Jan van Hout
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Jan van Hout

 17-10-1908 Valkenburg      22-02-1945 Neuengamme (36)
- Valkenburg - war victim - People in hiding -

      Professional cyclist from 1932 to 1940. On August 25, 1933, he broke the world hour record on the velodrome in Roermond with 44.588 kilometers. After the German invasion, he closed down his pub in Eindhoven and joined the resistance with his wife Anneke (1916-2012), among other things to help people in hiding. Was caught during a control in the natural swimming pool "De ijzeren man".

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    • Wikipedia NL: Jan van Hout (wielrenner)