 1913-03-09 Gerarda Brautigam, Dutch journalist and politician (Partij van de Arbeid), born in Rotterdam (d. 1982)
  • 1913-03-15 Lex Goudsmit, Dutch actor (Fiddler on the Roof, Thomas en Senior op het spoor van Brute Berend), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1999)
  • 1913-04-14 Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
  • 1913-06-09 Alida Margaretha Bosshardt, lt-colonel of Dutch Salvation Army
  • 1913-06-24 Max van Praag, Dutch singer
  • 1913-07-13 Carolina Gisolf, Holland, high jumper (Olympic silver 1928)
  • 1913-07-18 Jan Slot, Dutch mayor (Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede), born in Broek op Langedijk, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • 1913-08-26 Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier
  • 1913-08-31 Michiel P Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Curacao (1951-67)
  • 1913-09-05 Connie Stuart [Cornelia van Meygard], Dutch cabaret performer, born in Wijhe, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • 1913-09-07 Wim van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer and KVP politician (State Secretary of Economic Affairs), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • 1913-10-07 Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist (Het Parool, Kinks)
  • 1913-12-23 Leo A Ketelaars, Dutch oratorio vocalist
  • 1914-02-03 Cornelis "Kees" Andrea, Dutch painter, graphic artist and carpet designer
  • 1914-02-11 French Duynstee, Dutch constitutional lawyer
  • 1914-02-20 Willem J H Baart, Dutch vicar (Cuentanan di Nanzi)
  • 1914-02-21 Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)
  • 1914-02-23 Theofiel Middelkamp, Dutch cyclist (d. 2005)
  • 1914-04-18 Henk Lankhorst, Dutch politician (PSP)
  • 1914-04-22 Jan de Hartog, Dutch/English writer (Holland's Glory)
  • 1914-05-12 Bertus Aafjes, Dutch poet/writer
  • 1914-06-11 Hendrikus Berkhof, Dutch theologist (Church & Emperor), born in Appeltern, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1914-06-15 Cees [Cornelis A B] Bantzinger, Dutch cartoonist/illustrator
  • 1914-06-27 Alexander Pola [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor and writer (Cassata), born in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1914-06-28 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player
  • 1914-07-05 Jacob Soetendorp, Dutch rabbi, born in Amsterdam d. 1976)
  • 1914-07-07 Cor de Groot, pianist/conductor/composer (Old-Dutch Suite)
  • 1914-07-18 Jo [Jozef Maria Laurens Theo] Cals, Prime Minister of Netherlands (1965-66) and Minister of Education, Arts and Sciences, born in Roermond, Netherlands (d. 1971)
  • 1914-08-12 [Hendrik] Jan Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist (Parool)
  • 1914-09-24 Hein Jordans, Dutch conductor, born in Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands (d. 2003)
  • 1914-10-03 Nel Rose, Dutch dance teacher (d. 1970)
  • 1914-10-30 Marius Hendrikus Flothuis, Dutch composer/author (Mozart biography)
  • 1914-10-31 John Hugenholtz, Dutch race track designer, born in Westerveld, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1914-11-05 Henri J de Koster, Dutch Min of Defense (1971-73)
  • 1914-11-12 Edward "Henricus" Schillebeeckx, Dutch theologist
  • 1914-11-14 Florentine Rost van Tonningen-Heubel, Dutch black widow/Nazi
  • 1914-11-24 Elise Hoomans, Dutch director and actress (Jane Eyre, Barocco), born in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • 1915-01-07 Herman Musaph, Dutch psychiatrist/sexologist/founder (NVSH)
  • 1915-02-02 Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool)
  • 1915-02-06 Derk Roemers, Dutch politician (Soc-Dem)
  • 1915-02-11 Haakon Stotijn, Dutch oboist (VARA Orch, Orkestgebouw Orchestra)
  • 1915-02-26 Elisabeth Eybers, South Afr/Dutch poetess (That Woman & Other Verses)
  • 1915-03-04 Petrus de Jong, Dutch premier (KVP, 1967-71)
  • 1915-04-10 Leo Vroman, Dutch-American hematologist and poet, born in Gouda, Netherlands (d. 2014)
  • 1915-04-16 Dany [Daniel S] Tuijnman, head of Dutch traffic & water
  • 1915-08-03 Sal Santen, Dutch writer (You Are Jewish People), born in Amsterdam (d. 1998)
  • 1915-08-15 Alma Gardeslan, Surinamese/Dutch folklorist
  • 1915-08-30 Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor (d. 1992)
  • 1915-10-04 Koos Schuur, Dutch journalist/poet (7 Curses)
  • 1915-10-06 Harry van Doorn [Henri W], CRM minister/Dutch politician (KVP/PPR)
  • 1915-11-26 Herbert Joeks, [Herman Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip & Snap, Pipo de clown), born in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1915-11-27 Caro van Eyck [Gerarda Taytelbaum], Dutch actress (De stille Kracht, Medea), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1979)
