Professors Dutch History

An overview of former and present professors of Dutch History at Leiden University.

Robert Fruin (Professor 1860 - 1894)

Biography Robert Fruin (in Dutch)


P.J. Blok (Professor 1894 - 1925)

Biography P.J. Blok (in Dutch)


H.Th. Colenbrander (Professor 1925 - 1942)

Biography H.Th. Colenbrander (in Dutch)


A.J.C. Rüter (Professor 1946 - 1961)

Biography A.J.C. Rüter (in Dutch)


I. Schöffer (Professor 1961 - 1987)

Jury report for the ''Prijs voor Meesterschap van de Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde'' (in Dutch)
OVT: Interview with Ivo Schöffer part 1 (in Dutch)
OVT: Interview with Ivo Schöffer part 2 (in Dutch)


J.J. Woltjer (Professor 1975 - 1985)


J.Th.M. Bank (Professor 1987 - 2005)


S. Groenveld (Honorary Professor History and Culture of the Republic 1998-2005)


P.M.H. Groen (Honorary Professor 1994 - 2009)


W. Otterspeer (Professor History of the University since 1997)


R.C.J. van Maanen (Honorary Professor History of the City 2002-2009)


K.J.P.F.M. Jeurgens (Honorary Professor Archival Sciences since 2004)


H. te Velde (Professor since 2005)


J.S. Pollmann (Professor History and Culture of the Republic since 2007)


Last Modified: 04-08-2014