Dutch History (Part 8)

Historical Events

Events 701 - 800 of 1,602

  • 1918-09-04 Jhr Ch Ruys de Beerenbrouck becomes 1st Dutch Catholic premier
  • 1918-09-09 Dutch government of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms
  • 1918-09-20 Royal Dutch Blast furnace & Steel factory opens in Hague
  • 1918-10-17 De Kooy airport in Netherlands opens

Historic Event

1918-11-10 German Emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherlands

  • 1918-11-11 Dutch SDAP leader Troelstra announces revolution
  • 1918-11-17 Social Democratic Party becomes Communistc Party Holland: CPH
  • 1918-12-21 Red Sox trade Dutch Leonard, Ernie Shore & Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Ray Caldwell & Slim Love, Frank Gilhooey, Al Walters & $15,000
  • 1919-01-13 Dutch Soccer team OSV forms
  • 1919-03-17 Dutch steel workers strike for 8 hr day & minimum wages
  • 1919-06-12 Dutch 2nd Chamber accord for equal Christian-public education
  • 1919-07-10 Dutch parliament approves women's right to vote
  • 1919-07-11 Dutch 2nd chamber approves 8-hour day and no Sunday work
  • 1919-09-16 Dutch Ruether beats Giants 4-3 to clinch Cincinnati 1st NL pennant
  • 1919-09-18 Dutch second chamber accepts female suffrage
  • 1919-11-05 Ir à Steringa Idzerda begins hosting "soirée-musical" on Dutch radio
  • 1919-11-06 1st Dutch radio program: Soirée Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"
  • 1920-01-20 Dutch 2nd Chamber passes school laws
  • 1920-01-23 Dutch refuse to turn over ex-Emperor William II of Germany to allies
  • 1920-02-19 Netherlands joins League of Nations
  • 1920-05-01 Roermond Football Club (1936 KNVB Cup) is established in Netherlands
  • 1920-05-17 1st flight by Dutch airlines KLM (Koninklijke-Luchtvaart-Maatschappij)
  • 1920-06-17 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law
  • 1920-09-28 Dirk Fock appointed as governor-general of Dutch East Indies
  • 1920-10-01 Dutch law provides for an 8 hour working day
  • 1920-10-12 Construction begins on Holland Tunnel connecting NJ & NYC
  • 1920-12-29 The Netherlands and Venezuela recover diplomatic relations
  • 1921-11-29 Coldest day in November in Netherlands -14.0°C
  • 1922-04-18 Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0
  • 1922-05-07 Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2
  • 1922-05-18 Dutch 2nd Chamber agrees to 48 hour work week (was 45 hrs)
  • 1922-05-24 Record temperature in Netherlands for May (35.6°C)
  • 1922-07-05 1st general election in Netherlands
  • 1922-07-05 Women 1st vote in Dutch elections, Christian parties win
  • 1922-07-06 Dutch auto/airplane manufacturer Trompenburg declares bankruptcy
  • 1922-09-18 2nd government of Ruys de Beerenbrouck installed in Netherlands

