Gijs van Hall

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Gijs van Hall, November 25, 1968

Gijsbert van Hall (21 April 1904 in Amsterdam – 22 May 1977 in Amsterdam) was a Dutch politician and Mayor of Amsterdam between 1957 and 1967. His brother, Walraven van Hall, was a banker and resistance leader during the occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. Both were born into a prominent banking family in Amsterdam, with Gijs subject to infections of tuberculosis in his younger years.[1] He joined Kean Taylor & Co. in 1928, then became Director of Labouchère and Co. in 1948. He became a senator in 1956 before being elected mayor the following year.[2]


  1. ^ "HALL, Gijsbert van (1904-1977)" (in Dutch). Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  2. ^ "Mr. G. (Gijs) van Hall" (in Dutch). Parlement & Piolitiek. Retrieved 2013-06-16.

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