Dutch History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 1,615

  • 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
  • 1904-06-14 Dutch troops occupy Kuto Reh, Sumatra, killing all inhabitants
  • 1904-07-19 Dutch Premier Kuypers disbands 1st Chamber
  • 1904-08-10 Dutch newspaper Volk fires gay journalist Jacob de Cock
  • 1904-10-01 JB van Heutsz becomes governor general of Dutch East Indies
  • 1904-10-01 Netherlands & Portugal lay down bounderies splitting Timor
  • 1905-02-25 The Nederlands Verbond van Vakverenigingenwas, a Dutch social-democratic trade union, forms
  • 1905-04-30 First official soccer game between neighbouring countries Belgium-Netherlands; Dutch win, 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Antwerp
  • 1905-05-22 Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School
  • 1905-07-03 Kuyper government forms in Holland
  • 1905-07-10 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens Technical Hague court

  • 1905-07-30 Dutch Covenant of Worker's union, NVV, forms
  • 1905-08-17 Dutch government of De Master begins
  • 1905-09-06 General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)
  • 1905-09-14 Dutch AR-politician AWF Idenburg named governor of Suriname
  • 1905-11-16 Dutch Russian Count Witte becomes Prime Minister of Russia
  • 1906-01-01 Dutch law makes driver's license mandatory
  • 1906-03-06 Heavy storm bursts dike, flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands
  • 1906-03-12 Heavy storm ravages Dutch west coast
  • 1906-12-20 Venezuela (under vice-pres Gomez) attacks Dutch fleet
  • 1907-02-11 De Master's Dutch government resigns
  • 1907-02-21 SS Berlin sinks off the Hook of Holland (142 dead)
  • 1907-08-17 Bishop forbids Christian membership of Dutch Textile Union
  • 1907-10-19 1st printing of Dutch Tribune (Wijnkoop/Van Ravesteyn/Ceton)
  • 1907-12-21 Dutch government of De Master falls due to war budget
  • 1908-02-08 Wilhelmina '08 soccer team forms in Weert, Netherlands
  • 1908-02-11 Heemskerk's government begins in Holland
  • 1908-02-29 Dutch scientists produce solid helium
  • 1908-03-08 Dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, NY
  • 1908-04-23 Denmark, Germany, Britain, France, Netherlands & Sweden sign North Sea accord
  • 1908-07-09 CHU (Christian Historic Union) Dutch political party forms

  • 1908-10-01 1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague)
  • 1908-11-07 Dutch capture Venezuelan navy
  • 1909-01-02 1st official Dutch 11 city skate (Minne Hoekstra in 13:50)
  • 1909-02-12 Netherlands' SDAP suspends Marxist Tribune group (Gorter & Wijnkoop)
  • 1909-05-01 Netherlands begins unity with Belgium
  • 1909-05-13 Christian National Labor Workers (CNV) party begins in Netherlands
  • 1909-06-23 Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections
  • 1909-09-20 The British Parliament passes the South Africa Act; it calls for union of Cape Colony, Natal, Orange River Colony, and Transvaal; and both English and Dutch as official languages
  • 1909-11-19 Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper denies corruption
  • 1910-03-17 DHC soccer team forms in Delft, Netherlands
  • 1910-06-02 Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea
  • 1910-07-20 Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption
  • 1910-07-29 JWEL Hilgers is 1st Dutchman to fly above Dutch territory

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

1910-12-10 Dutch Physicist Johannes van der Waals wins the Nobel Prize for physics

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals
  • 1911-01-07 Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam
  • 1911-02-05 Society of Dutch Composers forms in Amsterdam
  • 1911-07-28 96°F (35.6°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
  • 1911-10-01 United Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day
  • 1911-10-06 Beatrix van Rijk becomes 1st licensed Dutch woman pilot
  • 1911-12-10 Dutch lawyer Tobias Asser receives the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1912-02-07 2nd Dutch 11 city skate (Coen de Koenig wins (11:40)
  • 1912-04-27 Relief laws in Netherlands replace those of 1854
  • 1912-05-18 Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies
  • 1912-09-12 Dutch Olympian Committee forms (NOC)
  • 1912-12-03 Gerrit Brinkman becomes 1st Dutch traffic officer