Historic Event

1922-09-19 Queen Wilhelmina assumes Dutch throne with 119 word speech

  • 1922-10-27 Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws
  • 1922-11-01 Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam
  • 1922-11-05 Demonstration for a Dutch University in Ghent
  • 1922-12-22 Belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent
  • 1922-12-29 Dutch Constitution proclaimed
  • 1922-12-29 Revised Netherlands Law proclaims suffrage
  • 1923-01-11 1st Dutch Dada-evening (Theo Van Doesburg & Kurt Schwitters)
  • 1923-01-18 1st radio telegraph message from Netherlands to Dutch East Indies
  • 1923-01-28 Demonstration against a Dutch University in Ghent
  • 1923-02-28 Swedish King Gustaaf V begins state visit to Netherlands
  • 1923-03-20 Belgian Senate rejects Dutch University in Ghent
  • 1923-05-15 Cooperation of Dutch Molen forms
  • 1923-06-28 Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry of the Netherlands state visit to London
  • 1923-08-11 Dutch Premier de Geer resigns
  • 1923-08-12 Dutch AR-leader Coair replaces De Geer as minister of finances
  • 1923-09-06 Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands celebrates her silver jubilee
  • 1923-10-26 Dutch Government of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck resigns
  • 1923-10-26 Dutch second Chamber rejects Fleet laws (50-49 vote)
  • 1923-10-29 Textile strike against lower wages begins in Enschede, Netherlands
  • 1923-11-10 German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany
  • 1923-11-30 Dutch Catholic minority government of Wilhelm Marx forms
  • 1924-01-15 3rd Dutch government Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms
  • 1924-01-22 Dutch Blast Furnace & Steel Factory opens
  • 1924-02-01 Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens
  • 1924-03-17 Netherlands & USSR begin talks over USSR recognition
  • 1924-04-16 Child labor laws strengthened in Holland
  • 1924-04-27 Antwerp soccer tie Belgium-Netherlands 1-1
  • 1924-05-02 Netherlands refuses to recognize USSR
  • 1924-06-21 NCRV, Dutch Christian Radio Society, forms
  • 1924-08-16 Dutch-Turkish peace treaty signed
  • 1924-10-21 KLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies
  • 1924-11-15 Dutch Christian Radio Society (NCRV) forms
  • 1924-11-24 1st Dutch airliner, Fokker F.VII lands in Batavia (Java) after flying from Amsterdam
  • 1924-11-28 Pieter Jelle Troelstra leaves Dutch 2nd Chamber
  • 1924-12-09 Netherlands & Hungary trade treaty signed
  • 1924-12-24 1st radio transmission of NCRV in Netherlands
  • 1925-03-02 Dutch Socialists demand drastic disarmament
  • 1925-04-03 Netherlands & Belgium sign accord of Westerschelde
  • 1925-04-23 Pastor LH Perquin forms Union of Catholic Dutch Radio (KRO)
  • 1925-04-28 Netherlands & Great Britain return to gold standard
  • 1925-05-11 Communist Party of Holland splits
  • 1925-08-04 1st Dutch government of Prime Minister Hendrikus Colijn forms
  • 1925-11-11 Night of Kersten - Prime Minister Hendrikus Colijn's Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement
  • 1925-11-24 1st radio-broadcast of Dutch KRO (Catholic Radio Broadcast)
  • 1925-11-26 Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement
  • 1926-01-06 Kees Boeke opens 1st comprehensive school in Holland
  • 1926-03-04 De Geer government in Netherlands takes office
  • 1926-03-17 Dutch Calvinists oust Rev J G Geelkerken over Genesis 3
  • 1926-03-24 The Beehive in the Hague opens 1st escalator in Netherlands
  • 1926-03-26 ACD de Graeff appointed governor general of Dutch East Indies
  • 1926-04-12 Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms
  • 1926-05-22 Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop
  • 1926-09-09 Train disaster at Wassenaar, Netherlands, 4 die
  • 1926-10-09 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens Royal Colonial Institution
  • 1927-03-24 Dutch 1st Chamber condemns Belgian and Netherlands Wielingen Treaty
  • 1927-04-30 Princess Juliana gets seat in Dutch Council of State

Historic Event

1927-07-04 Sukarno and friends form the pro-Indonesian independence party, the PNI (Perserikatan Nasional Indonesia) in Batavia, Dutch East Indies

  • 1927-11-13 New York - New Jersey Holland Tunnel, 1st twin-tube underwater auto tunnel, opens
  • 1928-01-30 1st radio telephone connection between Netherlands & US
  • 1929-01-08 1st telephone connection between Netherlands & West-Indies
  • 1929-02-12 Karst Leemburg wins Dutch 11 cities skate (11:30)
  • 1929-04-01 Doorne's trailer factory in Eindhoven Netherlands opens
  • 1929-06-09 Venezuelan rebel Urbina lets Dutch/Curacaose hostages free

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 2,473

  • 1868-12-28 Marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers)
  • 1869-02-01 Johannes "Frits" Bakker Sr., Dutch actor (Holland Tooneelgezelschap), (d. 1943)
  • 1869-02-11 Helene Kroller-Muller, Dutch museum founder (d. 1939)
  • 1869-02-12 Hendrik P. Marchant, Dutch minister of Education/Arts (VVD)
  • 1869-03-07 Ernst Cohen, Dutch chemist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • 1869-04-06 Louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter
  • 1869-04-17 Johannes Marinus Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1939)
  • 1869-06-22 Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch army officer and Anti-Revolution Party (ARP) politician (Prime Minister, 1925-26 & 1933-39), born in Haarlemmermeer, North Holland, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • 1869-09-07 Margo Scharten-Antink, Dutch author (Catherina, Sprotje), born in Zutphen, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • 1869-10-23 Jacobus H "Koos" Speenhoff, Dutch cabaret singer, born in Kralingen, Holland (d. 1945)
  • 1869-12-24 Henriette Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Women in Forest), born in Noordwijk, Netherlands (d. 1952)
  • 1870-02-20 Pieter Cornelis Boutens, Holland, mystic poet/scholar (Verzen)
  • 1870-07-04 Pieter van der Lijn, Dutch geologist (Dutch boulders), born in Graft, Netherlands (d. 1964)
  • 1870-07-08 Marie van Zeggelen, Dutch author (Koloniaaltje)
  • 1870-07-25 Jan Derk Domela Nieuwenhuis Nyegaard, Dutch vicar (Young Flanders), born in Amsterdam (d. 1955)
  • 1870-10-01 Pieter van Essen, Dutch artillery officer and inventor (grape-shot shells)
  • 1870-12-14 Dirk Jan de Geer, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1926-29, 39-40), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1960)
  • 1870-12-20 Pieter Cornelis Boutens, Dutch poet, classicist, and mystic (Voices, Carmina), born in Middelburg, Netherlands
  • 1871-03-15 Betsy van den Arend, Dutch actress (Miss Hobbs), (d. 1950)
  • 1871-03-27 Piet Aalberse, Dutch minister of Labor (1918-25), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • 1871-03-28 Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (Concertgebouw Orchestra, NY Philharmonic 1922-30), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1951)
  • 1871-07-08 Kornelis ter Laan, 1st Dutch socialist mayor (Zaandam)
  • 1871-09-21 Ernst Heldring, Dutch ship owner and financier, born in Amsterdam (d. 1954)
  • 1871-09-30 Jan Fabricius, Dutch-English playwright (Dolle Hans), born in Assen, Netherlands (d. 1964)
  • 1871-10-18 Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Blokkade, Ghetto), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1940)
  • 1871-12-13 Herman Theodoor Colenbrander, Dutch historian, born in Drachten, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • 1871-12-24 Henri Stroethoff, Dutch actor (A Chique Little Boy, Bright Paradise), (d. 1932)
  • 1872-01-21 Jonkhr Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister
  • 1872-02-10 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP)

Piet Mondrian

1872-03-07 Piet Mondrian, Dutch abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1944)

  • 1872-04-04 Pauline de Haan-Manifarges, Dutch singer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1872-05-02 G. G. van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC newspaper), born in Brielle, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • 1872-05-06 Willem de Sitter, Dutch scientist and cosmologist (developed theoretical models of the universe based on Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity), born in Sneek, Netherlands (d. 1934)
  • 1872-09-16 Henriette deVreker-Verschuur, Dutch-Flemish actress (Roze Kate), born in Amsterdam (d. 1965)
  • 1872-10-01 Israël Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee), born in Amsterdam (d. 1932)
  • 1872-12-07 Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • 1873-01-02 Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist (Communist Tactics)
  • 1873-02-02 Johan P earl van Limburg Stirum, Dutch diplomat
  • 1873-02-22 Muhammad Iqbal, Dutch East Indies lawyer/poet/philosopher
  • 1873-02-26 Ewoud van Everdingen, Dutch meteorologist
  • 1873-05-21 Everard Verachtert, Flemish translator (I speak beschaafd Dutch)

Jaap Eden

1873-10-19 Jaap Eden, Dutch athlete (World Cycling C'ship gold 10k 1894, sprint 1895; World Speed Skating C'ship gold allround 1893, 95, 96), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1925)

  • 1873-12-26 Hubert Cuypers, Dutch organist, composer, and choir conductor (Minstrels), born in Baexem, Netherlands (d. 1960)
  • 1874-02-13 Hendrik Spiekman, Dutch journalist and politician (social-democratic)
  • 1874-03-05 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch writer (The World a Dancing Party)
  • 1874-04-24 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and cartoonist (d. 1940)
  • 1874-05-20 Folkert E Posthuma, Dutch minister of Agriculture/Industry
  • 1874-08-21 Herman Adriaan van Karnebeek, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1918-27), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • 1874-09-04 Johanna M. "Lena" Bakker, Dutch actress and wife of Bruno Gerlach, born (d. 1964)
  • 1874-11-16 Johanna Albregt, Dutch actress (Dumb August) and wife of Henri Dons, born (d. 1946)
  • 1875-01-22 Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)
  • 1875-03-04 Suze Groeneweg, 1st Dutch female parliament member (SDAP, 1918-37)
  • 1875-03-13 Lizzy Ansingh, Dutch painter (Caught Sultane), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1959)
  • 1875-03-29 Paul Rubens, English musical comedy composer (Miss Hook of Holland), born in London (d. 1917)
  • 1875-04-15 Klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch playwright and novelist (Poverty), born in Amsterdam (d. 1966)
  • 1875-10-31 Seerp Anema, Dutch poet and writer (Dutch Coasts) (d. 1961)
  • 1876-01-10 Jan Eisenloeffel, Dutch goldsmith, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • 1876-03-11 David Wijnkoop, Dutch revolutionary socialist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1941)
  • 1876-04-19 Hendrik Vladimir Albrecht Ernst, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prince consort of the Netherlands (1901-34), born in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany (d. 1934)
  • 1876-05-29 Jan Ingenhoven, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Breda (d. 1951)

Mata Hari

1876-08-07 Mata Hari [Margaretha Geertruida Zelle], Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German WWI spy, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1917)

  • 1876-08-17 Henri Winkelman, Dutch general, Commander-in-Chief of Dutch Armed Forces during WWII, born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1952)
  • 1876-09-06 Willem Adriaan Bonger, Dutch criminologist (Race & Crime), born in Amsterdam (d. 1940)
  • 1876-10-31 Eduard van Oort, Dutch ornithologist (Ornithology of Netherlands), born in Barneveld, Netherlands (d. 1933)
  • 1876-11-19 Tatyana Afanasyeva, Russian-Dutch mathematician and physicist (fields of statistical mechanics and statistical thermodynamics), born in Kyiv, Ukraine (d. 1964)
  • 1876-11-26 Bart van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1958)
  • 1876-12-20 J. Van Oudshoorn [Jan Koos Feylbrief], Dutch writer (Maze of Senses), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • 1877-01-07 Johannes F. Buziau, Dutch cabaret performer (1 great dog)
  • 1877-02-18 Betsy Ranucci-Beckmann [Theodora Elisabeth Beckmann], Dutch author and actress (De huzaren, Dood Water), born in Bergen op Zoom, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 1877-02-19 Else Berg, German born Dutch painter (Bergense School), born in Ratibor, German Empire (d. 1942)
  • 1877-02-22 Yme C Schuitmaker, Dutch potato salesman/dramatist
  • 1877-02-26 Carel Steven Adama van Scheltema, Dutch socialist poet, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1924)
  • 1877-03-04 Daniel van Beuningen, Dutch art collector
  • 1877-03-17 Albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (People/Nutcracker)
  • 1877-04-14 Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament scholar, born in Schiedam, Netherlands (d. 1935)
  • 1877-06-05 Johan W. Albarda, 1st Dutch socialist minister (1939-45)
  • 1877-08-01 Jan van den Tempel, Dutch politician (SDAP), born in Willemstad, North Brabant (d. 1955)
  • 1877-09-05 Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter and etcher, born in Schaarbeek, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1920)
  • 1877-09-16 Willem Huibert Rassers, Dutch cultural anthropologist (Pandji), born in Roosendaal, Netherlands (d. 1973)
  • 1877-10-24 Rika Hopper, Dutch actress (Cesare, The Tars, Anastasia), born in Assen, Drenthe, Netherlands (d. 1964)
  • 1878-01-31 Willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
  • 1878-03-02 Wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz
  • 1878-03-14 Carel T. Scharten, Dutch poet and writer (Forces of the Future), born in Middelburg, Netherlands (d. 1950)
  • 1878-03-24 Top Naeff [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N-Naeff], Dutch writer
  • 1878-03-25 Theodore Samuel Holland, British composer and pedagogue, born in Wimbledon (d. 1947)
  • 1878-05-11 Jan Machiel Reyskens, oldest male resident of the Netherlands, (d. 1990 aged 111)
  • 1878-05-21 Louis de Visser, Dutch politician (CPN)
  • 1878-06-27 Jean François van Royen, Dutch bibliophile, secretary-general of PTT, born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • 1878-08-13 Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, Dutch zionist and socialist theorist, born in Sneek, Netherlands (d. 1960)
  • 1878-10-25 Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch writer and publisher, born in Amsterdam (d. 1949)
  • 1878-11-13 John C Kielstra, Dutch economist and governor of Suriname (1933-44)
  • 1879-01-02 Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)
  • 1879-01-02 Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)
  • 1879-03-15 Gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)
  • 1879-03-30 Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (World Alllround Speed Skating champion 1905), born in Edam. Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1879-04-11 Leendert Round, Dutch sculptor (entrance Rotterdam Zoo)
  • 1879-06-03 Pieter J. A. Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer (d. 1974)
  • 1879-06-07 Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer, born in Madioen, Java (d. 1963)
  • 1879-06-09 Oskar Back, Hungarian-Dutch violist and pedagogue, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1963)
  • 1879-06-13 Johannes Geelkerken, Dutch theologian and vicar, born in Alkmaar, Netherlands (d. 1960)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 701 - 800 of 1,366

  • 1944-07-21 Gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau
  • 1944-07-24 Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49
  • 1944-09-04 Izaak van der Horst, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at Herzogenbusch concentration camp at 35
  • 1944-09-08 Jan van Gilse, Dutch composer and resistance fighter, dies at 63
  • 1944-09-10 Jaap P. Musch, Dutch resistance fighter, murdered by Nazis
  • 1944-09-18 Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch army officer and Anti-Revolution Party (ARP) politician (Prime Minister, 1925-26 & 1933-39), dies at 75
  • 1944-11-28 Bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn
  • 1944-11-28 Joop Brouwer de Koning, youngest Dutch radio operator, executed at 25
  • 1944-12-02 JW Ummels, Dutch resistance fighter (House of Saxon-Nazi), dies
  • 1945-01-08 Jac[obus] P. Thijsse, Dutch biologist and educator (Omgang met planten), dies at 79
  • 1945-02-01 Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens), dies at 72
  • 1945-02-06 Jan Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1945-02-06 Paul Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1945-02-11 J S H Lokerman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Neugengamme
  • 1945-02-12 Walraven [Wally] van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis, executed at 39
  • 1945-02-19 Wim Speelman, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at 26

