Source:Schöffer, I. Biografisch Woordenboek Van Nederland

Source Biografisch woordenboek van Nederland
Author Schöffer, I.
Berkel, van, K.
Place Netherlands
Subject Biography
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Nijhoff
Date issued 1979 - 2008
Place issued 's-Gravenhage
Schöffer, I., and van, K. Berkel. Biografisch woordenboek van Nederland. ('s-Gravenhage: Nijhoff, 1979 - 2008).
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General Info

  • Dictionary of National Biography
  • Available online at Institute of Dutch History
  • The Biografisch Woordenboek van Nederland (BWN) is an academic reference work containing short biographical descriptions of individuals who played a significant role during the latter half of the nineteenth century and in the twentieth century either in the Netherlands or in Dutch overseas territories. These miniature biographies feature prominent figures from every social field and have been written by a large body of specialists. (from
  • Voorgeschreven citeertitel-voorbeeld/prescribed citation-example:
  • C. von Gleich, 'Bosmans, Henriëtte Hilda (1895-1952)', in: Biografisch Woordenboek van Nederland 3 (Den Haag 1989). URL: