Jacob Robaard

4 September 1891–5 April 1916 (Age 24)
Zuidwolde [Veeningen]

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Robaard was born on 4 September 1891, his father, Jan Robaard, was 22 and his mother, Fijgje Brouwer, was 23. He died on 5 April 1916, at the age of 24, and was buried in De Wijk, Drenthe, Netherlands.

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Jan Robaard
Fijgje Brouwer
Jacob Robaard
Annigje Robaard
Arend Hendrik Robaard

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World Events (3)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 8

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 13

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 23

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

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