Meijers, Eduard

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Meijers, Eduard Gender: M
Eduard Maurits Meijers
born on 10 January 1880 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Den Helder, Netherlands, 52n58, 4e46
Timezone LMT m4e46 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Astrodienst
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 19°35' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 28°29 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 03°36'

Eduard Meijers (1917, in front of the Academy of Leiden)


Dutch jurist, the founding father of the Dutch civil code, the Nieuw Burgerlijk Wetboek.

He was the son of Isidor Meijers, a naval physician in Den Helder and GP in Amsterdam and Julie Wolff.

Summer 1897 Meijers graduated at the Gymnasium in Amsterdam and started in September 1897 his study Law at the UvA. On 3 April 1903 he presented his PhD thesis "Dogmatische rechtswetenschap" (dogmatic law) under promotor Johannes Fredericus Houwing (17 April 1857 12h00, Blokzijl - 10 March 1921, Doorn).


Eduard married on 12 August 1909 Tonij Gottschalk. The couple got four daughters.

Link to Wikipedia


  • business associate/partner relationship with Oort, Jan Hendrik (born 28 April 1900). Notes: Was shocked by Prof. Meijers dismissal, just because of being him Jewish. Meijers was still the father of the Dutch civil code (legal civilization).
  • has other family relationship with Samkalden, Ivo (born 10 August 1912). Notes: Father in law and teacher of Samkalden
  • (has as) student relationship with Cleveringa, Rudolph (born 2 April 1894). Notes: Defended him, risking his life


Source Notes

Svi retrieved BC from Municipal Archive of Den Helder: 10 January 1880 at 10:00.

Knaw biography. Meijers, Eduard Maurits (1880-1954)


  • Vocation : Law : Jurist
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (father of the Dutch civil code,)