Prof. ir. R.L.A. Schoemaker
|Born||5 October 1886|
|Died||3 May 1942 (aged 55)|
Richard Leonard Arnold Schoemaker (5 October 1886 – 3 May 1942) was a Dutch Olympic fencer, engineer in the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army, professor of architecture at Bandung Institute of Technology and Delft University of Technology, and leader of a resistance group during World War II, for which he was executed at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
He competed in the individual sabre event at the 1908 Summer Olympics. He was one of 95 people who, most posthumously, received the Dutch Cross of Resistance. The street forming the eastern border of the Delft University campus is named Schoemakerstraat after him.
- Bijkerk, Tony (Autumn 1994). "Just a Name". Citius, Altius, Fortius. 2 (3): 27–29. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
- "Richard Schoemaker Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
- Erik Müller, Schoemaker, prof. ir. Richard Leonard Arnold at onderscheidingen.nl
- René & Peter van der Krogt, Schoemakerstraat at stratenvandelft.nl
|This biographical article related to fencing in the Netherlands is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This biographical article about a Dutch academic is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This biographical article related to the military of the Netherlands is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|