Hans Christian van Holtz

1891–1973 (Age 82)
Batavia, Dutch East Indies

The Life of Hans Christian

When Hans Christian van Holtz was born on 23 June 1891, in Batavia, Dutch East Indies, his father, Carl Georg von Holtz, was 37 and his mother, Leonie Eulalie Bénard, was 36. He married Ijoet about 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 12 October 1973, in Noordwijk, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christian van Holtz
Marriage: about 1920
George Christian van Holtz
Elisabeth Dorothea van Holtz

Spouse & Children

about 1920


Parents & Siblings



World Events (7)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 8

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 13

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 23

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Birth certificate of Hans Christian van Holtz
  • Death notice of Hans Christian van Holtz
  • Birth record of Hans Christian van Holtz (born Bénard)

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