Dutch History (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 1,615


Victory in BattleBattle of Fleurus

1794-06-26 Battle of Fleurus: major victory by forces of the First French Republic under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan over the Coalition Army (Great Britain, Hanover, Dutch Republic, and Habsburgs) first use of reconnaissance balloon
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Jourdan at Fleurus with the balloon l'Entreprenant in the background
Jourdan at Fleurus with the balloon l'Entreprenant in the background
  • 1795-01-16 French army under Pichegru occupies Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1795-02-05 Zealand, Netherlands, surrenders to French general Michaud
  • 1795-02-07 Dutch Prince William V accepts British occupation of Dutch Indies
  • 1795-09-16 British capture Capetown, South Africa, from the Dutch
  • 1795-10-01 France annexes Southern Netherlands
  • 1796-09-02 Jews of the Netherlands are emancipated
  • 1797-10-11 Battle of Camperdown (Kamperduin): British navy defeats Dutch fleet
  • 1797-10-17 Peace of Campo Formio: Austrian Dutch possessions & France
  • 1798-04-23 Dutch emperor accepts new Constitution
  • 1798-12-05 Dutch troops occupy Hasselt
  • 1799-08-27 British invasion army lands in North Holland
  • 1799-10-02 Duke of York & Russians capture Alkmaar in Netherlands
  • 1799-10-06 Battle of Castricum: Franco-Dutch army beats British-Russian army
  • 1799-10-09 Sinking of British frigate HMS Lutine, with the loss of 240 men and cargo worth £1,200,000 off Dutch coast
  • 1800-01-01 Dutch East Indies Company dissolves

  • 1800-10-17 Dutch colony Curacao transfererd to Great Britain
  • 1802-12-02 Britain sells Suriname to the Netherlands
  • 1804-04-28 31 British ships sail up Suriname river demanding transition colony from the Dutch
  • 1804-04-30 The New Hague Theater opens in The Hague, the Netherlands
  • 1806-01-10 Dutch in Capetown surrender to British
  • 1806-06-05 Batavian Republic becomes Kingdom of Holland
  • 1807-01-12 Gunpowder-ship explodes in Leiden, Netherlands, 150 die
  • 1808-01-19 Louis Napoleon signs 1st Dutch aviation law

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1808-08-17 Napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • 1808-10-31 Holland Brigade battle at Durango, Spain
  • 1809-01-01 Holland Brigade under Brigadier-General David Hendrik Chassé reaches Madrid (Napoleonic Wars)
  • 1809-02-01 Dutch King Louis Napoleon accepts metric system
  • 1810-07-01 Louis Napoleon abdicates as king of the Netherlands
  • 1810-07-09 Napoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire
  • 1811-03-01 French Civil Code of Criminal law accepted by Netherlands Mamelukes in Cairo's Citadel

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

1811-09-18 British East India Company force led by Baron Minto conquers Java, part of the Dutch East Indies, Stamford Raffles appointed lieutenant governor

British Statesman and Founder of Singapore Stamford Raffles
British Statesman and Founder of Singapore
Stamford Raffles
  • 1813-11-30 Prince Willem Frederik returns to Netherlands
  • 1814-03-20 Prince Willem Frederik becomes monarch of Netherlands
  • 1814-03-25 Netherlands Bank established
  • 1814-04-05 Netherlands Bank issues its 1st banknotes

  • 1814-04-09 Elias Canneman (L) resigns as minister of Finance of the Netherlands
  • 1814-08-13 Cape of Good Hope formally ceded to British by the Dutch
  • 1815-03-01 Sunday observance in Netherlands regulated by law
  • 1815-03-16 Willem I proclaimed King of the Netherlands, including Belgium
  • 1815-09-29 King Willem I forms Dutch Order of the Lion
  • 1816-02-27 Dutch regain Suriname from the French after the defeat of Napoleon
  • 1816-08-19 Java again in Dutch hands
  • 1816-12-10 Dutch regain Sumatra from the British
  • 1817-05-15 Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority (modern Indonesia), under Thomas Matulesia (aka Kapitan Pattimura)
  • 1818-05-04 Netherlands & Britain sign treaty against illegal slave handling
  • 1819-01-16 Godert Alexander Gerard Philip, Baron van der Capellen, becomes Governor-General of Dutch East Indies
  • 1819-06-12 Dutch colonial troops driven out of Palembang, Sumatra
  • 1820-03-05 Dutch city of Leeuwarden forbids Jews to go to synagogues on Sundays
  • 1821-06-23 Dutch troops conquer Palembang
  • 1822-10-26 King Willem I requires inhabitants of Brussels to use Dutch language
  • 1823-11-12 Great North Holland Canal (Amsterdam) opens
  • 1824-03-17 Britain & Netherlands sign a trade agreement
  • 1824-12-16 Great North Holland Canal opens
  • 1825-02-03 Dutch North Sea coast floods
  • 1825-08-14 Dutch King Willem I throws foreign students out
  • 1826-01-01 Baron Van der Capellen resigns as governor of Dutch-Indies
  • 1826-07-30 Java prince Dipo Negoro surprise attacks Dutch colony, 82 killed
  • 1826-11-15 Dutch Business Me gets monopoly on opium trade in Java/Madura
  • 1827-01-01 Dutch Trade Company NHM gets opium monopoly on Java
  • 1827-08-17 Dutch King Willem I and Pope Leo XII sign concord
  • 1828-08-24 Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea
  • 1829-04-28 Dutch parliament accepts new press laws
  • 1830-03-10 The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created
  • 1830-08-25 Belgium revolts against Netherlands and begins the Belgian Revolution
  • 1830-09-23 Dutch troops occupy Brussels
  • 1830-09-27 Dutch army leaves Brussels, after hundreds killed
  • 1830-10-04 Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands
  • 1830-10-05 King Willem I mobilizes Dutch army
  • 1831-07-21 Belgium gains independence from Netherlands, Leopold I made king
  • 1831-08-02 Ten day campaign begins, Dutch army occupies Belgium
  • 1831-08-08 Battle of Hasselt - Dutch army drives out Belgians
  • 1831-08-12 Dutch troops conquer Leuven
  • 1831-08-12 Netherlands & Belgium sign peace treaty
  • 1832-01-17 Johannes van den Bosch appointed governor general of Dutch East Indies
  • 1832-12-23 Dutch troops in Antwerp surrender
  • 1833-11-18 Netherlands & Belgium sign Treaty of Zonhoven
  • 1836-02-22 Dutch garrison evacuates fort Du Bus New Guinea
  • 1838-09-05 Central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands
  • 1840-01-20 Dutch King Willem II crowned
  • 1840-06-12 Meteorite hits Uden, Netherlands
  • 1840-10-07 Willem I resigns as king of Netherlands
  • 1842-01-08 Dutch King Willem II charters Technical College Delft

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1843-01-02 Richard Wagner's opera "The Flying Dutchman" premieres in Dresden

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner
  • 1847-03-18 1st Dutch public telegram
  • 1848-05-17 Gerrit, Count Schimmelpenninck resigns as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Netherlands
  • 1848-07-19 German Parliament demands Dutch province of Limburg
  • 1848-11-03 Johan Thorbeckes revises the Constitution of the Netherlands
  • 1849-05-28 Princess Marianne of the Netherlands and Albrecht of Prussia separate
  • 1849-09-18 De Kempenae's Dutch government resigns
  • 1849-11-01 Dutch government of Thorbecke forms
  • 1850-07-12 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States
  • 1851-11-13 1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange"
  • 1852-01-01 Netherlands begins issuing postage stamps
  • 1852-03-07 Dutch telegraph traffic regulated by law
  • 1852-07-31 Hottest July in Netherlands since at least 1783 (68.4°F (20.2°C) avg)
  • 1852-10-16 Dutch government recognize Catholics right to organize
  • 1852-12-01 Telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands
  • 1853-03-04 Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands
  • 1853-04-17 Johan Rudolf Thorbecke's government in the Netherlands resigns

