Dutch History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 1,602

  • 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 Dutch territories including Sint Maarten, Suriname and the Dutch Antilles, (now marked as Keti Koti Day in Suriname and the Netherlands)
  • 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
  • 1864-06-06 Battle of Lake Chicot, Arkansas (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  • 1869-07-01 Dutch newspaper stamp tax repealed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 Abrahamszoon forms Dutch government
  • 1883-07-01 ANWB forms in Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • 1884-01-26 1st Dutch Wagner version of Elizabeth aria
  • 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 service begins
  • 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

Historic Event

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 is 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)

Historic Event

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

  • 1897-05-12 1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente, Netherlands

Historic Event

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)
  • 1898-10-01 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
  • 1900-06-24 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

Historic Event

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

  • 1901-02-03 Dutch troops under Gen Van Heutsz conquer Batu Ilië on Sumatra
  • 1901-02-12 Dutch Penitentiary children's law proclaimed
  • 1901-03-17 Free thinking-Democratic Union forms in Netherlands

Historic Event

1901-07-31 Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands

  • 1902-01-13 Textile workers strike in Enschede, Netherlands (until 1st June)
  • 1902-05-29 Dutch State Mine law forms
  • 1902-08-01 Building begins on Dutch public housing
  • 1903-01-06 Dutch Press museum opens in Amsterdam
  • 1903-01-29 Dutch railroad workers strike
  • 1903-04-06 In Holland, railroad and dock workers go out on strike, but the government passes anti-strike bills, calls out troops, and promptly ends the strike on the 13th April

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 2,466

  • 1832-01-09 Esquire Maurits A de Savornin Lohman, Dutch governor of Suriname
  • 1832-05-23 Pieter Jan Baptist Carel Robidé van der Aa, Dutch Indologist and geographer, born in Oosterbeek, Netherlands (d. 1887)
  • 1832-12-12 Abraham Carel Wertheim, Dutch banker and philanthropist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1897)
  • 1833-02-03 Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian
  • 1833-03-26 Betsy Perk [Christina Elizabeth], Dutch journalist, writer and pioneer of the Dutch women's movement, born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1906)
  • 1833-04-06 Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskrit, Old Javan)
  • 1833-10-15 Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader, born in Amsterdam (d. 1916)
  • 1834-01-17 Wilhelmina Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress, daughter of Mimi Bia, born in Amsterdam (d. 1902)
  • 1834-06-10 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), born in Amsterdam (d. 1923)
  • 1834-07-02 Hendrick Peter Godfried Quack, Dutch lawyer, economist and historian, born in Zetten, Netherlands (d. 1917)
  • 1834-07-31 Peter H Hugenholtz, Dutch reformer/founder (Free Parish)
  • 1835-01-05 Hendrik van Rijgersma, Dutch naturalist & physician, born in Lemmer, Netherlands (d. 1877)
  • 1835-02-14 Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer (Snikken en grimlachjes), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1894)
  • 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, British-American violinist, composer (The Mighty Dollar), playwright, and journalist, born in London, England (d. 1901)
  • 1836-04-24 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1916)
  • 1836-09-14 Abraham Pieter Cornelis van Karnebeek, Dutch Foreign Minister (Liberal, 1918-27), born in Amsterdam (d. 1925)
  • 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 de Savornin Lohman, Dutch minister and party leader (CHU), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1924)
  • 1837-08-16 Emile A. H. Seipgens, Dutch priest, writer and beer brewer, born in Roermond, Netherlands (d. 1837)

Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper (1837-1920)

1837-10-29 Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1901-05), born in Maassluis, Netherlands

Johannes van der WaalsJohannes van der Waals (1837-1923)

1837-11-23 Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid and Gas States), born in Leiden, Netherlands

  • 1837-12-18 Adolf Daens, Flemish priest, politician and founder of the Daensist movement, born in Aalst, Belgium (d. 1907)
  • 1838-04-28 Tobias Asser, Dutch advocate of world law (Nobel 1911), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1913)
  • 1838-09-27 Anthony Modderman, Dutch politician (Minister of Justice, 1879-83), born in Winschoten, Netherlands (d. 1885)
  • 1838-11-29 Aeneas Mackay, Dutch minister of the Interior and the Colonies (d. 1909)
  • 1839-02-07 Nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901)
  • 1839-07-16 Philippus Jacobus Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1910)
  • 1839-08-17 Thijs [Matthijs] Maris, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1840-02-25 Alexis Hollander, German composer, born in Ratibor, Silesia (now Racibórz, Poland) (d. 1924)

John Philip HollandJohn Philip Holland (1840-1914)

1840-02-29 Irish engineer and father of the modern submarine, born in Liscannor, Ireland

