Cornelis Bredijk aged 103, receiving flowers, in 1967.
|Birth:||3 December 1863|
|Death:||10 June 1970|
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
|Age:||106 years, 189 days|
Cornelis Bredijk (3 December 1863 – 10 June 1970) was a Dutch centenarian who was the oldest known living person in the Netherlands at time of his death.
Cornelis Bredijk was born in Netherlands on 3 December 1863. His parents were Cornelis Bredijk and Martijntje (née Taal) Bredijk. He had two siblings. He married Carolina Sophia De Heide in 1892. The couple had five children.
He became the oldest known living man and person in the Netherlands following the death of 106 year-old Henri C.T. van Dooren on 12 April 1970.
Cornelis Bredijk died in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands on 10 June 1970 at the age of 106 years, 189 days. Following his death, then-106-year-old Elisabeth Weddige-Tedsen became the oldest known living person in the Netherlands and then-103-year-old Huibert Prins became the oldest known living man in the Netherlands.
- Dhr. Cornelis Bredijk 103 jaar kreeg bloemetje van Rode Kruis in de Roelierstraa… Nationaal Archief
- Cornelis Breedijk MyHeritage