Dutch History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 1,633

  • 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)
  • 1854-06-29 Netherlands allows corporal punishment
  • 1854-11-28 Dutch army stops Chinese uprising in Borneo
  • 1855-07-20 1st train from Rotterdam to Utrecht in Netherlands
  • 1856-10-20 Arnhem-Oberhausen railway in Netherlands opens
  • 1858-03-18 Dutch Van der Brugghen government resigns
  • 1858-08-18 Netherlands & Japan sign trade agreement
  • 1858-12-16 Dutch government decides to vacate Schokland Island
  • 1859-12-31 Dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves
  • 1860-01-20 Dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes
  • 1860-02-16 Dutch Rochussen/Van Bosse government resigns
  • 1861-02-01 Dike breaks in Gelderland, Netherlands
  • 1861-02-23 Dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns
  • 1862-02-10 Dutch 2nd government of Thorbecke forms
  • 1862-05-07 Much of Enschede, Netherlands, destroyed by fire
  • 1863-06-30 Dutch colony Suriname counts population of 33,000 slaves
  • 1863-07-01 Slavery abolished in Suriname & Dutch Antilles
  • 1863-07-11 Japanese battle cruiser shoots at Dutch warship Medusa, kills 4
  • 1863-10-01 Dutch Breda-Tilburg railway opens
  • 1863-10-27 Dutch railway to Harlingen opens
  • 1863-12-04 Storm flood ravages The Netherlands coastal provinces
  • 1864-06-06 Battle of Lake Chicot, AR (Dutch Bayou)
  • 1864-09-03 US, British, French & Dutch naval officer sails Straits of Simonoseki
  • 1864-09-05 British, French & Dutch fleets attacked Japan in Shimonoseki Straits
  • 1865-11-01 Zutphen-Fishing Dutch railway opens
  • 1865-11-06 Maastricht-Venlo railway opens in Netherlands
  • 1866-02-10 Dutch government of Frans van der Putte forms
  • 1866-05-28 Dutch government of Zuylen van Nijevelt/Heemskerk forms
  • 1866-06-01 General Dutch Typographer Union forms
  • 1866-10-01 Dutch Eindhoven-Venlo railway opens
  • 1867-07-19 Dutch Red Cross forms
  • 1868-05-15 Dutch government of Zuylen van Nijevelt falls
  • 1869-07-01 Dutch newspaper stamp tax repealed
  • 1870-05-20 Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament abolishes capital punishment in The Netherlands
  • 1870-09-08 Netherlands and Britain sign "Koelietraktaat" an agreement to allow Indian contract workers from Calcutta to work in sugar plantations in Suriname
  • 1870-09-10 Dutch Jurist Cooperation forms
  • 1870-09-15 Dutch 1st Chamber abolishes Capital punishment (20-18)
  • 1871-10-01 General Dutch Werkliedenverbond (ANWV), forms in Utrecht
  • 1872-01-01 Moerdijk railway bridge over Hollands Diep, South Holland opens - then longest bridge in Europe
  • 1873-02-27 Dutch socialist Samuel van Wooden demands law against child labor
  • 1874-05-05 Dutch 2nd Chamber passes child labor law
  • 1875-06-06 Netherlands joins the gold standard
  • 1877-01-30 Storm flood ravages Dutch coastal provinces
  • 1877-11-01 Dutch government of Heemskerk-Van Lynden resigns
  • 1878-04-23 1st Dutch test drive of steam tram
  • 1881-04-01 Kingdom post office in Netherlands opens

  • 1881-06-01 Bell Phone opens 1st Dutch telephone exchange
  • 1881-11-02 Dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms
  • 1882-01-17 1st Dutch female physician Aletta Jacobs opens her office
  • 1883-04-23 John Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch government
  • 1883-07-01 ANWB forms in Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • 1884-01-26 1st Dutch Wagner version of Elizabeth aria
  • 1884-08-02 Dutch Queen Emma appointed regent
  • 1884-12-27 Netherlands recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State
  • 1885-05-01 Maria "Goeie Mie" Swanenburg sentence to life for killing 27 in Netherlands
  • 1885-09-21 Dutch demonstrate for general voting right
  • 1886-04-29 1st public Dutch electricity opens
  • 1886-12-16 Rift at Dutch Reformed Church over "Doleantie"
  • 1887-09-01 Dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established
  • 1888-01-05 Dutch Heidemaatschappij (land reclamation) established
  • 1888-03-25 Socialist leader Domela Nieuwenhuis elected to Dutch 2nd chamber
  • 1888-09-01 Dutch Railway Deventer-Almelo opens
  • 1889-02-08 Flood ravages Dutch coast

