Jan Van Gilse

1881–1944 (Age 63)
Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Jan

Jan Van Gilse was born on 11 May 1881, in Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands. He had at least 2 sons. He died on 8 September 1944, at the age of 63.

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World Events (3)

1890

Age 9

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 9

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 18

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.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

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