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 2,505

  • 1802-10-08 Peter Hofstede de Groot, Dutch reformed theologist, born in Leer, Germany (d. 1886)
  • 1803-03-22 Anthonie Waldrop, Dutch painter/lithographer
  • 1803-09-01 Jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter
  • 1803-11-18 Cornelis Broere, Dutch Roman Catholic priest and poet, born in Amsterdam (d. 1860)
  • 1803-12-27 John ACA van Nispen Sevenaer, Member of Dutch 2nd parliament (1848-75)
  • 1804-02-06 Regnerus Livius van Andringa de Kempenaer, Dutch politician, born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1813)
  • 1804-05-17 Ottho Gerhard Heldring, Dutch preacher and reformer (Heldring Institutions), born in Zevenaar, Netherlands (d. 1876)
  • 1804-06-08 Jan Baptist van Son, Dutch politician (RC), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (d. 1875)
  • 1804-08-06 Justinus van der Brugghen, Dutch lawyer and minister of Justice (1856-58), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1863)
  • 1805-08-08 Antoon Jurgens, Dutch margarine manufacturer
  • 1805-08-11 Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
  • 1805-12-10 Johannes Elias Feisser, Dutch theologist and founder of 1st Dutch baptist church, born in Winsum, Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1865)
  • 1806-04-21 Peter van Schendel, Dutch-Belgian painter (Monsieur Chandelle), born in Terheijden, Netherlands (d. 1870)
  • 1806-06-13 Bernard ter Haar, Dutch poet (Herbert and Clara) and church historian, born in Amsterdam (d. 1880)
  • 1807-01-12 Jan T Beelen, Dutch/Belgian bible expert
  • 1807-02-08 Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman
  • 1807-05-28 Jan van Swieten, Dutch general and governor of West-Sumatra, born in Mainz, Germany (d. 1888)
  • 1808-03-12 Gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet
  • 1808-06-10 Friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card), born in Amsterdam (d. 1872)
  • 1808-06-17 Everhardus Johannes Potgieter, Dutch writer and publisher (The Guide), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1875)
  • 1808-09-30 Lambertus GC Ledeboer, Dutch vicar (Folies-old Calvinist communities)
  • 1808-10-05 Winand Staring, Dutch geologist (Geology of Netherlands), born in Wildenborch, Vorden, Netherlands (d. 1877)
  • 1809-01-01 John Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet (Silver Fleet)
  • 1809-04-01 Willem Ruys J Dz, Dutch ship owner
  • 1809-04-14 George Willem Vreede, Dutch lawyer and politician, born in Tilburg, Netherlands (d. 1880)
  • 1809-10-27 Peter Donders, Dutch Roman Catholic missionary to Suriname, born in Tilburg, Netherlands (d. 1887)
  • 1809-12-16 Peter P van Bosse, Dutch attorney/liberal minister of Finance
  • 1810-02-28 Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian
  • 1810-03-15 Aernout Drost, Dutch historical novelist (Hermingard van de Eikenterpen), born in Amsterdam, Kingdom of Holland (d. 1834)
  • 1810-08-10 Cornelis Outshoorn, Dutch architect
  • 1811-08-17 Johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will)
  • 1811-09-15 Willem Josephus van Zeggelen, Dutch author, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1879)
  • 1811-10-17 Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (owned land in Mich)
  • 1812-06-03 Pieter Mijer, Dutch gov-gen of Neth Indies (1866-72)
  • 1812-07-01 Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dutch genealogist and heraldicus
  • 1813-03-07 Judocus Smits, Dutch Catholic newspaper pioneer/founder (The Time)

Person of interestRichard Wagner

1813-05-22 Richard Wagner, German composer (The Ring of the Nibelung, Flying Dutchman), born in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (d. 1883)

