Eden, Jaap

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Eden, Jaap Gender: F
Jacobus Johannes Eden
born on 19 October 1873 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Groningen, Netherlands, 53n1208, 6e3309
Timezone LMT m6e3309 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 26°05' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°24 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 00°30'

Jaap Eden


Dutch athlete, the only male athlete to win world championships in both speed skating and bicycle racing; two women have done so (Sheila Young and Christa Luding-Rothenburger).

He died on 2 February 1925, aged 51, in Haarlem, Netherlands.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate n° 1141 in the online Groningen archives: "des voormiddags te tien uur" (at ten o'clock in the forenoon) [1].


  • Vocation : Sports : Race Bikes (Bicycle racing)
  • Vocation : Sports : Skating (Speed skating)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (World champion)