  • 1915-12-26 Hans [Henri A] Gomperts, Dutch literature (Duck on Attic)
  • 1915-12-29 John P W Meefout, Dutch sculptor (Laying Woman)
  • 1916-01-07 Gerrit Schulte, [Le Fou Pedalant], Dutch 6 day cyclist
  • 1916-01-28 Peter Crossley-Holland, composer
  • 1916-01-31 Ciro D Crown, premier of Dutch Antilles (1968-69)
  • 1916-03-02 Anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • 1916-05-21 Tinus Osendarp, Dutch runner (d. 2002)
  • 1916-05-25 Lou van Rees, Dutch impresario [or May 29]
  • 1916-05-26 Henriette Roosenburg, Dutch journalist (d. 1972)
  • 1916-05-31 Bert Haanstra, Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare)
  • 1916-07-18 Isaäc Arend Diepenhorst, Dutch lawyer and Minister of Education, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1916-07-30 Robert van Spaendonck, Dutch resistance fighter, born in Tilburg, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • 1916-08-29 Leo Horn, Dutch soccer referee, columnist and businessman, born in Sittard, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1916-10-13 David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus), born in Den Helder, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • 1916-10-27 Bob de Lange [Jacob Bernard de Lange], Dutch actor and director (Daniel), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • 1916-11-20 Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter
  • 1916-12-16 Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer
  • 1916-12-17 Antoine G T "Toon" Hermans, Dutch entertainer/poet (Kolderliedjes)
  • 1916-12-19 Adriaan van der Veen, Dutch writer (Sister at Sea)
  • 1917-01-01 Albert Mol, Dutch actor (Kant aan m'n broek!), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2004)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1301 - 1,399 of 1,399

  • 1994-11-21 Manfred Longer, Austrian/Dutch gay disco owner, dies at 42
  • 1994-11-24 Jo Vis, Dutch resistance fighter (Yad Vashem), dies at 88
  • 1994-12-06 AJ Bronkhorst, vicar/theologist (Reform The Netherlands), dies at 80
  • 1994-12-27 Sadi de Gorter, Dutch author/diplomat (Abscess), dies at 82
  • 1995-01-06 Karl Guttmann, Austrian-Dutch playwright and director (Pinter), dies at 81
  • 1995-01-12 Marion Herbst, German/Dutch jewelry designer, dies at 50
  • 1995-01-17 Urias Nooteboom, Dutch journalist/critic (The Time), dies at 54
  • 1995-01-25 Tom Brugman, Dutch puppeteer (Brave Dodo), dies at 62
  • 1995-02-04 Roel Wiersma, Dutch soccer star (PSV), dies at 62
  • 1995-03-09 Ruud van den Hende, Dutch sports reporter, dies at 63
  • 1995-03-10 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, Dutch musician, dies at 79
  • 1995-03-11 Carel Birnie, found Utrecht Opera/Dutch Dance Theater, dies at 69
  • 1995-03-13 P C J van Lierde, Dutch vicar-gen of Vatican (1951-91), dies at 87
  • 1995-03-21 Daan Wildschut, Dutch painter/author, dies at 81
  • 1995-04-27 Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (b. 1921)
  • 1995-07-16 Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83
  • 1995-08-01 Loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies
  • 1996-01-07 James Holland, English artist and exhibition organiser, dies at 90
  • 1996-01-18 Jos Kunst, Dutch composer, dies at 60
  • 1996-08-09 Ruth Holland, journalist, dies at 54
  • 1997-01-21 Colonel Tom Parker [Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk], Dutch-born talent manager (Elvis Presley), dies at 87
  • 1997-10-23 Bert Haanstra, Dutch filmmaker (b. 1916)
  • 1999-02-15 Jan Masseus, Dutch composer, dies at 86
  • 1999-02-22 Menno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (b. 1964)
  • 1999-03-04 Karel van het Reve, Dutch writer (b. 1921)
  • 2000-07-28 Abraham Pais, Dutch-born American physicist and historian (b. 1918)
  • 2000-07-31 Hendrik Christoffel Van de Hulst, Dutch Astronomer, dies at 81
  • 2001-07-11 Herman Brood, Dutch singer and artist (b. 1946)
  • 2001-07-29 Wau Holland, German computer hacker (b. 1951)
  • 2001-10-28 Gerard Hengeveld, Dutch composer (b. 1910)
  • 2002-01-03 Freddy Heineken, Dutch beer executive (b. 1923)
  • 2002-05-06 Pim Fortuyn, Dutch politician (b. 1948)
  • 2002-06-20 Tinus Osendarp, Dutch runner (b. 1916)
  • 2002-08-06 Edsger Dijkstra, Dutch computer scientist (b. 1930)
  • 2002-09-22 Jan de Hartog, Dutch-born writer (b. 1914)
  • 2002-10-06 Claus von Amsberg, husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (b. 1926)
  • 2003-04-30 Wim van Est, Dutch cyclist (b. 1923)
  • 2003-06-28 Wim Slijkhuis, Dutch athlete (b. 1923)
  • 2003-11-06 Rie Mastenbroek, Dutch swimmer (3 x Olympic gold 1936), dies at 84
  • 2004-01-25 Francina "Fanny" Blankers-Koen, Dutch track & field athlete (4 x Olympic gold 1948), dies at 85
  • 2004-03-09 Albert Mol, Dutch actor (Kant aan m'n broek!), dies at 87
  • 2004-03-20 Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (b. 1909)
  • 2004-05-19 Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (b. 1907)
  • 2004-08-29 Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor (b. 1942)
  • 2004-09-23 André Hazes, Dutch singer (b. 1951)
  • 2004-11-02 Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (Submission), dies at 47
  • 2004-11-02 Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch cyclist (b. 1951)
  • 2004-11-19 Piet Esser, Dutch sculptor (b. 1914)
  • 2004-12-01 Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (b. 1911)
  • 2005-01-21 Theun de Vries, Dutch writer (b. 1907)
  • 2005-01-25 Nettie Witziers-Timmer, Dutch athlete (b. 1923)
  • 2005-07-27 Marten Toonder, Dutch comic writer and cartoonist (Tom Puss), dies at 93
  • 2005-07-31 Wim Duisenberg, Dutch banker (b. 1935)
  • 2005-08-01 Constant Nieuwenhuys, Dutch painter (b. 1920)
  • 2005-08-01 Wibo, Dutch cartoonist (b. 1918)
  • 2005-12-05 Frits Philips, Dutch engineer and CEO (Philips), dies at 100
  • 2006-04-08 Gerard Reve, Dutch writer (b. 1923)
  • 2006-05-03 Karel Appel, Dutch painter (Vragende Children), dies at 85
  • 2006-06-25 Jaap Penraat, Dutch architect (b. 1918)
  • 2006-08-15 Faas Wilkes, Dutch international footballer
  • 2006-08-21 Paul Fentener van Vlissingen, Dutch businessman and philanthropist (b. 1941)
  • 2006-09-11 Johannes Bob van Benthem, Dutch lawyer (b. 1921)
  • 2006-09-19 Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist (b. 1950)
  • 2006-09-22 Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player (b. 1950)
  • 2006-10-06 Puck Brouwer, Dutch athlete (b. 1930)
  • 2006-12-02 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (b. 1947)
  • 2007-01-04 Jan Schröder, Dutch cyclist (b. 1941)
  • 2007-06-22 Erik Parlevliet, Dutch field hockey player (b. 1964)
  • 2007-08-29 Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (b. 1920)
  • 2007-10-19 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor and novelist (Brief American), dies at 81
  • 2008-03-17 Roland Arnall, American businessman and U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands, dies at 68
  • 2008-12-05 Nina Foch, Dutch-American actress (The Ten Commandments, Spartacus, An American in Paris), dies from complications of myelodysplastic syndrome at 84
  • 2009-02-11 Willem J Kolff, Dutch-American Physician and Biomedical Engineer (artificial kidney, hemodialysis), dies at 97
  • 2009-07-20 Ria Brieffies, Dutch singer (b. 1957)
  • 2010-01-11 Miep Gies, Dutch Humanitarian, discoverer of Anne Frank's diary (b. 1909)
  • 2010-03-11 Hans van Mierlo, Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1931)
  • 2010-04-08 Teddy Scholten, Dutch singer (b. 1926)
  • 2010-10-06 Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966)
  • 2010-10-07 Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor (b. 1966)
  • 2010-10-30 Harry Mulisch, Dutch writer (b. 1927)
  • 2011-01-04 Coen Moulijn, Dutch footballer (b. 1937)
  • 2011-03-04 Simon van der Meer, Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate (b. 1925)
  • 2011-06-02 Willem Duys, Dutch commentator and music producer (b. 1928)
  • 2011-07-22 Cees de Wolf, Dutch footballer (b. 1945)
  • 2012-01-16 Gustav Leonhardt, Master Dutch harpsichordist, organist and conductor, dies at 87
  • 2012-02-27 Tina Strobos, Dutch physician and resistor to Nazi occupation, dies from cancer at 91
  • 2012-10-17 Sylvia Maria Kristel, Dutch actress, dies from throat and liver cancer at 60
  • 2013-01-22 Ellen Blazer [Esther Clara Blazer], Dutch TV director (Sonja), dies at 81
  • 2013-02-22 Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Dutch speed skater, dies at 74
  • 2013-07-28 Rita Reys, [Maria Reijs], Dutch jazz singer, dies from a intracranial hemorrhage at 88
  • 2013-08-28 Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, dies at 79
  • 2013-09-19 Gerrie Muhren, Dutch footballer, dies from complications from myelodysplastic syndrome at 67
  • 2014-02-22 Leo Vroman, Dutch-American hematologist and poet, dies at 98
  • 2014-05-18 Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut, dies from renal cell cancer at 68
  • 2016-03-24 Johan Cruyff, Dutch soccer player and coach (Ajax/Barcelona), dies at 68
  • 2016-05-10 Louis van Gasteren, Dutch actor and director (The House, De prijs van overleven), dies at 93
  • 2016-06-18 Paul Cox, Dutch-born Australian director (Lonely Hearts), dies at 76
  • 2017-02-16 Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator (Miffy books), dies at 89
  • 2017-03-03 Misha Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist and composer (Reconstruction), dies at 81