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner
  • 1814-01-08 Johannes Kneppelhout, Dutch writer, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1885)
  • 1814-01-24 Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector
  • 1814-04-15 John Lothrop Motley, American historian and author (The Rise of the Dutch Republic), born in Dorchester, Boston (d. 1877)
  • 1814-09-13 Nicolas Beets [Hildebrand], Dutch writer (Camera Obscura) and theologian, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1903)
  • 1814-12-25 Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/founder (Coop of Welfare of the People)
  • 1815-05-03 Hermanus Willem Witteveen, Dutch theologist, born in Boornbergum, Netherlands (d. 1884)
  • 1816-08-19 Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs, born in Dommeldange, Luxembourg (d. 1894)
  • 1817-01-14 Harmen Sytstra, Dutch poet & editor (Iduna), born in Mullum, Netherlands (d. 1862)
  • 1817-01-31 Antony Winkler Prins, Dutch writer (Groiler Encyclopaedia)
  • 1817-02-19 Willem III, last male King of the Netherlands (1849-90) until 2013, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1890)
  • 1817-04-01 Johannes J van Oosterzee, Dutch theologist
  • 1817-10-10 C. H. D. Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist (Buys Ballot's law), born in Kloetinge, Netherlands (d. 1890)
  • 1818-01-18 Johannes van Vloten, Dutch literary/theologist
  • 1818-06-17 Sophie of Württemberg, Queen of Netherlands as wife of William III, born in Ludwigsburg Palace, Stuttgart, Württemberg (d. 1877)
  • 1818-06-23 Simon Vissering, Dutch economist/minister of Finances (1879-81)
  • 1818-07-30 John Heemskerk, Dutch politician (Minister of the Interior 1866-88), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1897)
  • 1818-08-02 Prince Alexander of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, born in Soestdijk, Netherlands (d. 1848)
  • 1819-02-19 Mark Prager Lindo, English Dutch writer, born in London, England (d. 1877)
  • 1819-09-07 Adriaan van Bevervoorde, Dutch journalist (History of Holland), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1851)
  • 1819-09-28 Jacob Gijsbert de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch vicar and theologian, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1893)
  • 1819-10-06 Willem A Scholten, Dutch potato-flour manufacturer (d. 1892)
  • 1819-12-23 Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (d. 1889)
  • 1820-03-02 Multatuli [Eduard Douwes Dekker], Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), born in Amsterdam (d. 1887)
  • 1820-06-13 Henry the Navigator, prince of the Netherlands, third son of King William II of the Netherlands, born in Soestdijk Palace, Netherlands (d. 1879)
  • 1820-11-09 Matthias de Vries, Dutch linguist (spelling), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1892)
  • 1821-05-21 John F Loudon, Dutch entrepreneur/colonial director
  • 1822-02-09 Charles T Stork, Dutch industrialist
  • 1822-03-10 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and lithographer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1897)
  • 1822-03-22 Isaac D Fransen van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866)
  • 1822-05-16 Eduard Hille, Dutch composer/conductor
  • 1822-10-02 Jan Kappeyne van de Coppello, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1877-79), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1895)
  • 1822-10-21 Levinus Keuchenius, Dutch minister of Colonies (1888-90)
  • 1822-10-29 Joost Gerard Kist, Dutch lawyer and president of High Council (1885-97), born in Zoelen, Netherlands (d. 1897)
  • 1823-01-04 Otto van Rees, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1884-88)
  • 1823-03-19 Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Surinam (1873-82)
  • 1823-06-30 Hendrik Jan Schimmel, Dutch writer and dramatist (2 Tudors), born in 's-Graveland, North Holland (d. 1906)
  • 1823-08-18 Willem J F Nuyens, Dutch physician, historian
  • 1824-01-27 Jozef Israels, Dutch painter
  • 1824-02-23 Herman N van der Tuuk, Dutch philologist (Tobasch' Grammar)
  • 1824-08-28 Carel van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician, born in Zevenaar, Netherlands (d. 1884)
  • 1825-07-23 Richard Hol, Dutch composer, organist and conductor, born in Amsterdam (d. 1904)
  • 1826-01-25 Rembt Tobias Hugo Pieter Liebrecht Alexander van Boneval Faure, Dutch lawyer & politician, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1909)
  • 1826-03-20 Carel Vosmaer, Dutch art historian/poet/editor
  • 1826-12-28 Conrad Busken Huet, Dutch vicar/literary (Country of Rubens)
  • 1827-02-10 Peter J Savelberg, Dutch Limburgs monastery founder
  • 1827-07-23 Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway), born in Zierikzee, Zeeland, Netherlands (d. 1902)
  • 1827-10-21 Petrus PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer
  • 1827-12-16 John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer
  • 1828-01-26 Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer
  • 1828-02-15 Johan H van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Dictionary)
  • 1828-04-27 Gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist and publisher, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1884)
  • 1828-06-17 Johan Karel Jakob De Jonge, Dutch historian, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1880)
  • 1828-08-05 WFAA Louisa/Lovisa, queen of Sweden/Norway/princess of Netherlands
  • 1829-02-13 Gerard Keller, writer (Netherlands Spectator)
  • 1829-06-11 Hendrik Gerhard, Founder (Dutch Social-Democratic), born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1886)
  • 1829-11-21 Petrus Augustus de Génestet, Dutch vicar and poet, born in Amsterdam (d. 1861)
  • 1830-03-26 Eliza Laurillard, Dutch vicar, poet and writer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1908)
  • 1830-05-15 Martinus W van der Aa, author/Dutch head-editor (The Time)
  • 1830-07-17 Eelco Refer, linguist (Dictionary for the Dutch translator)
  • 1830-11-03 Jacob Maarten van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist and chemist, born in Almelo, Netherlands (d. 1911)
  • 1831-02-23 Hendrik W Mesdag, Dutch painter (Panorama Mesdag)
  • 1831-04-08 Allard Pierson, Dutch theologist, philosopher and art historian, born in Amsterdam (d. 1896)
  • 1831-05-13 Willem baron of Goltstein of Oldenaller, Dutch minister of Colonies

