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Hannie Schaft
Original name: Jannetje Johanna Schaft
Birth: Sep. 16, 1920
Death: Apr. 17, 1945

Partisan during second world war. Nicknamed "the girl with the red hair." Originally buried in a shallow grave at the spot where she was killed in the dunes near Overveen (Netherland). Reburied on November 27, 1945, at the cemetery of honor in the dunes of Overveen. The Dutch queen Wilhelmina, princess Juliana and prince Bernhard were present at her burial. 

Cause of death: Executed by Mattheus Schmitz (nazi officer) and Maarten Kuiper (Dutch policeman, collaborating with the nazis)
 
Burial:
Cemetery of Honor
Overveen
Bloemendaal Municipality
Noord-Holland, Netherlands
 
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Record added: Apr 17, 2001
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