USAWoman Suffrage Procession

1913-03-03 Woman suffrage procession through Washington, D.C. organized by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns and led by Inez Milholland. Ida B. Wells marched with her Illinois delegation despite blacks being told to march in a separate section.
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Inez Milholland at the head of the Woman Suffrage Procession through Washington, DC
Inez Milholland at the head of the Woman Suffrage Procession through Washington, DC
  • 1913-03-24 Netherlands soccer team's 1st victory over England
  • 1913-05-14 Frans Hals museum opens in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1913-06-02 Demonstrations for general voting right in Netherlands
  • 1913-06-03 Dutch 1st Chamber accepts Health laws
  • 1913-06-05 Dutch Disability laws go into effect
  • 1913-06-25 Dutch Parliamentary election (confess party looses majority)
  • 1913-08-29 Pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch government
  • 1913-08-31 Soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1913-09-16 Thousands of women demonstrate for Dutch female suffrage
  • 1913-12-10 Dutch scientist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes receives Nobel prize for physics
  • 1914-01-26 600 Dutch textile workers go on strike
  • 1914-02-14 High Council of Labor forms in Hague Netherlands
  • 1914-03-01 Dutch Minister of war H Colijn named director of British Petroleum
  • 1914-06-08 34.7°F (1.5°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
  • 1914-08-05 Dutch Cort Van de Linden government issues silver bonds as money
  • 1914-11-24 Dutch Overseas Trustmaatschappij (NOT) forms
  • 1914-12-03 Dutch army opens fire on interned Belgian soldiers: 8 killed
  • 1915-04-14 Dutch merchant navy ship Katwijk sunk by Germany torpedo
  • 1915-06-08 92°F (33.3°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
  • 1915-06-27 Dutch SDAP demonstrates against conscription
  • 1915-07-19 Dutch accidents at sea law enforced
  • 1915-08-19 Rationing laws go into effect in Netherlands
  • 1915-09-29 Dutch Opera's 1st performance
  • 1915-11-06 1st military flight in Dutch East Indies (Tandjong Priok)
  • 1916-01-14 Dutch Zuiderzee dyke cracks
  • 1916-01-31 Dutch Girl Guides form
  • 1916-03-15 Dutch merchant ship Tubantia torpedoed by German submarine & sinks in North Sea
  • 1916-03-15 University of Ghent taken under Dutch control
  • 1916-03-21 JP Van Limburg Stirum succeeds AWF Idenburg as Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
  • 1916-03-31 Dutch government ends all military engagements
  • 1916-08-30 Boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0
  • 1916-09-19 First landing at Schiphol Airport, Netherlands (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg)
  • 1916-10-17 Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage
  • 1917-02-10 Johanna Westerdijk installed as the Netherlands' 1st female professor
  • 1917-02-22 German Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships
  • 1917-02-26 1st Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)
  • 1917-05-23 Dutch 2nd Chamber approves 1908 conscription draft
  • 1917-08-18 Dutch Naval Air Force forms (MLD)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 2,505

  • 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)
  • 1856-02-16 Willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam)
  • 1856-06-30 Gerrit Kalff, Dutch professor (history of Dutch writers), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1923)
  • 1857-02-02 Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector
  • 1857-02-09 Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education
  • 1857-05-08 Frederik "Frits" Tartaud, Dutch actor and husband of Dutch actress Alida Klein, born in the Netherlands (d. 1946)
  • 1857-05-10 Hendrik Zwaardemaker, Dutch physiologist (olfactometer)
  • 1857-07-21 A S C Wallis, [Adele SC von Antal-Opzoomer], Dutch writer
  • 1857-09-12 George H. Breitner, Dutch impressionist painter, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1923)
  • 1857-10-30 John H Aberson, 1st chancellor (Dutch Agricultural University)
  • 1858-01-27 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer
  • 1858-02-28 Jacob P Vis, Dutch industrialist (founder NV Royal Salt Industries)
  • 1858-04-01 Arnold Aletrino, Dutch physician-criminologist/author (From Life)
  • 1858-04-07 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch socialist politician (SDAP)
  • 1858-07-05 Maria "Marie" Bakker, Dutch actress and wife of Maarten Stranger, born (d. 1917)
  • 1858-08-02 Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen consort of William and Regent of the Netherlands, born in Arolsen Castle, Arolsen, Waldeck and Pyrmont, German Confederation (d. 1934)