Anne Frank

1945-02-21 Anne Frank, Dutch Diarist and Jewish victim of the Nazi Holocaust (Diary of Anne Frank), dies of typhus in the Belsen concentration camp at 15 [estimate - exact date undocumented] [1]

  • 1945-02-27 HJ Lochtman, Dutch chaplain/resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen
  • 1945-03-03 Jacobus H "Koos" Speenhoff, Dutch cabaret singer, killed in the RAF's bombing of the Bezuidenhout at 75
  • 1945-03-06 Jan Thijssen, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at Savage Farm
  • 1945-03-08 H J Jamin, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Buchenwald
  • 1945-03-15 Herman Bernard Wiardi Beckman, Dutch resistance fighter and politician (SDAP), dies at 41
  • 1945-03-21 J Woortman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen at 39
  • 1945-03-22 J Postuma, Dutch resistance fighter, dies
  • 1945-03-24 Thomas Rennie, Gen-Maj (Dutch command 51st Highland Division), dies
  • 1945-09-01 Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Heimwee, Head On), dies at 57
  • 1945-12-13 Robert van Genechten, Dutch Nazi (NSB), commits suicide
  • 1945-12-14 Henry van Goudoever, Dutch lawyer & judge, dies on his 69th birthday
  • 1946-01-26 Adriaan van Maanen, Dutch-American astronomer (b. 1884)
  • 1946-03-13 Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Rembrandt), dies at 90
  • 1946-03-16 Marius HLW "Max" Blokzijl, Dutch Nazi propagandist, executed at 61
  • 1946-06-28 Eduard Veterman, Dutch painter/playwright, dies in an auto accident
  • 1946-09-11 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch writer (Holland Drama), dies at 72)
  • 1946-12-31 Frederik "Frits" Tartaud, Dutch actor and husband of Dutch actress Alida Klein, dies at 89
  • 1947-02-05 Ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed
  • 1947-03-19 Willem Pijper, Dutch composer and music critic, dies at 52
  • 1947-10-29 Theodore Holland, British composer, dies at 69
  • 1947-12-30 Han [Henricus Antonius] van Meegeren, Dutch painter and art forger (Vermeer), dies at 58
  • 1948-01-14 Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42
  • 1948-07-03 Adrien H. Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90
  • 1948-07-05 Piet Aalberse, Dutch minister of Labor (1918-25), dies at 77
  • 1948-08-17 Nico J. Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60
  • 1948-09-07 Henricus Andreas Poels, Dutch Roman Catholic theologist and social foreman, dies at 80
  • 1949-03-12 Maria "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress abd wife of Piet Vink Sr, dies at 95
  • 1950-01-26 Betsy van den Arend, Dutch actress (Miss Hobbs), dies at 78
  • 1950-10-31 Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet and writer (Lost Paradise), dies at 72
  • 1950-11-18 Gerardus van de Lion, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 60
  • 1951-02-21 Anton Roemer, Dutch actor (Potasch & Perlemoer, Boefje), dies at 63
  • 1951-03-22 Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (Concertgebouw Orchestra, NY Philharmonic 1922-30), dies at 79
  • 1951-05-20 Jan Ingenhoven, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 74
  • 1951-11-18 Johan van Maarseveen, Dutch Minister of Justice and Internal minister, dies at 57
  • 1951-12-31 Philipp Abraham Kohnstamm, Dutch philosopher and physicist, dies at 76
  • 1952-01-26 Louis van Deyssel, Dutch writer (Diary of Franc Rozelaar), dies at 87
  • 1952-03-23 Klaas Schilder, Dutch vicar/theologist/antifascist, dies at 61
  • 1952-07-02 Henriëtte Bosmans, Dutch cellist, pianist and composer, dies at 56
  • 1952-12-24 Henry A "Hans" Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist, dies at 58
  • 1952-12-27 Henri G Winkelman, Dutch supreme commander army/navy 1940, dies at 76
  • 1953-01-11 Ernst Herman van Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53
  • 1953-01-26 Martinus Nijhoff, Dutch poet and linguistic (spelling), dies at 58
