Franciscus Bernardus Tops

1908–1985 (Age 77)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Franciscus Bernardus

When Franciscus Bernardus Tops was born on 3 April 1908, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Petrus Joannes Tops, was 39 and his mother, Maria Gelens, was 39. He died on 26 August 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 77.

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Franciscus Bernardus Tops
Helena Visser

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  • Petrus Joannes Tops


  • Maria Gelens




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World Events (8)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 6

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.
1919 · Openbare Bibliotheek

Age 11

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.
1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 26

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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

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