Wilhelmus van Mierlo

3 April 1893–6 June 1953 (Age 60)
Vlijmen, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Wilhelmus

When Wilhelmus van Mierlo was born on 3 April 1893, in Vlijmen, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Gijsbertus van Mierlo, was 34 and his mother, Aldegonda de Vaan, was 40. He married Hubertha van der Lee on 1 May 1923, in Vlijmen, North Brabant, Netherlands. He died on 6 June 1953, in 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 60.

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Wilhelmus van Mierlo
Hubertha van der Lee
Marriage: 1 May 1923

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1 May 1923
Vlijmen, North Brabant, Netherlands

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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 6

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 11

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 21

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

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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