Gijsbert van Tienhoven

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Gijsbert van Tienhoven
21st Prime Minister of the Netherlands
In office
21 August 1891 – 9 May 1894
Monarch Wilhelmina, Emma (Regent)
Preceded by Æneas Baron Mackay
Succeeded by Joan Röell
Personal details
Born Gijsbert van Tienhoven
(1841-02-12)12 February 1841
De Werken, Netherlands
Died 10 October 1914(1914-10-10) (aged 73)
Bentveld, Netherlands
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Anna Sara Maria Hacke
Alma mater University of Amsterdam
Occupation Professor
Religion Dutch Reformed Church

Gijsbert van Tienhoven (12 February 1841 – 10 October 1914) was prime minister of the Netherlands from 21 August 1891 until 8 May 1894. He was also mayor of Amsterdam from 1880 to 1891.


Gijsbert van Tienhoven was born in De Werken, North Brabant in 1841. He became mayor of Amsterdam in 1880 until 1891, the year he became prime minister. He died in Bentvelt, Zandvoort at the age of 73.