Johannes Henricus Gerardus Jansen

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His Excellency
Johannes Henricus Gerardus Jansen
Archbishop of Utrecht
Primate of the Netherlands
Church Roman Catholic
Archdiocese Utrecht
Appointed 11 April 1930
In office 1930–1936
Predecessor Henricus van de Wetering
Successor Johannes de Jong
Other posts Titular Archbishop of Selymbria
Orders
Ordination 15 August 1893
Consecration 5 June 1930
by Lorenzo Schioppa
Rank Metropolitan Archbishop
Personal details
Born (1868-05-09)May 9, 1868
Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Died May 17, 1936(1936-05-17) (aged 68)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Buried St Catherine's Cathedral, Utrecht
Nationality Dutch

Johannes Henricus Gerardus Jansen (9 May 1868 – 6 February 1936) was a former Archbishop of Utrecht and Roman Catholic Primate of the Netherlands. He was born in Leeuwarden, in the Dutch province of Friesland.[1]

On 11 April 1930 he was named Archbishop of Utrecht and then consecrated by Lorenzo Schioppa, the Apostolic Internuncio to Netherlands, at the time. On 6 February 1936 died in Utrecht and was buried in the metropolitan cathedral.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archbishop Johannes Henricus Gerardus Jansen", Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved on 19 June 2014.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Henricus van de Wetering
Archbishop of Utrecht
1930 – 1936
Succeeded by
Johannes de Jong