Person of interestChristiaan Eijkman

1858-08-11 Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1929), born in Nijkerk, Netherlands (d. 1930)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman
  • 1858-10-09 Gerard Philips, Dutch industrialist and manufacturer (Philips), born in Zaltbommel, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • 1858-12-20 Jan Toorop, Dutch-Indonesian painter (3 Brides), born in Purworejo Regency, Indonesia (d. 1928)
  • 1859-01-09 Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)
  • 1859-01-11 [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)
  • 1859-02-13 Frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist
  • 1859-05-01 Willem Johannes Leyds, Dutch-South Africa lawyer and diplomat (State Secretary of the South African Republic), born in Magelang, Dutch East Indies (d. 1940)
  • 1859-05-06 Willem Kloos, Dutch poet (Act of Simple Justice), born in Amsterdam (d. 1938)
  • 1859-06-10 Jacques Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1881)
  • 1859-10-25 Hélène Swarth, Dutch author (Lonely Flowers), born in Amsterdam (d. 1941)
  • 1859-12-20 Antonius Derkinderen, Dutch painter & artist, born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1925)
  • 1859-12-26 Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist
  • 1860-02-06 Eliza Johannes Meester, Dutch journalist & writer (Geertje), born in Harderwijk, Netherlands (d. 1931)
  • 1860-04-03 Frederik Willem van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1932)
  • 1860-04-20 Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch politician (SDAP), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1930)
  • 1860-05-21 Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist and inventor of the electrocardiodiogram (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1924), born in Semarang, Dutch East Indies (d. 1927)
  • 1860-06-18 Hugo Loudon, CEO (Royal Dutch Oil [Shell])
  • 1860-07-11 Johannes van Laar, Dutch chemist (thermodynamics), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1938)
  • 1860-08-15 Roosje Vos, Dutch trade union leader, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1932)
  • 1860-09-07 Willem Hubert Nolens, Dutch priest and ambassador to Vatican, born in Venlo (d. 1931)
  • 1860-10-06 Oscar L Helfrich, Dutch governor (Curacao)
  • 1860-10-06 Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch foreign minister (1908-13)
  • 1861-06-10 Joseph Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem), born in Roermond, the Netherlands (d. 1949)
  • 1861-06-16 Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian
  • 1862-01-17 John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1862-09-01 Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2]
  • 1862-09-13 Dirk Bos, Dutch Liberal 2nd Member of Parliament, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1916)
  • 1862-11-01 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1941)
  • 1862-11-20 Willem Vliegen, Dutch journalist and chairman (SDAP), born in Gulpen, Netherlands (d. 1947)
  • 1862-12-14 John M. Acket, Dutch literary (Grammatic Conceptions) (d. 1933)
  • 1863-01-14 Pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator, born in Valkenburg, Netherlands (d. 1930)
  • 1863-03-11 Wobbe de Vries, Dutch linguist
  • 1863-03-23 Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh
  • 1863-04-22 C. A. J. van Dishoeck, Dutch publisher, born in Zierikzee, Netherlands (d. 1931)
  • 1863-05-05 Frederik August Stoett, Dutch linguist (Dutch Proverbs), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1936)
  • 1863-06-04 Edmond Robert Hubert Regout, Dutch industrialist and politician, born in Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands (d. 1913)
  • 1863-06-10 Louis Couperus, Dutch poet and writer (Eline Vere), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1923)
  • 1864-02-19 Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture (Work Law of 1911)
  • 1864-04-01 Marie Jungius, Dutch fairy tale writer
  • 1864-04-24 George August Alexander Alting von Geusau, Dutch Minister of War (1918-20), born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1937)
  • 1864-04-30 Frans Netscher, Dutch writer and journalist (Studies of nude model), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1923)
  • 1864-05-18 Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter, etcher, lithographer and art historian
