Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant

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Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant
Supplement 1898, with Princess Wilhelmina and her father
Type Daily newspaper
Founded 1844
Political alignment Liberal
Language Dutch
Ceased publication 1970
Headquarters Rotterdam

Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant was an influential Rotterdam-based liberal daily newspaper published between 1844 and 1970.

History and profile[edit]

Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant was founded in 1844[1] by Henricus Nijgh.

The paper merged in 1970 with the Amsterdam-based liberal daily newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad to form the NRC Handelsblad.[1]


  1. ^ a b Cordula Rooijendijk (2005). That City is Mine!: Urban Ideal Images in Public Debates and City Plans, Amsterdam & Rotterdam 1945-1995. Amsterdam University Press. p. 23. ISBN 978-90-5629-382-6. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 

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