  • 1953-01-30 Louis H N Bosch van Rosenthal, Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 68
  • 1953-02-04 Alexander Loudon, Dutch diplomat (League of Nations), dies at 60
  • 1953-02-26 Elisabeth Kuyper, Dutch pianist, conductor, composer, educator, and women's rights activist dies at 75
  • 1953-04-22 Top Naeff [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N], Dutch writer, dies at 75
  • 1953-12-31 Albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer and founder (KLM), dies at 64
  • 1954-01-11 Emmy Arbous, Dutch actress/cabaret performer (Boefje), dies at 56
  • 1954-03-06 Jan Kalf, Dutch art historian and literary scholar (Monument Conservation), dies at 80
  • 1954-04-12 Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/sports-organizer, dies at 89
  • 1954-04-29 Ernst Heldring, Dutch ship owner and financier, dies at 82
  • 1954-06-25 Eduard M. Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Civil Code), dies at 74
  • 1954-07-29 Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (World Alllround Speed Skating champion 1905), dies at 75
  • 1955-01-04 Jan Derk Domela Nieuwenhuis Nyegaard, Dutch vicar (Young Flanders), dies at 84
  • 1955-01-17 Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch minister (1908-13), dies at 94
  • 1955-01-21 Maarten Pleun Vrij, Dutch lawyer and criminologist, dies at 59
  • 1955-07-10 Henry W Methorst, Dutch director (Central Bureau of Statistic), dies
  • 1955-07-19 Koos [Jacobus Jan] Vorrink, Dutch politician and socialist (SDAP/AJC/PvdA), dies at 64
  • 1955-11-06 Charley Toorop [Annie CP Fernhout-Toorop], Dutch painter, dies at 64
  • 1955-11-11 John Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1913-18), dies at 87
  • 1956-01-10 Henk Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84
  • 1956-01-12 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70
  • 1956-01-22 P A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies
  • 1956-02-04 Leendert Antonie Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA), dies at 56
  • 1956-03-03 Willem Hendrik Keesom, Dutch physicist (Helium I/II), dies at 79
  • 1956-05-12 Hendrik P. Marchant, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 87
  • 1956-07-08 Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, Dutch politician, minister of Justice (1954 Nobel Peace Prize as High Commissioner for Refugees of the UN), dies at 56
  • 1956-09-08 Gerrit Bolkestein, Dutch minister of Education (1939-45), dies at 84
  • 1956-12-28 Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic chairman (1st Chamber), dies at 76
  • 1957-04-19 Johan W Albarda, 1st Dutch SDAP minister (1939-45), dies at 79
  • 1957-05-08 Johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75
  • 1957-07-30 Sem Dresden, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 76
  • 1958-01-13 John Lindeboom, Dutch vicar/church historian, dies at 75
  • 1958-02-03 Johannes F Buziau, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 81
  • 1958-07-01 Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch writer (I Go Me Own Way), dies
  • 1958-07-18 John Gobau, Flemish actor (Electricity, Hostage Rights, The Cross-Patch), dies at 67
  • 1958-10-12 Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect and painter, dies at 59
  • 1958-11-13 Bart van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), dies at 81
  • 1959-01-22 A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73
  • 1959-04-13 Eduard van Beinum, Dutch musician & conductor, dies at 58
  • 1959-06-24 Lou Bandy [Lodewijk Ferdinand Dieben], Dutch revue-artist (Life Ain't Bad), commits suicide at 69
  • 1959-10-13 Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer and musicologist (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67
  • 1959-12-14 Lizzy Ansingh, Dutch painter (Cast Off), dies at 84