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1890-07-27 Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh shoots himself in Auvers-sur-Oise, dies of injuries 2 days later

  • 1890-11-23 King William III of the Netherlands dies (b. 1817) without a male heir and a special law passed to allow his daughter Princess Wilhelmina to inherit.
  • 1891-05-15 Operations begin at Philips & Co in Holland
  • 1891-08-21 Dutch Mackay government resigns
  • 1892-06-12 Netherlands Society for Currency & Coin collecting forms
  • 1892-11-02 French poet Paul Verlaine visits Netherlands
  • 1894-08-02 Dutch Society for Women Suffrage gets royal charter
  • 1894-08-25 -26] Balinese troops assault Dutch army, 97 killed
  • 1894-08-26 Netherlands Social-Democratic Worker's party (SDAP) forms
  • 1894-11-19 Dutch troops occupy & plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok
  • 1894-12-22 -23] Dutch coast hit by hurricane
  • 1896-03-12 1st movie in Netherlands (Kalverstr 220)

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1896-05-19 1st auto (Karl Benz) arrives in Netherlands

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz
  • 1897-05-12 1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente, Netherlands

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1897-05-17 The first successful submarine that can run submerged for any considerable distance and combines electric and gasoline engines is launched in the USA by its designer John Philip Holland

  • 1897-06-15 Liberals/social-democrats win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election
  • 1897-07-27 Dutch government of Pierson/Goeman Borgesius resigns
  • 1898-03-17 John Philip Holland achieves successful test run for the first modern submarine off Staten Island, submerging for 1 hour 40 minutes
  • 1898-07-03 Dutch Automobile Club forms (KNAC)
  • 1898-09-01 Dutch soccer team Receiver forms
  • 1898-10-01 Dutch railway Alkmaar-Receiver opens
  • 1900-01-01 Compulsory education in Netherlands goes into effect
  • 1900-03-30 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts Compulsory education law
  • 1900-04-01 1st edition of Dutch newspaper "The People"
  • 1900-04-11 The first modern submarine designed and built by John Philip Holland is purchased by the U.S. Navy
  • 1900-05-01 Roermond soccer team forms in Netherlands
  • 1900-06-24 Dutch Social-Democratic Workers' party & Socialistenbond merge
  • 1900-07-05 Compulsory education law passes Dutch 1st Chamber
  • 1900-09-15 A Boer delegation issues an appeal at the Hague, Netherlands, that the major powers intervene in the war in South Africa
  • 1900-10-12 The first modern submarine is commissioned by the U.S. Navy as the USS Holland, named for its designer John Philip Holland
  • 1900-12-09 President Paul Kruger of South Africa's Transvaal & Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands have a triumphant procession

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1900-12-19 General Horatio Kitchener offers protections to all Boers who will surrender and asks the Dutch community of Pretoria to convey this offer, leaders in the field refuse to surrender