  • 1864-05-29 A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer
  • 1864-06-20 Pier Pander, Dutch sculptor, born in Drachten, Friesland (d. 1919)
  • 1864-08-08 Henri de Vries [Hendricus Van Walterop], Dutch actor (Cleopatra, White Cargo), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1949)
  • 1864-09-27 Alexander Cohen, Dutch anarchist and author, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1961)
  • 1864-11-20 Gerard Wilhelm Kernkamp, Dutch historian and editor (Groene Amsterdammer), born in Hoorn, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • 1864-11-26 Herman Gorter, Dutch socialist and poet (May, Tiny Hero's Poem), born in Wormerveer, Netherlands (d. 1927)
  • 1864-12-03 Herman Heijermans, Dutch writer (Kamertjeszonde, Diamond City), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1924)
  • 1865-01-30 Samuel Pierre l'Honoré Naber, Dutch rear-admiral and librarian, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1936)
  • 1865-02-19 Adrian van Oordt, Dutch writer (neo-romantic)
  • 1865-03-01 Gerard Vissering, Dutch banker/president (Bank of Java)
  • 1865-03-10 Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/writer/sport-organizer
  • 1865-05-15 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion)
  • 1865-05-25 Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist (Zeeman effect, Nobel Prize 1902), born in Zonnemaire, Schouwen-Duiveland (d. 1943)
  • 1865-05-28 Gerrit Grijns, Dutch researcher and co-discoverer of vitamin B1 (thiamine), born in Leerdam, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • 1865-06-11 J. H. Leopold, Dutch poet (translated Omar Khayyam), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1925)
  • 1865-06-15 L H Perquin, Dutch religious radio speaker
  • 1865-07-10 Johannes "Pa" van der Steur, Dutch missionary and philanthropist (Steurtjes), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • 1865-07-23 Friedrich Aereboe, German landlord and agricultural economist, born in Horn, Hamburg (d. 1942)
  • 1865-07-25 Jac[obus] P. Thijsse, Dutch biologist and educator (Contact with Plants), born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • 1865-10-03 Johan Eilerts de Haan, Dutch sea officer (Lucie R, Suriname), born in Noordwolde, Friesland, Netherlands (d. 1910)
  • 1865-10-18 Arie de Jong, Dutch linguist (d. 1957)
  • 1866-03-18 John Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs (1913-18)
  • 1866-04-19 Henri Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell), born in Amsterdam (d. 1939)
  • 1866-06-20 Ivans [Jacob van Schevichaven], Dutch lawyer and detective writer, born in Sneek, Netherlands (d. 1935)
  • 1866-11-28 Johan Bakker Sr, Dutch actor and husband of Truus Soete, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1928)
  • 1867-01-09 Jacques Urlus, Dutch tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth)
  • 1867-01-21 Willem Royaards, Dutch theater director (Summer Games), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1929)
  • 1867-02-05 Casper Andries Lingbeek, Dutch politician and preacher
  • 1867-04-11 John Paulus Lotsy, Dutch botanist and geneticist (Resumptio Genetics), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1931)
  • 1867-04-23 Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher and writer (For the Young Ones), born in Amsterdam (d. 1924)
  • 1867-05-17 Gerrit Mannoury, Dutch mathematician and philosopher, born in Wormerveer, Netherlands (d. 1956)
  • 1867-12-18 Antoon van Welie, Dutch painter
  • 1868-01-14 Catharina Anna Maria de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief), born in Assen, Netherlands (d. 1930)
  • 1868-01-27 Cato Engelen-Sewing, Dutch soprano prima donna (Dutch Opera), born in Amsterdam (d. 1961)
  • 1868-02-12 Jan Schaper, Dutch publicist and politician (SDAP)
  • 1868-02-14 Henricus Andreas Poels, Dutch Roman Catholic theologist and social foreman, born in Venray, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • 1868-02-25 Anthony J Block, Dutch lawyer (strafproces)
  • 1868-03-22 Henry W Methorst, lawyer/director (Dutch Cent Bureau of Statistics)
  • 1868-04-02 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1914)
  • 1868-04-17 Karel Rudolph Gallas, Dutch lexicographer (French Dictionary), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)
  • 1868-04-18 Didericus van Epen, Dutch genealogist (Dutch Patriarch), born in Amsterdam (d. 1930)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,380


