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 Jan Carel Josephus van Speyk

Jan Carel Josephus van Speyk

Birth
Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Death 5 Feb 1831 (aged 29)
Antwerp, Arrondissement Antwerpen, Antwerp (Antwerpen), Belgium
Burial Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Memorial ID 11935 · View Source
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Captain Jan Carel Josephus van Speyk refused to surrender his gunboat in Antwerp during the Belgian revolution in 1831, and blew himself (and his boat) to smithereens.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11935
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jan Carel Josephus van Speyk (31 Jan 1802–5 Feb 1831), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11935, citing Nieuwe Kerk (New Church), Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands ; Maintained by Find A Grave .