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 2,643

  • 1828-04-27 Gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher
  • 1828-06-17 Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • 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)
  • 1829-11-21 Peter A de Genestet, Dutch vicar/poet
  • 1830-03-26 Eliza Laurillard, Dutch vicar/poet/writer
  • 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 M van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist/chemist
  • 1831-02-23 Hendrik W Mesdag, Dutch painter (Panorama Mesdag)
  • 1831-04-08 Allard Pierson, Dutch theologiost/philosopher/art historian/poet
  • 1831-05-13 Willem baron of Goltstein of Oldenaller, Dutch minister of Colonies
  • 1831-07-09 Johan P van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter/lithographer/writer
  • 1832-01-09 Esquire Maurits A de Savornin Lohman, Dutch governor of Suriname
  • 1832-05-23 Pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer
  • 1832-12-12 Abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP (liberal)
  • 1833-02-03 Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian
  • 1833-03-26 Betsy Perk, [Christina E], Dutch journalist/writer/feminist
  • 1833-04-06 Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskrit, Old Javan)
  • 1833-10-15 Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader
  • 1834-01-17 Wilhelmina Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress, daughter of Mimi Bia, born in Amsterdam (d. 1902)
  • 1834-06-10 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (HP Foundation)
  • 1834-07-02 Hendry P G Quack, lawyer/economist/secr Dutch Bank
  • 1834-07-31 Peter H Hugenholtz, Dutch reformer/founder (Free Parish)
  • 1835-01-05 Hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch gouvernement doctor on Saint Maarten
  • 1835-02-14 Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer (Snikken en grimlachjes)
  • 1835-09-14 Y de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (d. 1940 at 104)
  • 1836-01-08 Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter/husband of Laura Epps
  • 1836-02-16 Benjamin Edward Woolf, Dutch composer
  • 1836-04-24 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist
  • 1836-09-14 Abraham PC Van Karnebeek, Dutch Foreign Minister (Liberal, 1918-27)
  • 1836-12-27 Henricus Oort, Dutch theologist (Leidse translation)
  • 1837-02-17 Sam[uel] van Houten, Dutch (lib) minister (child labor laws)
  • 1837-05-29 Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann, Dutch minister/party leader (CHU)
  • 1837-08-16 Emile A. H. Seipgens, Dutch priest, writer and beer brewer, born in Roermond, Netherlands (d. 1837)
  • 1837-10-29 Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12)

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1837-11-23 Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid and Gas States), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1923)

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals
  • 1837-12-18 A Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/Dutch party founder (CVP)
  • 1838-04-28 Tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)
  • 1838-09-27 Antony E J Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83)
  • 1838-11-29 Aeneas Mackay, Baron/Dutch minister of interior/Colonies
  • 1839-02-07 Nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901)
  • 1839-06-21 Johannes P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician
  • 1839-07-16 Philipus J Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist
  • 1839-08-17 Thijs [Matthijs] Maris, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1840-02-25 Alexis Hollander, composer

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1840-02-29 John Philip Holland, Irish engineer and father of the modern submarine, born in Liscannor, Ireland (d. 1914)

  • 1841-02-12 Gijsbert van Tienhoven, Dutch mayor (Amsterdam) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1891-1894
  • 1841-07-11 Daniel de Lange, Dutch composer
  • 1841-09-13 Johannes de Koo, Dutch journalist/stage writer
  • 1842-01-17 Anton G van Hamel, founder (Roman Philology in Netherlands)
  • 1842-04-29 Karl Millöcker, Dutch composer (d. 1899)
  • 1842-09-05 Louis Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare), born in Middelharnis, Netherlands (d. 1925)
  • 1842-10-28 Charles Boissevain, editor Dutch Algemeen Handelsblad (1885-1908)
  • 1843-10-20 Victor de Stuers, Dutch art connoisseur
  • 1844-02-18 Willem Maris, Dutch painter (Hague School)
  • 1844-03-02 Dr. Schaepman [Herman Schaepman], Dutch poet, Roman Catholic priest, theologian, and politician
  • 1844-06-10 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school)
  • 1845-01-17 Lucas Lindeboom, Dutch vicar/evangelist (Vredebond)
  • 1845-01-22 Jacob Verdam, Dutch philologist
  • 1845-03-19 Willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/politician
  • 1845-06-17 Hendrik P Staal, Dutch banker
  • 1845-08-06 Anthonie A Vorsterman van Oyen, Dutch genealogist
  • 1846-05-14 Arnold Kerdijk, Dutch lib politician/founder (Social Weekly newspaper)
  • 1846-05-14 Pieter W A Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18)
  • 1846-08-16 Justus van Maurik, Dutch author and cigar manufacturer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1904)
  • 1846-12-31 Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis, vicar/Dutch anarchist (Right for all)
  • 1847-01-04 Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician
  • 1847-06-30 Jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp)
  • 1847-08-03 Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina
  • 1847-09-30 Wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist
  • 1848-01-22 Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist (Middle Ages)
  • 1848-02-16 Hugo de Vries, Dutch botanist (How species emerge)
  • 1848-07-16 Henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch conductor/composer (Lexicon of Music)
  • 1848-08-12 Macellus Emants, Dutch writer/poet (Along the Nile)
  • 1849-03-03 Jacques Oppenheim, Dutch lawyer
  • 1849-08-29 Titus van Asch van Wijck, Dutch governor Suriname (1891-97), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1902)
  • 1849-08-30 J. M. Dent, British publisher, born in Darlington, England (d. 1926)
  • 1849-10-30 Johan Willem, son of Dutch princess Marianne & coachman
  • 1850-02-02 Carel V Gerritsen, Dutch free thinker
  • 1850-04-19 Theo Mann-Bouwmeester, Dutch actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), born in Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 1939)
  • 1850-05-26 Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother, Een danstragedie, Stupid force) (d. 1930)
  • 1850-08-03 Paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper)
  • 1851-01-14 Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer
  • 1851-01-19 Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer
  • 1851-02-03 Johannes B van Heutsz, lt-gen/gov-gen Dutch East Indies
  • 1851-03-16 Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (d. 1931)
  • 1851-04-09 C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)
  • 1851-07-19 Hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer (head of Jut)
  • 1851-08-15 Helena Amelung [Georgette A], Dutch actress (Scapegoat), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1906)
  • 1851-08-25 [Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands
  • 1851-12-16 Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08)
  • 1852-07-20 Theodorus Heemskerk Jzn, lawyer/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-13) [or 1/20]=
  • 1852-09-25 Cornelis J Snijders, supreme commander of Dutch Navy (1910-18)

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1853-03-30 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises), born in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands (d. 1890)

  • 1853-05-30 Andries Andre, Dutch actor and husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen (Trumpeter-Major), born (d. 1890)
  • 1853-07-18 Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Holland, physicist (Nobel 1902)
  • 1853-07-20 Geo[rge] Poggenbeek, Dutch water colors painter
  • 1853-07-29 Esther de Boer-van Rijk, Dutch actress (Kniertje-Hope of Blessing), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1937)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 501 - 600 of 1,415

  • 1896-12-15 John GR Acquoy, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67
  • 1897-10-09 John Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79
  • 1897-11-30 Abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP (Lib), 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 B A Kessler, 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
  • 1903-03-14 Johannes H Weissenbruch, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 88
  • 1903-08-23 Paul J C Gabriel, Dutch water colors painter/etcher, dies at 75
  • 1904-01-26 John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64
  • 1904-02-01 Peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76
  • 1904-05-14 Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78
  • 1905-03-15 Arnold Kerdijk, Dutch liberal/founder (Social Weekly), dies at 60
  • 1905-04-25 Jacob Olie, Dutch photographer, dies at about 70
  • 1906-12-14 John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer, dies at 78
  • 1907-02-11 Peter J Savelberg, Dutch Limbourg monastery founder, dies at 80
  • 1908-01-10 Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65
  • 1908-09-03 Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies
  • 1908-12-22 Marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44
  • 1908-12-23 Francois A Gevaert, Belg/Dutch composer (Diable au Moulin), dies at 68
  • 1909-03-12 Johanna "Lena" Bakker, Dutch actress and wife of Bruno Gerlach, dies at 34
  • 1909-11-13 Aeneas Mackay, Dutch Internal minister (ARP)/Colonization, dies at 70
  • 1909-12-24 Nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80
  • 1910-08-27 Clement of Maasdijk, 1st Dutch aircraft death
  • 1911-03-01 Jacobus H van 't Hoff, Dutch chemist/physicist (Nobel 1901), dies at 58
  • 1911-03-13 Jacob M van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist/chemist, dies at 80
  • 1911-08-12 Petrus H Hugenholtz, Dutch reformist vicar (Levenslicht), dies at 79
  • 1911-09-28 Louis Pincoffs, Dutch businessman and politician (1st-Chamber), dies
  • 1912-06-25 Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch-British painter, dies at 76
  • 1913-01-18 Edmond R H Regout, Dutch industrialist/politician, dies at 49
  • 1914-01-13 Bernardus Hermanus Heldt, Dutch trade union leader and politician, dies at 72
  • 1914-02-06 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69

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1914-08-12 John Philip Holland, submarine designer, dies at 74