MurderMad Dog Coll

1932-02-08 [Vincent] Mad Dog Coll, Irish-American mob hitman, murdered at 23 by the Dutch Schultz gang

Mob Hitman Mad Dog Coll
Mob Hitman
Mad Dog Coll
  • 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 trade union leader, dies at 71
  • 1932-11-16 Carry van Bruggen, [de Haan], Dutch author (Eva), dies at 51
  • 1933-01-04 Lucas Lindeboom, Dutch evangelist (Vredebond), dies at 87
  • 1933-02-17 Henri Viotta, Dutch conductor and composer (Handbook of Music), dies at 84
  • 1933-03-29 Alexander Schmuller, Russian-Dutch violinist and conductor, dies at 52
  • 1934-01-10 Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist, beheaded in Berlin at 24
  • 1934-03-19 Anthony J Block, lawyer (Dutch strafproces), dies at 66
  • 1934-03-20 Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen consort of William and Regent of the Netherlands, dies at 76
  • 1934-07-03 Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies
  • 1934-08-31 Jan Schaper, Dutch publicist and politician (SDAP), dies
  • 1934-11-20 Willem de Sitter, Dutch scientist and cosmologist (developed theoretical models of the universe based on Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity), dies at 62
  • 1935-02-23 Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Hotel Gooiland), dies at 44
  • 1935-07-05 Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58
  • 1935-07-15 Pieter WA Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18), dies at 89
  • 1935-10-23 Dutch Schultz [Arthur Flegenheimer], American gangster, murdered at 33
  • 1936-04-17 Charles J M Ruys de Beerenbrouck, Dutch PM (1918-23, 29-33), dies
  • 1936-04-27 Frederik August Stoett, Dutch linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72
  • 1936-10-05 Jan J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship doc/writer (Seaman's Grave), dies at 38
  • 1937-02-08 Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian, dies at 75
  • 1937-03-08 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion), dies at 71
  • 1937-10-09 George August Alexander Alting von Geusau, Dutch Minister of war (1918-20), dies at 73
  • 1937-12-17 Gerard Vissering, banker/president of Dutch Bank, dies at 72
  • 1938-03-31 Willem Kloos, Dutch poet and critic (New Guide), dies at 78
  • 1938-08-04 L H Perquin, Dutch radio announcer, dies at 73
  • 1938-12-04 Dina Appeldoorn, Dutch pianist and composer, dies at 54
  • 1938-12-31 Richard Nicolaas Roland Holst, Dutch artist and painter, dies at 70
  • 1939-02-04 Henri Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell), dies at 72
  • 1939-02-15 Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, dies at 47
  • 1939-09-05 Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor and director (Ghost Hotel, Two Boys), dies at 67
  • 1939-10-25 Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73
  • 1939-11-09 Dirk Klop, Dutch intelligence lt, shot by German Abwehr
  • 1939-12-23 Anthony H G Fokker, Dutch airplane builder (Spider), dies at 49
  • 1940-02-28 Johan Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer), dies at 81
  • 1940-03-10 Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Blokkade, Ghetto, Merchant of Venice), dies at 68
  • 1940-05-10 Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56
  • 1940-05-14 Menno ter Braak, Dutch writer (Forum, New Elite), suicide at 38
  • 1940-05-15 Willem Adriaan Bonger, Dutch criminologist (Race & Crime), suicide at 63
  • 1940-05-30 Y de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands, dies at 104
  • 1940-06-21 Hendrik Marsman, Dutch poet/writer/critic, drowns at 40
  • 1940-07-20 Y G Van de Peat, Dutch director of employment, commits suicide
  • 1940-09-15 Dick Ket, Dutch painter and cartoonist, dies at 37
  • 1940-10-18 Suze Groeneweg, 1st woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber (1918-37), dies at 65
  • 1941-01-09 Ko Boezeman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies
  • 1941-03-06 Leen Schijvenschuurder, Dutch February strike leader, executed
  • 1941-03-13 A Coenradi, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1941-03-13 Bernard Ijzerdraat, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1941-03-13 E Hellendoorn, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1941-03-13 J Eyl, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1941-04-20 Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer, dies in Buchenwald at 49
