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Born on Sunday December 15, 1872
Died on Sunday December 15, 1872

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from December 15, 1872 at Delpher


Born on December 15

Died on December 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1872
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Pieter
  6. Willem
  7. Gerrit
  8. Jacob
  9. Petrus
  10. Jacobus
  11. Adrianus
  12. Dirk
  13. Arie
  14. Hendrikus
  15. Gerardus
  16. Wilhelmus
Names that were popular for girls in 1872
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Adriana
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Catharina
  8. Wilhelmina
  9. Hendrika
  10. Grietje
  11. Aaltje
  12. Trijntje
  13. Jacoba
  14. Neeltje
  15. Petronella
  16. Antje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1872
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from January 4, 1871 to July 6, 1872 the cabinet Thorbecke III, with Mr. J.R. Thorbecke (liberaal) as prime minister.
  • From July 6, 1872 till August 27, 1874 the Netherlands had a cabinet De Vries - Fransen van de Putte with the prime ministers Mr. G. de Vries Azn. (liberaal) and I.D. Fransen van de Putte (liberaal).
  • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
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Weather December 15, 1872

The temperature on December 15, 1872 was about 2.9 °C. There was 5 mm of rain. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the east-northeast. The atmospheric humidity was 98%.

Source: KNMI