  • 1914-12-06 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 47
  • 1915-03-13 Sergei Witte, Russian Imperial Finance Minister, dies at 65
  • 1915-04-17 Johannes P Kelly, [Kellij], Dutch actor/operetta writer, dies at 60
  • 1915-09-27 Conrad T van Deventer, Dutch jurist/MP (liberal), dies at 57
  • 1915-12-28 Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer and politician, dies at 78
  • 1916-02-16 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79
  • 1916-02-16 [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Ot & Sien), dies at 57
  • 1916-03-21 Victor de Stuers, Dutch art expert, dies at 72
  • 1916-05-06 Dirk Bos, Dutch businessman and politician (Liberal), dies at 53
  • 1916-07-12 Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture, dies at 52
  • 1917-01-17 Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70
  • 1917-02-05 Paul Rubens, English musical comedy composer, (Miss Hook of Holland), dies at 41
  • 1917-02-15 Charles A van Ophuysen, Dutch orientalist, dies at 60

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1917-03-08 Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Dutch count/air pioneer, dies at 78

Inventor of the Zeppelin Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Inventor of the Zeppelin
Ferdinand von Zeppelin
  • 1917-07-04 Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84

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1917-10-15 Mata Hari [Margaretha Geertruida Zelle], Dutch dancer and convicted German spy, executed by firing squad at 41

Exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy Mata Hari
Exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy
Mata Hari
  • 1918-03-19 Willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/liberal politician, dies at 73
  • 1918-08-03 Albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies at 41
  • 1919-02-15 Pieter K Pel, Dutch internist (Pel-Ebstein fever), dies at 66
  • 1919-04-18 Enny Vrede, [Maria M Muller], Dutch actress, drowns at 35
  • 1919-09-06 Pier Pander, Dutch sculptor, dies at 55
  • 1919-12-27 Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch lib premier (1905-08), dies at 68
  • 1920-03-27 Johan G Danser, Dutch poet (Meetings), dies at 26
  • 1920-11-08 Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83
  • 1920-12-31 Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 43
  • 1921-02-13 Willem P C Knuttel, Dutch bibliography/librarian, dies at 67
  • 1921-04-05 Alphonsus J M Diepenbrock, Dutch composer (Missa), dies at 58
  • 1922-02-11 Gerardus J P Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), dies at 67
  • 1922-02-15 Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German/Dutch anarchist/feminist, dies at 36
  • 1922-06-19 Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer, dies at 71
  • 1922-07-19 Cornelis A Pekelharing, Dutch histologist, dies on 74th birthday
  • 1922-08-02 [Wilhel]Mina JPR Kruseman, Dutch author/feminist, dies at 82
  • 1922-12-05 Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist, dies

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1923-03-08 Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals
  • 1923-08-07 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
  • 1923-08-14 Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76
  • 1924-01-28 Simon Abramsz, Dutch writer (Artist book), dies at 56
  • 1924-02-05 Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83
  • 1924-06-11 Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann Jr, Dutch minister (CHU), dies at 87
  • 1924-06-30 Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pypelyntjes), dies at 42
  • 1924-07-10 Johannes B van Heutsz, gov-gen of Dutch Indies (1904-09), dies at 73
  • 1924-08-09 Jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66
  • 1924-12-09 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel), dies at 70

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1925-02-02 Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, dies at 51

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden
  • 1925-04-14 Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54
  • 1925-07-01 Jan P Veth, Dutch painter/lithographer/art historian, dies at 61
  • 1925-11-02 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 65
  • 1925-11-09 Daniel Josephus Jitta, lawyer/Dutch state advisor, dies at 71
  • 1925-12-05 Wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist, dies at 78
  • 1926-02-21 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (liquid helium, Nobel 1913), dies at 72
  • 1926-09-09 David Lobo, Dutch actor, dies in railway accident
  • 1926-09-09 Greta Lobo-Braakensiek, Dutch actress in railway accident
  • 1926-11-01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor and director (Krates), dies at 72
  • 1926-12-08 Jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies
  • 1927-01-21 Floris H Verster, Dutch painter/cartoonist/etcher, dies at 65
  • 1927-02-06 Daniel François Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist and banker, dies at 71
  • 1927-09-29 Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist (Invented the electrocardiodiogram, awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine 1924), dies at 67
  • 1927-11-26 Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch night club performer (governess), assassinated at 47
  • 1927-11-28 Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (New-Guinea), dies
  • 1928-03-03 Jan [Jean] T Toorop, Dutch graphic artist (3 Brides), dies at 69