  • 1941-05-24 Lancelot Holland, British vice-admiral (WW II-Hood), dies in battle
  • 1941-06-16 Lodo of Hamel, 1st Dutch secret affiliate, dies
  • 1941-06-17 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78
  • 1941-06-20 [Stephanie] Hélène Swarth, Dutch poet ("Lonely flowers"), dies at 81
  • 1941-10-13 GJ Berenschot, general/supreme commander Dutch East Indies army, dies
  • 1941-12-09 Leonard "Leo" Polak, Dutch philosopher, dies in Sachsenhausen at 61
  • 1942-01-26 Gerard Philips, Dutch industrialist and manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83
  • 1942-02-06 Wobbe de Vries, Dutch linguist, dies at 78
  • 1942-02-27 Karel Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52
  • 1942-03-28 Herman Adriaan van Karnebeek, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1918-27), dies at 67
  • 1942-04-12 Johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80
  • 1942-04-13 Henk Sneevliet, Dutch Communist, executed at 58
  • 1942-06-30 Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New Guinea, executed at 62
  • 1942-07-11 Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau
  • 1942-07-26 Titus Brandsma, [Anno Sjoerd], Dutch Roman Catholic priest and philosopher (Dachau), dies
  • 1942-08-02 Friedrich Aereboe, German landlord and agricultural economist, dies at 77
  • 1942-10-16 12, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed
  • 1942-12-14 Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61
  • 1943-01-12 Jan Campert, Dutch resistance fighter and poet (18 Dead), dies at 40
  • 1943-02-05 Wim Gertenbach, Dutch resistance fighter (Slogan), shot by Nazis
  • 1943-02-06 HA Seyffardt, Dutch lt-gen/NSB "minister", dies at 71
  • 1943-02-18 Henri Polak, Dutch union leader/politician (soc-dem), dies at 74
  • 1943-03-04 Pieter C Boutens, Dutch poet (Beatrijs), dies at 73
  • 1943-04-30 Etty Hillesum, Dutch diarist, dies in Auschwitz
  • 1943-04-30 Leo Smit, Dutch composer, dies in Sobibór extermination camp at 42
  • 1943-06-26 Fritz Schmidt, German Commissioner-General for Political Affairs and Propaganda (Netherlands, 1940-43), commits suicide at 39
  • 1943-07-01 Auguste Reitsma, Dutch resistance fighter (census director), executed
  • 1943-07-01 C Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed
  • 1943-07-01 C L Barentsen, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed
  • 1943-07-01 Coos Hartogh, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed
  • 1943-07-01 Cor Roos, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed
  • 1943-07-01 Henri Halberstadt, Dutch resistance fighter (census dir), executed
  • 1943-07-01 Johan Brouwer, hispanist/writer/Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1943-07-01 Koen Limperg, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed
  • 1943-07-01 Sam Bloemgarten, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed
  • 1943-07-01 Willem Arondeus, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed
  • 1943-07-01 Willem Brouwer, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed
  • 1943-07-23 Emanuel Querido, Dutch author and publisher (N.V. Em. Querido Uitgeversmaatschappij), murdered in the Nazi extermination camp at Sobibor at 71
  • 1943-08-10 C Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
  • 1943-08-10 J Janzen, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
  • 1943-08-10 J Posthuma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
  • 1943-10-09 Jan Dieters, Dutch politician and resistance fighter who was the head of the Communist Party of the Netherlands, executed at 42
  • 1943-10-09 Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN), executed
  • 1943-10-09 Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist (Nobel Prize 1902 for Zeeman effect), dies at 78
  • 1943-11-05 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter and graphic artist, dies at 62
  • 1943-12-23 Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees de Jongen), dies at 64
  • 1944-01-04 Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder