Dirk Van Slooten

6 January 1906–28 November 1980 (Age 74)
Bochum, Bochum, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Dirk

When Dirk Van Slooten was born on 6 January 1906, in Bochum, Bochum, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Jannes Van Slooten, was 44 and his mother, Johanna Van Bokhorst, was 43. He married Hildegard Leanore Kathe Brendel on 26 October 1938, in Netherlands. He died on 28 November 1980, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 74.

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Dirk Van Slooten
Hildegard Leanore Kathe Brendel
Marriage: 26 October 1938

Spouse and Children

26 October 1938

Parents and Siblings



    Hendrika Margrietha Van Slooten



    Hendrika Margaretha Van Slooten



    Johannes van Slooten


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World Events (8)

1913 · Rotterdam School of Commerce opens

Age 7

Founded in 1913 by some of Rotterdam's most prominent entrepreneurs, the Netherlands School of Commerce received almost unanimous support from the local business community. It would be rebranded in 1973 as Erasmus University.

Age 8

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1927 · Natural History Museum Rotterdam opens

Age 21

Opened in 1927, the first site of the museum was in the attic above an all-girls school. It quickly outgrew the space and was moved to a site across the street from another museum in Mathenesserlaan. The museum was forced to move again in 1959, and 1987. In 1993, the museum was given a new pavilion. It finally finds its permanent home in the early 2000s, where it is today.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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