Dutch History (Part 19)

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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1801 - 1,900 of 2,505

  • 1940-04-16 Paul Cox, Dutch-born Australian director (Lonely Hearts), born in Venlo, the Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • 1940-04-20 Jan Cremer, Dutch writer (I, John Cremer), born in Enschede, Netherlands
  • 1940-05-02 Sari van Heemskerck Pillis-Duvekot, Dutch governor and politician (VVD), born in Goes, Netherlands
  • 1940-05-03 Clemens Westerhof, Dutch football manager, born in Beek, Netherlands
  • 1940-05-19 Jan Janssen, Dutch cyclist
  • 1940-06-04 Gerrit Terpstra, Dutch economist and 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Buitenpost, Netherlands
  • 1940-06-15 Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer and pedagogue (Les Prédictions), born in Amersfoort, Utrecht, the Netherlands (d. 1983 )
  • 1940-06-16 Hans Dorrestijn, Dutch cabaret performer
  • 1940-06-29 Louise Groenman, Dutch director and politician (D66), born in Meppel, Netherlands
  • 1940-08-29 Wim Ruska, Dutch judoka champion (Olympic gold 1972), born in Amsterdam
  • 1940-09-13 Joyce Schouten, Dutch singer (Fouryo's)
  • 1940-10-01 Richard F Pieternella, Dutch Antilles' minister plenipotentiary
  • 1940-10-24 David Sainsbury, English billionaire and founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
  • 1940-11-12 Ria Hoogeweegen, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers
  • 1940-12-03 Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader
  • 1940-12-16 Dimitri van Toren, Dutch singer-songwriter, born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • 1940-12-25 Frans Moor, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • 1940-12-26 Harmen Siezen, Dutch TV-journal host
  • 1940-12-29 Peter Koelewijn, Dutch musician & songwriter (Come off that Roof), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1941-01-30 Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer, born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • 1941-02-15 Brian Holland, American pianist, songwriter and producer (Holland–Dozier–Holland), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1941-03-15 Dick Top, Dutch actor and director (Witch of Haarlem)
  • 1941-05-09 Jan Dibbets, sculptor/artist (Dutch Mountains)
  • 1941-05-27 Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/author (Mussert)
  • 1941-06-01 Edo de Waart, Amsterdam Holland, conductor (Houston Opera-1976)
  • 1941-06-08 Joop van den Berg, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA), born in Bartlehiem, Netherlands
  • 1941-06-10 Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
  • 1941-06-16 Lamont Dozier, songwriter (Dozier-Holland-Dozier), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1941-06-21 Pia Barendrecht, Indonesian-Dutch actress (Pinokkio)
  • 1941-07-16 Hans Wiegel, Dutch commissioner of the queen (Frisia), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1941-07-16 Jan Krajenbrink, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Oostwold, Netherlands
  • 1941-07-18 Jack Jersey, Indonesian-Dutch singer and producer, born in Cimahi, Indonesia (d. 1997)
  • 1941-07-19 Neelie Kroes, Dutch politician (VVD) and Minister of Traffic, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1941-08-06 Hubertus AGM "Bert" Andre, Dutch actor (Turkish Fruit-Come Back)
  • 1941-08-10 Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)
  • 1941-08-31 Henk Terlingen, Dutch radio/TV-host (Paul Meier Show)
  • 1941-09-06 Willibrord Frequin, Dutch television reporter, born in Arnhem, Netherlands
  • 1941-11-01 Johnny Kendall [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
  • 1941-11-04 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden), born in Hoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2009)
  • 1941-12-08 Albert J Evenhuis, Dutch undersecretary of Economic (VVD)
  • 1941-12-11 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Bilthoven, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • 1941-12-12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies
  • 1942-01-30 Dries Holten, Dutch singer (Sandra & Andres), born in Cimahi, Indonesia
  • 1942-02-07 Ton de Kok, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • 1942-04-08 Eduard Visser, Dutch writer (Fyffes are now called Chiquita)
  • 1942-04-19 Bas Jan Ader, Dutch artist and photographer, born in Winschoten, Netherlands (disappeared in 1975).
  • 1942-05-08 Ruth Holland, journalist
  • 1942-06-18 Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor
  • 1942-06-19 Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)
