Johannes Marinus Tops

1897–1974 (Age 76)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes Marinus

Johannes Marinus Tops was born on 11 September 1897, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. He married Johanna Hermnia Kassenaar on 20 February 1946, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. He died in March 1974, in his hometown, at the age of 76.

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Johannes Marinus Tops
1897–1974
Johanna Hermnia Kassenaar
1915–1977
Marriage: 20 February 1946

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1946
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

World Events (3)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 2

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.
1903 · Railroad strikes in the Netherlands (1903)

Age 6

A labor dispute broke out among Amsterdam workers regarding union rights. Union membership was obligatory with certain companies, but this was not the case for some other employers. The strikes began in January of 1903 and quickly spread across the country. Workers fought for the right to organize into unions and have the freedom to implement strikes.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 7

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.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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

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