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 1,380

  • 1852-10-22 Hans Christoph Ernst von Gagern, German political writer and advisor to Dutch king, dies at 86
  • 1853-05-08 Joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch lt col-gen of Jesuits, dies at 67
  • 1853-06-12 Johannes Cornelis de Jonge, Dutch historian and archivist, dies at 60
  • 1854-03-06 Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80
  • 1857-02-14 Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56
  • 1858-01-27 Gerrit van der Linde Jz, Dutch "Principal", poet, dies at 49
  • 1858-01-30 Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist (b. 1778)
  • 1858-06-12 Cornelis Smit, Dutch ship builder, dies at 74
  • 1859-05-22 Ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49
  • 1859-06-27 Jean Chrétien Baud, Dutch gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-36), dies at 69
  • 1859-09-15 John LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament, dies at 72
  • 1859-12-21 Nicolaas Christiaan Kist, Dutch Reformed theologian and church historian, dies at 66
  • 1860-02-09 Eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch milt/liberal politician, dies at 63
  • 1860-07-13 John Ackersdijk, Dutch state house builder, dies at 69
  • 1860-12-28 Cornelis Broere, Dutch Roman Catholic priest and poet, dies at 57
  • 1861-01-31 Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53
  • 1861-02-18 Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal Affairs, dies at 74
  • 1862-04-04 Harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna), dies at 45
  • 1863-10-21 Lambertus GC Ledeboer, Dutch old-reformed vicar, dies at 55
  • 1865-03-27 Petrus Hoffman Peerlkamp, Dutch scholar (b. 1786)
  • 1865-03-28 Albert G Bilders, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 26
  • 1865-06-02 Johannes Elias Feisser, Dutch theologist and founder of 1st Dutch baptist church, dies at 59
  • 1865-07-15 Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian, dies at 55
  • 1865-11-29 Herman van Sonsbeeck, Dutch lawyer and statesman, dies at 69
  • 1866-04-01 Johannes C H de Meijere, Dutch zoologist, dies
  • 1867-11-03 Pieter J Jong, Dutch Zouave, dies in battle
  • 1868-08-25 Henry P Scholte, Dutch/US vicar (Iowa), dies at 62
  • 1868-08-25 Jacob van Lennep, Dutch 2nd member of parliament, dies at 66
  • 1869-08-02 Alexandrine Tinne, Dutch explorer/photographer, murdered at 30+
  • 1869-12-06 Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54
  • 1870-02-11 Jacob de Kempenaer, Dutch lawyer and Minister of Internal Affairs (1848-49), dies at 76
  • 1870-12-28 Peter van Schendel, Dutch-Belgian painter (Monsieur Chandelle), dies at 64
  • 1872-05-19 Johan van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Wordbook), dies at 44
  • 1872-08-02 Judocus Smits, Dutch RC newspaper publisher (De Tijd), dies at 59
  • 1872-12-12 Willem Anne Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, dies at 72
  • 1872-12-13 Helena Beeloo, a maid, murdered by Henry Jut at the Hague, Netherlands
  • 1872-12-13 W T van der Kouwen-ten Cate, murdered by Henry Jut at the Hague, Netherlands
  • 1873-07-14 Ferdinand David, German violinist and compser (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels), dies at 63
  • 1873-08-31 Charles Ferdinand Pahud, Governor General of the Dutch East Indies (1856-61), dies at 70
  • 1874-04-14 Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch author/engineer on Curacao, dies at 86
  • 1875-11-06 John Baptist van Son, Dutch Catholic politician, dies at 71
  • 1876-02-24 Jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67
  • 1876-04-02 Paul van Vlissingen, Dutch ship owner, dies at 78
  • 1876-05-19 Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, Dutch statesman and historian, dies at 74
  • 1876-10-20 Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68
  • 1876-11-07 Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (Michigan), dies at 65
  • 1877-03-04 Hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch governor (St Maarten), dies at 42
  • 1877-03-09 Mark Prager Lindo, English Dutch author (Neth Spectator), dies at 58
  • 1877-05-29 John Lothrop Motley, American historian and author (The Rise of the Dutch Republic), dies at 63
  • 1877-06-07 Winand Staring, Dutch geologist (Bottom of Netherlands), dies at 68
  • 1877-12-29 Willem Sassen, Dutch attorney general on Curacao (Affair-S), dies
  • 1878-06-12 Hendrik Jut, Dutch murderer (Head of Jut), dies at 26
  • 1879-02-11 Willem Josephus van Zeggelen, Dutch author, dies at 67
  • 1879-02-21 Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69
  • 1879-03-30 David van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74
  • 1880-03-15 Johan Karel Jakob De Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51
  • 1881-06-03 Japanese giant salamander, dies in Dutch zoo at 55; oldest amphibian
  • 1881-09-08 W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, dies at 84
  • 1881-11-01 Jacques Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song), dies at 22
  • 1883-09-21 Johannes van Vloten, Dutch man of letters/theologist, dies at 65
  • 1884-04-03 Carel JCH van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch Cath politician, dies at 59
  • 1885-08-07 Anthony Modderman, Dutch politician (Minister of Justice, 1879-83), dies at 46
  • 1885-11-08 Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71
  • 1886-12-05 Peter Hofstede de Groot, Dutch reformed theologist, dies at 84
  • 1887-02-10 Pieter Jan Baptist Carel Robidé van der Aa, Dutch Indologist and geographer, dies at 54
  • 1887-02-19 Multatuli [Eduard Douwes Dekker], Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66
  • 1887-05-27 Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86
  • 1887-12-01 Albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 78
  • 1888-02-05 Anton Mauve, Dutch realist painter and cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49
  • 1888-08-21 Simon Vissering, Dutch minister of Finance (1879-81), dies at 70
  • 1888-09-09 Jan van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71
  • 1889-12-24 Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (b. 1819)
  • 1890-02-03 C. H. D. Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist (Buys Ballot's law), dies at 72