  • 1942-06-28 Sjoukje Dijkstra, Dutch figure skater (Olympic gold 1964), born in Akkrum, Netherlands
  • 1942-06-29 Bas van der Vlies, Dutch politician (SGP), born in Sliedrecht, Netherlands
  • 1942-07-23 Jan de Hont, Dutch guitarist (ZZ & Masks), born in Amsterdam
  • 1942-08-02 Leo Beenhakker, Dutch soccer trainer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1942-08-16 John Meulendijks, Dutch cryptogram maker (People's Daily)
  • 1942-08-19 Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs (1994- )
  • 1942-09-08 Ansen [Nancy Ann] Dibble, Dutch sci-fi author (Summerfair), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1942-09-18 Koos van den Berg, Dutch politician (SGP), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1942-10-04 Jenny Arean, [Joanna Klarenbeek], Dutch actress (Paul Chevrolet)
  • 1942-11-17 Annemarie Oster, Dutch actress (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
  • 1942-12-26 Rob de Nijs, Dutch singer (Put a candle in your window)
  • 1943-01-09 Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist & singer (Drinking on My Bed), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1999)
  • 1943-01-14 Holland Taylor, American actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-01-19 Margriet Francisca, Dutch Princess
  • 1943-02-28 Hans Dijkstal, Dutch minister of the Interior (VVD, 1994-98)
  • 1943-03-01 Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • 1943-04-11 Egbert Dommering, Dutch lawyer
  • 1943-04-14 Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • 1943-04-15 Riem de Wolff, Indonesian-Dutch singer and guitarist (Blue Diamonds), born in Depok, Buitenzorg, Dutch East Indies (d. 2017)
  • 1943-05-26 Erica Terpstra, Dutch swimmer (Olympic silver 4×100m medley relay, bronze 4×100m freestyle relay 1964) and politician (VVD), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1943-06-01 Ely van Tongeren, Dutch guitarist/singer (Buffoons)
  • 1943-06-02 John Lilipaly, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • 1943-06-02 Maarten B Engwirda, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (D66)
  • 1943-06-15 Xaveria Hollander [Vara de DeVries], Dutch author (The Happy Hooker), born in Soerabaja, Dutch East Indies
  • 1943-07-24 Henk Vos, chemical analyst/Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber
  • 1943-08-02 Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Noordwolde, Netherlands
  • 1943-08-17 Koos Postema, editor-in-chief (Vrije Volk)/Dutch TV host
  • 1943-09-20 Roek Williams [Willemze], Dutch singer (Roek Williams & The Fighting Cats), born in Amsterdam
  • 1943-10-11 Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist and saxophonist (Les Baroques)
  • 1943-10-22 Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • 1943-10-22 Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
  • 1943-11-11 Karin Kent, [Janneke Kanteman], Dutch singer
  • 1943-11-30 Oscar Harris, Surinames/Dutch singer (Try a Little Love)
  • 1943-12-15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch geometric abstract sculptor, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1943-12-23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands
  • 1943-12-29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands
  • 1944-01-05 Felix Arons, Dutch director & actor (Waaldrecht), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1944-01-07 Ad Nijhuis, Dutch politician (VVD), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1944-01-18 Relus ter Beek, Dutch Minister of defense (PvdA), born in Coevorden, Netherlands (d. 2008)
  • 1944-01-23 Rutger Hauer, Dutch actor (Blade Runner, Ladyhawke, Osterman Weekend), born in Breukelen, Netherlands (d. 2019)
  • 1944-01-28 Arnold Muhren, Dutch pop bassist/singer (The Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • 1944-01-29 Hans Plomp, Dutch writer/poet (Venus in Holland)
  • 1944-01-31 Anton Korteweg, Dutch poet (For the Good Order)
  • 1944-02-07 Berend baron van Voorst tot Voorst, Dutch foreign state sect (CDA)
  • 1944-02-15 Tineke Netelenbos, Dutch director and politician (PvdA), born in Wormerveer, Holland
  • 1944-02-20 Willem van Hanegem, Dutch soccer champ/coach (Feyenoord)
  • 1944-02-25 Kristina Holland, American actress (Tina-Courtship of Eddie's Father), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 1944-03-30 Gerrit Komrij, Dutch poet/essayist (Happy Schizo)
  • 1944-05-20 Boudouin de Groot, Dutch singer (Good night mister president)
  • 1944-06-27 Kees [Cornelis Johannes] Ouwens, Dutch writer and poet (Intimate Acts), born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1944-07-20 Wim Van Drimmelen, Dutch sect Science Council of Government policy

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