Born: 1912 May 13 in Sloten, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Died: 1945 March 31 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Biography: Despite being a Jew and a Communist, reporter, writer and editor of youth publications Schwitters managed to escape from the Nazi occupiers for several years until he was arrested by chance in January 1945. He and four others were shot in retaliation of the liberation of a group of young men by the Resistance.


    Sjoert Schwitters Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. Sjoert Christianus Pieter Schwitters Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Sjoert Christianus Pieter Family name: Schwitters