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Encyclopedia > Anton Mussert
Anton Mussert
Image:Anton Mussert.jpg

Born May 11, 1894(1894-05-11)
Werkendam, Netherlands
Died May 7, 1946 (aged 51)
The Hague, Netherlands
Political party National Socialist Movement (NSB)
Religion Christian

Anton Adriaan Mussert (May 11, 1894 in WerkendamMay 7, 1946 in The Hague) was one of the founders of the National Socialist Movement (NSB) in the Netherlands and its de jure leader. As such he was the most prominent national socialist in the Netherlands. During the Second World War he was able to keep this position, due to the support he received from the Germans. After the war he was convicted and executed for high treason. is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Werkendam is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province South Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 98. ... The National Socialist Movement in the Netherlands (in Dutch: Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging in Nederland, NSB) was a Dutch fascist and later national socialist political party. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      Christianity is... is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Werkendam is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province South Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 98. ... The National Socialist Movement in the Netherlands (in Dutch: Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging in Nederland, NSB) was a Dutch fascist and later national socialist political party. ... Look up De jure in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... {{main|Treason}} High treason, broadly defined, is an action which is grossly disloyal to ones country or sovereign. ...


He was born in 1894 in the Protestant town of Werkendam, in the northern part of the province of Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands. He showed from an early age talent for technical matters and he chose to study civil engineering in Delft. In the 1920s he became active in several extreme right organizations such as the Dietsche Bond which advocated a Greater Netherlands including Flanders (Dutch-speaking Belgium). On 14 December 1931 he, Cornelis van Geelkerken and ten others founded the Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging (NSB) or, as it reads out in English, National Socialist Movement. He worked for the Dutch government as a successful civil engineer, but abandoned his job to become the party's leader. He was received by Pope Pius XI on June 16, 1936, but as expected he failed to gain the Vatican's favour totally; in 1941 the Dutch Roman Catholic bishops would even excommunicate all Catholics associated to his National Socialist Movement of the Netherlands. Mussert met Hitler in November of 1936. 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... Werkendam is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands. ... North Brabant (Dutch: Noord-Brabant) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the south of the country, bordered by Belgium in the south, the Meuse River (Maas) in the north, Limburg in the east and Zeeland in the west. ... Coordinates: Country Netherlands Province South Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 24. ... For other uses, see Flanders (disambiguation). ... is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cornelis van Geelkerken (March 19, 1901-March 29, 1979) was co-founder of the Dutch Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging. ... The Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging (NSB, National Socialist Movement) was a Nazi political party in the Netherlands during the 1930s and during the German occupation in World War II, when it was the only allowed political party. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Pope Pius XI (Latin: ; Italian: Pio XI; May 31, 1857 – February 10, 1939), born Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti, reigned as Pope from February 6, 1922 and as sovereign of Vatican City from 1929 until his death on February 10, 1939. ... is the 167th day of the year (168th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... The Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging (NSB, National Socialist Movement) was a Nazi political party in the Netherlands during the 1930s and during the German occupation in World War II, when it was the only allowed political party. ... Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 – April 30, 1945, standard German pronunciation in the IPA) was the Führer (leader) of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party) and of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


On 21 June 1940 Mussert agreed to have no objections to the joining of NSB members to the SS-Standarte 'Westland'. On 11 September 1940 Mussert instructed Henk Feldmeijer, who was a NSB member since 1932, to form the Nederlandsche SS (Dutch SS) as a division of the NSB. On the other hand, Mussert had nothing to do with the raising of an all-Dutch volunteer SS unit, the SS-Freiwilligen-Legion Niederlande.[1] is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johannes Hendrik Feldmeijer (Assen, November 30, 1910 - Raalte February 1945) was a Dutch National Socialist politician and a member of the NSB. // He was born in Assen on November 30, 1910 as Johannes Hendrik Veldmeijer. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The banner of the Nederlandsche SS. The Nederlandsche SS (Dutch SS) was formed on September 11, 1940. ...


He was arrested on May 7, 1945, tried for his collaboration in November, and executed for treason on 7 May 1946 in the Hague (on the Waalsdorpervlakte). is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Collaboration is a process defined by the recursive interaction of knowledge[1] and mutual learning between two or more people working together[2] toward a common goal typically creative in nature. ... For other uses, see Treason (disambiguation) or Traitor (disambiguation). ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province South Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 98. ...


The remains of Anton Mussert where removed from his burial site by the Flemish right-wing Militant Order (V.M.O.). A VMO march in Brussels The Vlaamse Militanten Orde (Flemish Militants Order in Dutch) or VMO - originally Vlaamse Militanten Organisatie (Flemish Militants Organisation) - was a Flemish nationalist activist group in Belgium defending far-right interests by propaganda and political action. ...


See also

Preamble to the War During the period between the first and second World Wars the Netherlands, like other countries, suffered from the effects of the Great Depression after the Stock market crash of 1929. ...

References

  1. ^ Meyers, Jan Mussert, een politiek leven, Amsterdam, 1984, ISBN 90-295-3113-4 (Dutch language)

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