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Van Breda murders

The Van Breda murders were the notorious and brutal killings of three family members and the serious injuring of another on January 27, 2015, at an exclusive golf estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa. After a year and a half of investigations by the South African police, the chief suspect and youngest son Henri van Breda handed himself over to police in June 2016 and was released on bail the next day. The case has polarized the country's media and gained significant attention since Henri's surrender.==Murders==On... read more

Herman Van Breda

Herman Leo Van Breda (born Leo Marie Karel; 28 February 1911, Lier, Belgium – 3 March 1974, Leuven) was a Franciscan, philosopher and founder of the Husserl Archives at the Higher Institute of Philosophy of the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium.On 19 August 1934, he was ordained as a priest and in 1936 he started studying philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven, where he obtained a PhD degree in 1941 with a dissertation on the phenomenology of Edmund Husserl. Later he became a professor... read more

Van Breda

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Scott van Breda

Scott Alexander van Breda is a South African rugby union player, currently playing in the Currie Cup with and in Super Rugby with the . He is a utility back, that can play as centre, full-back or winger.===Youth===He played for in the 2011 Under-21 Provincial Championship, scoring 108 points in eight appearances to finish as the top scorer in Group B of the competition to help his side reach the final of the competition where they lost 23–19 to in Wellington.He made just four appearances in... read more

Butch van Breda Kolff

Willem Hendrik "Butch" van Breda Kolff (October 28, 1922August 22, 2007) was an American basketball player and coach.===Early life and career===Born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, van Breda Kolff gained an affection for basketball while growing up in Montclair. He attended The Hill School in Pottstown, PA and then Princeton University, where he played basketball for Franklin "Cappy" Cappon, and New York University, where he also played college basketball.Signed by the New York Knicks in 1946, just after... read more

Jan van Breda Kolff

Jan van Breda Kolff (born December 16, 1951) is an American former college and professional basketball player and college basketball head coach. The son of coach Butch van Breda Kolff, he played from 1975 to 1983 for the Denver Nuggets, Kentucky Colonels, and Virginia Squires in the American Basketball Association, and the New York/New Jersey Nets in the National Basketball Association. From 1970 to 1974 he played for Vanderbilt University, and in 1974 he led the Commodores to a Southeastern Conference... read more

NAC Breda

NAC Breda (), simply often known as NAC, is a Dutch professional Dutchfootball club , based in Dutchfootball clubBreda , The Dutchfootball clubBredaNetherlands . NAC Breda play in the Rat Verlegh Stadium , named after their most important player, Antoon 'Rat' Verlegh . They play in the Dutch Antoon 'Rat' VerleghEerste Divisie and are known by the fierce and fanatic support of their fans. In their history, NAC won one national title in 1921 and won one Cup in 1973.NAC was founded on September... read more

Jan van Breda Kolff (footballer)

Jan Gualtherus van Breda Kolff (18 January 1894 in Medan, Dutch East Indies – 6 February 1976 in West Chatham, Massachusetts, United States) was a Dutch amateur football (soccer) player.Van Breda Kolff a made his debut in the Netherlands national football team as a player of HVV Den Haag on 2 April 1911 at the age of 17, and (as of 2014) he still holds the record as the youngest player to have ever played for "Oranje"., voetbalstats.nl During his debut in a 3–1 win over Belgium he scored the... read more

Jacob Gijsbertus Samuël van Breda

Jacob Gijsbertus Samuël van Breda (Delft, 24 October 1788 – Haarlem, 2 September 1867) was a Dutch biologist and geologist.Jacob was the son of Jacob van Breda, a Dutch physician, physicist and politician, and Anna Elsenera van Campen. His mother died when he was two years old. He studied medicine and physics at the University of Leyden, where he obtained his degree in medicine and philosophy in 1811, afterwards he travelled to Paris. In 1816 he became professor of botany, chemistry and pharmacy... read more

Club Resorts Ltd v Van Breda

''Club Resorts Ltd v Van Breda'', 2012 SCC 17, is a decision of the Supreme Court of Canada that has brought greater certainty to the question of a real and substantial connection in the assumption of civil jurisdiction by Canadian courts in matters concerning the conflict of laws.==The facts==In separate cases, two individuals were injured while on vacation outside of Canada. Van Breda suffered catastrophic injuries on a beach in Cuba, and Charron died while scuba diving there. Actions were brought... read more

Template:Did you know nominations/Van Breda murders

Category:Passed DYK nominations from June 2016The result was: promoted by Cwmhiraeth (talk) 06:16, 19 July 2016 (UTC)====Van Breda murders====Created by Robvanvee (talk). Self-nominated at 07:45, 19 June 2016 (UTC).16px Just wondering if this article is within policy - WP:BLPCRIME says that "editors must seriously consider not including material in any article suggesting that the person has committed, or is accused of committing, a crime unless a conviction is secured." The article is about... read more

Henri Frédéric Boot

Klein Heiligland 43, former home and studio of the painter Henri Frédéric Boot, where he lived and worked for almost 60 years.Henri Frédéric Boot (1877, Maastricht – 1963, Haarlem), was a Dutch painter and printmaker mostly active in Haarlem.==Biography==According to the RKD he was a pupil of the painters Dirk Gerard Ezerman, Alexander Henri Robert van Maasdijk, Rein Miedema, Barent Johannes Cornelis Weingärtner in Breda, and Johan Hendrik Wijtkamp. in the RKDHe became a member of the... read more

Grote Kerk (Breda)

The Grote Kerk or Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk (Church of Our Lady) is the most important monument and a landmark of Breda. The church is built in the Brabantine Gothic style. The tower of the church is 97 meters tall. The plan is in the shape of a Latin Cross. == History ==The first notice of a stone church in Breda is from 1269. In 1410, the construction of the church started with the choir. In 1468, the church was ready but in 1457 the old tower collapsed and between 1468 and 1509 the current tower was... read more

Capture of Breda (1590)

The Capture of Breda or the Siege of Breda was a short battle during the Eighty Years' War and the Anglo–Spanish War during which a Dutch and English army led by Maurice of Nassau captured the heavily protected city of Breda. Using a clever tactic reminiscent of the Trojan horse a small assault force hid in a peat barge entered the city of Breda and proceeded to take it over resulting in a minimum number of casualties.G.A. Henty: . It was the turning point of the war as the forces under Maurice... read more

Siege of Breda (1624)

Map of the siege of Breda by Spinola. ''J.Blaeu''.The Siege of Breda of 1624–25 occurred during the Eighty Years' War. The siege resulted in Breda, a Dutch fortified city, falling into the control of the Army of Flanders.Following the orders of Ambrogio Spinola, Philip IV's army laid siege to Breda in August 1624. The siege was contrary to the wishes of Philip IV. The city was heavily fortified and defended by a garrison of 7,000 men. Spinola rapidly blocked its defences and prevented a Dutch relief... read more


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