  • 1841-02-12 Gijsbert van Tienhoven, Dutch mayor (Amsterdam) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1891-1894
  • 1841-07-11 Daniël de Lange, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1918)
  • 1841-09-13 Johannes de Koo, Dutch journalist and playwright, born in Middelie, Netherlands (d. 1909)
  • 1842-04-29 Carl Millöcker, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1899)
  • 1842-09-05 Louis Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare), born in Middelharnis, Netherlands (d. 1925)
  • 1842-10-28 Charles Boissevain, Dutch editor of Amsterdam Algemeen Handelsblad (1885-1908), born in Amsterdam (d. 1927)
  • 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 Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter of peasant families (Laren School), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1914)
  • 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 Peter Staal, Dutch reformed officer and politician, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1920)
  • 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 Theodoor Cremer, Dutch tobacco magnate and administrator for the Deli Company in Sumatra, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1923)
  • 1847-08-03 Jan de Louter, Dutch lawyer and tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1932)
  • 1847-09-30 Wilhelmina Drucker [Lensing], Dutch feminist
  • 1848-01-22 Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist (Middle Ages)
  • 1848-02-16 Hugo de Vries, Dutch botanist and geneticist who rediscovered Mendel's theory of heredity and for his work on genes (The Mutation Theory), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1935)
  • 1848-07-16 Henri Viotta, Dutch conductor and composer (Lexicon of Music), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1933)
  • 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)
  • 1850-08-03 Paulus Adrianus Daum, Dutch writer, founder and editor (Batavian Newspaper), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1898)
  • 1851-01-14 Théophile de Bock, Dutch painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1904)
  • 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 (1st to coin the name virus), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1931)
  • 1851-04-09 C. E. A. Wichmann, German-Dutch geologist, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1927)
  • 1851-07-19 Hendrik Jut, Dutch murderer (Head of Jut), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1878)
  • 1851-08-15 Helena Amelung [Georgette A], Dutch actress (Scapegoat), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1906)
  • 1851-08-25 Alexander, Prince of Orange, heir apparent to the Netherlands, born in Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1884)
  • 1851-12-16 Theodoor de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08), born in Harderwijk, Netherlands (d. 1919)
  • 1852-07-20 Theo Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer and chairman of the Council of Ministers (Prime Minister), born in Amsterdam (d. 1932)
  • 1852-09-25 Cornelis Jacobus Snijders, Supreme commander of Dutch Navy (1910-18), born in Nieuwe-Tonge, Netherlands (d. 1939)

Vincent van GoghVincent van Gogh (1853-1890)

1853-03-30 Dutch artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises, Sunflowers), born in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands

  • 1853-05-30 Andries Andre, Dutch actor and husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen (Trumpeter-Major) (d. 1890)
  • 1853-07-18 Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Dutch physicist (electromagnetic radiation, Nobel 1902), born in Arnherm, Netherlands (d. 1928)
  • 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)
  • 1853-09-21 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (liquid helium, Nobel 1913), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1926)
  • 1853-10-13 Maria "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress and wife of Piet Vink Senior (d. 1949)
  • 1853-12-15 Jean Baptiste August Kessler, Dutch entrepreneur and director of oil on Dutch Indies, born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1900)
  • 1854-01-29 Willem Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer and librarian
  • 1854-02-09 Aletta Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician and women's suffrage activist, born in Sappemeer, Netherlands (d. 1929)
  • 1854-05-13 Louis H. Chrispijn, Dutch actor and director (Krates, Lost & Found, Silvia Silombra), born in Amsterdam, Netherland (d. 1926)
  • 1854-05-18 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel; To My Fatherland), born in Amsterdam (d. 1924)
  • 1854-06-09 Gerard Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1922)
  • 1854-07-10 James T. Kelley, Irish actor (The Rink, The Immigrant), born in Castlebar, Ireland (d. 1933)
  • 1854-07-19 Daniel Josephus Jitta, Dutch High Court lawyer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1925)
  • 1854-09-08 Willem Marinus van Rossum, Dutch cardinal and prefect of Propaganda File, born in Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands (d. 1932)
  • 1854-09-23 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/Governor of Suriname (1902-05)
  • 1854-10-26 August Kiehl, Dutch actor (Op hoop van zegen, De kribbebijter), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1938)
  • 1855-01-10 Peter J. Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)
  • 1855-04-18 Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen), born in Amsterdam (d. 1946)
  • 1855-09-12 Jacobus of Looy, Dutch writer and painter (Death of My Cat), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1930)
  • 1855-11-13 Daniel François Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist and banker, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1927)
  • 1855-11-30 Willem Treub, Dutch economist and politician, born in Voorschoten, Netherlands (d. 1931)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 501 - 600 of 1,362

