Dutch History (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 1,602

  • 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

Historic Event

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

  • 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 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

  • 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
  • 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 Dutch King William I forms the Dutch Order of the Lion, oldest and highest civilian order of chivalry in the Netherlands
  • 1816-02-27 Dutch regain Suriname from the French after the defeat of Napoleon
  • 1816-08-19 Java returns to Dutch rule after being controlled by the British for five years
  • 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 Premiere

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

  • 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
  • 1853-04-19 Netherlands Van Hall government forms
  • 1853-04-26 Dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber
  • 1853-10-23 Maastricht-Aken railway in Netherlands opens
  • 1854-01-31 Dutch KNMI established (Royal Meteorological Institute)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 2,466

  • 1803-03-22 Anthonie Waldrop, Dutch painter and 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 Pieter van Bosse, Dutch politician, Liberal Minister of Finance, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1879)
  • 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 Governor-General of Dutch East 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)

Richard WagnerRichard Wagner (1813-1883)

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

  • 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 William 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 figure and 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 sugar and indigo manufacturer, whose Deft collection was left to the Rijksmuseum, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1895)
  • 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 Jean Abraham Oudemans, Dutch geographer and astronomer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, (d. 1906)
  • 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 Louisa of the Netherlands, Dutch queen consort of Sweden and Norway and princess of the Netherlands, born in the Hague (d. 1871)
  • 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
  • 1831-07-09 Johan Philip van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter, lithographer and writer, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1906)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 1,362

  • 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
  • 1859-12-21 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 and photographer, murdered trying to cross the Sahara at 33
  • 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 composer (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 and 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 and historian, dies at 68
  • 1876-11-07 Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (Michigan), dies at 65
  • 1877-03-04 Hendrik 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 Pieter van Bosse, Dutch politician, 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 Frederick, Prince of the Netherlands and general and large landowner (created Muskau Park), 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 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 and 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, Dutch Governor-General of Dutch East 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

Vincent van GoghVincent van Gogh (1853-1890)

1890-07-29 Dutch artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises, 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 and 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 A.H. Seipgens, Dutch beer brewer and man of letters, dies at 58
  • 1896-12-15 John GR Acquoy, Dutch theologian and 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 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
  • 1902-07-12 Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway), dies at 74
  • 1903-01-04 Geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49
  • 1903-01-21 Hermanus J A M Schaepman, Dutch clergyman/politician, dies at 58
  • 1903-03-13 Nicolas Beets [Hildebrand], Dutch writer (Camera Obscura) and theologian, dies at 88