Alexander de Groot

11 March 1892–18 August 1954 (Age 62)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander de Groot was born on 11 March 1892, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Hein de Groot, was 45 and his mother, Johanna Jacoba Kegge, was 42. He married Anna Maria Wilhelmina Van Gent on 7 June 1917. He died on 18 August 1954, in Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 62.

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Alexander de Groot
Anna Maria Wilhelmina Van Gent
Marriage: 7 June 1917

Spouse and Children

7 June 1917

Parents and Siblings

    Hein de Groot


    Johanna Jacoba Kegge




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World Events (8)

1898 · Witte Huis, Europe's first Skyscraper is built

Age 6

"Built in 1898, the """"White House"""" standing at 43 meters tall, was Europe's first skyscraper. Somehow it survived German bombings in May 14 1940. The White House was added to the UNESCO world heritage list."
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 7

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.
1913 · Rotterdam School of Commerce opens

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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