Pieter Jacob Van Dijk

Male28 October 1905–26 May 1981

Brief Life History of Pieter Jacob

Pieter Jacob Van Dijk was born on 28 October 1905, in Ermelo, Gelderland, Netherlands. He married Margaretha Johanna Maarleveld on 2 December 1936, in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands. He died on 26 May 1981, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 75.

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Pieter Jacob Van Dijk
1905–1981
Margaretha Johanna Maarleveld
1906–1994
Marriage: 2 December 1936

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  • Marriage
    2 December 1936Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • World Events (3)

    1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

    Age 9

    During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

    1917

    Age 12

    WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

    1919 · Openbare Bibliotheek

    Age 14

    The Amsterdam Public Library (known as Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam) is an organization of various public libraries. The first of these opened on February 8, 1919. There had been protests beforehand, as the elites were concerned that incorrect ideas would corrupt the minds of the community. Regardless, the first public reading room opened in 1919 and libraries spread across the city in subsequent years.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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