Person of interestVincent van Gogh

1890-07-29 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter (Sunflowers), dies 2 days after shooting himself at 37

  • 1890-11-04 Jacob PP baron van Zuylen, Dutch foreign minister (1852-3), dies at 74
  • 1890-11-23 Willem III, last male King of the Netherlands (1849-90), dies at 73
  • 1891-01-05 Guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89
  • 1891-02-09 Johan B Jongkind, Dutch/French painter (Winter View), dies at 71
  • 1891-12-11 Johan C J van Schagen, Dutch poet/writer (Narrenwijsheid), dies
  • 1892-09-24 Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Suriname, dies at 69
  • 1893-05-14 Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer, dies at 65
  • 1893-11-04 Cornelis Eliza van Koetsveld, Dutch writer and preacher, dies at 86
  • 1893-12-17 Levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71
  • 1893-12-31 Jacob Gijsbert de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch vicar and theologian, dies at 74
  • 1894-01-19 Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer (Snikken en grimlachjes), dies at 58
  • 1894-07-01 Julius van Zuylen van Nyevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 77
  • 1894-08-16 Herman van der Tuuk, Dutch linguist (Toba Batak grammar), dies at 70
  • 1894-12-08 Willem JF Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian, dies at 71
  • 1896-02-06 Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82
  • 1896-06-25 Emile AH Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer/man of letters, dies at 58
  • 1896-12-15 John GR Acquoy, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67
  • 1897-10-09 John Heemskerk, Dutch politician (Minister of the Interior 1866-88), dies at 79
  • 1897-11-30 Abraham Carel Wertheim, Dutch banker and philanthropist, dies at 64
  • 1899-01-10 Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69
  • 1899-01-29 Robert J Fruin, Dutch historian (80-year war), dies at 75
  • 1900-07-24 Ferdinand Hamet, Dutch missionary in Mongolia, murdered at 59
  • 1900-12-14 Jean Baptiste August Kessler, Dutch entrepreneur & director of oil on Dutch Indies, dies at 46
  • 1902-02-03 Isaac Fransen van der Putten, Dutch PM (1866), dies
  • 1902-02-15 Wilhelmina Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress, dies at 68
  • 1902-03-03 Isaac D France van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866), dies at 79