  • 1903-03-14 Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 88
  • 1903-08-23 Paul Gabriël, Dutch water colors painter and etcher, dies at 75
  • 1904-01-26 John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64
  • 1904-02-01 Peter Paul Maria Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian & writer, dies at 76
  • 1904-05-14 Richard Hol, Dutch composer, organist and 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 Jean Abraham Oudemans, Dutch geographer and 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, Dutch jurist and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1888-93), dies at 61
  • 1908-12-22 Marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44
  • 1908-12-23 Francois A. Gevaert, Belgium 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 Henricus van 't Hoff, Dutch chemist & physicist (Nobel 1901), dies at 58
  • 1911-03-13 Jacob Maarten van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist and 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 Robert Hubert Regout, Dutch industrialist and politician, dies at 49
  • 1914-01-13 Bernardus Hermanus Heldt, Dutch trade union leader and politician, dies at 72
  • 1914-02-06 Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter of peasant families (Laren School), dies at 69

John Philip HollandJohn Philip Holland (1840-1914)

1914-08-12 Irish engineer and father of the modern submarine, dies at 74

  • 1914-12-06 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 47
  • 1915-03-13 Sergei Witte, 1st Prime Minister of Russia (1905-06), dies at 65
  • 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 Liberal 2nd Member of Parliament, dies at 53
  • 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

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin (1838-1917)

1917-03-08 German general and inventor (rigid dirigibles) who founded the Zeppelin airship company, dies at 78

  • 1917-07-04 Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84

Mata HariMata Hari (1876-1917)

1917-10-15 Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German WWI spy, executed by firing squad at 41

  • 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
  • 1919-09-06 Pier Pander, Dutch sculptor, dies at 55
  • 1919-12-27 Theodoor de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08), dies at 68
  • 1920-03-27 Johan G Danser, Dutch poet (Meetings), dies at 26

Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper (1837-1920)

1920-11-08 Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1901-05), 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 Gerard Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), dies at 67
  • 1922-02-15 Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German-Dutch anarchist and feminist, dies at 36
  • 1922-06-19 Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer, dies at 71
  • 1922-07-19 Cornelis Adrianus Pekelharing, Dutch physician, dies on 74th birthday
  • 1922-08-02 Mina Kruseman, Dutch author and feminist, dies at 82
  • 1922-12-05 Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist, dies

Johannes van der WaalsJohannes van der Waals (1837-1923)

1923-03-08 Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid and Gas States), dies at 85

  • 1923-08-07 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
  • 1923-08-14 Jacob Theodoor Cremer, Dutch tobacco magnate and administrator for the Deli Company in Sumatra, dies at 76
  • 1924-01-28 Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher and writer (For the Young Ones), dies at 56
  • 1924-02-05 Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83
  • 1924-06-11 Alexander de Savornin Lohman, Dutch minister and party leader (CHU), dies at 87
  • 1924-06-30 Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet and 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, To My Fatherland), dies at 70

Jaap EdenJaap Eden (1873-1925)

1925-02-02 Dutch athlete (World Cycling C'ship gold 10k 1894, sprint 1895; World Speed Skating C'ship gold allround 1893, 95, 96), dies at 51

  • 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, Dutch High Court lawyer, 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 Prize for Physics 1913), dies at 72
  • 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 and inventor of the electrocardiodiogram (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
  • 1929-01-02 Erich Wichmann, Dutch fascist painter & sculptor, dies at 38
  • 1929-01-14 Cornelis W. Lely, Dutch Governor of Suriname (1902-05), dies at 74
  • 1929-08-10 Aletta Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor and women's suffrage activist, dies at 75
  • 1929-10-04 John Metzelaar, Dutch/American writer (Report on the Fishes), dies at 37
  • 1929-10-24 Peter J Blok, Dutch historian, dies at 74
  • 1930-01-09 Edward W Buck, Dutch/US editor (Ladies Home Journal), dies at 66
  • 1930-02-22 Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh, dies at 66
  • 1930-05-12 Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch politician (SDAP), dies at 70
  • 1930-08-27 Didericus van Epen, Dutch genealogist (Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62

Christiaan EijkmanChristiaan Eijkman (1858-1930)

1930-11-05 Dutch physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1929), dies at 72

  • 1931-01-01 Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist & botanist (1st to coin the name virus), dies at 79
  • 1931-07-24 Willem Treub, Dutch economist and politician, dies at 75
  • 1931-11-23 Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor and pianist, dies at 46
  • 1932-01-07 Henri Stroethoff, Dutch actor (A Chique Little Boy, Bright Paradise), dies at 60

Mad Dog CollMad Dog Coll (1908-1932)

1932-02-08 Irish-American mob hitman, murdered at 23 by the Dutch Schultz gang

  • 1932-03-08 Jan de Louter, Dutch lawyer and tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina, dies at 84
  • 1932-04-13 Johannes T de Visser, 1st Dutch Min of Education, dies at 75 [or 14th]
  • 1932-06-12 ThTheo Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer and chairman of the Council of Ministers (Prime Minister), dies at 79
  • 1932-07-22 Roosje Vos, Dutch seamstress, and trade union leader, dies at 71