Maarten (Mik) van Gilse

1916–1943 (Age 27)
Munich, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Maarten (Mik)

Maarten (Mik) van Gilse was born on 12 June 1916, in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as the son of Jan Van Gilse. He died on 1 October 1943, in Overveen, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 27.

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Jan Van Gilse
Jan Hendrik (Janrik) van Gilse
Maarten (Mik) van Gilse

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World Events (3)


Age 1

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

Age 2

Armistice ending World War I.

Age 2

Germany a republic is proclaimed. Following the flight of Emperor Wilhelm II from Germany, a republic was proclaimed (later known as the Weimar Republic).

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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