Bierens de Haan, Jacob (1835-1911)

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Jacob Bierens de Haan (2 September 1835-7 August 1911), was for many years the treasurer of the Doopsgezinde Zendings-Vereniging in Amsterdam, an office he filled with outstanding success. Through his faithful and untiring activity in the cause of foreign missions, he was a very well- known and beloved figure among Mennonite friends of missions. He served his congregation at Amsterdam through three terms as leader and deacon and was gratefully remembered there.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 220.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1953

Cite This Article

MLA style

Neff, Christian. "Bierens de Haan, Jacob (1835-1911)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 1 Oct 2020.,_Jacob_(1835-1911)&oldid=143945.

APA style

Neff, Christian. (1953). Bierens de Haan, Jacob (1835-1911). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2020, from,_Jacob_(1835-1911)&oldid=143945.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 340. All rights reserved.

©1996-2020 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.