|Dirk van der Kooij|
Dirk van der Kooij one day before his 107th birthday.
|Birth:||17 December 1875|
Pijnacker, South Holland, Netherlands
|Death:||6 January 1984|
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
|Age:||108 years, 20 days|
Dirk Johannes van der Kooij (17 December 1875 – 6 January 1984) was a Dutch centenarian who was the oldest known man in the Netherlands at time of his death.
Dirk van der Kooij was born in Pijnacker, South Holland, Netherlands on 17 December 1875. He became the oldest known living man in the Netherlands following the death of 107 year-old Jan Nijenhuis on 2 May 1982.
Dirk van der Kooij died in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands on 6 January 1984 at the age of 108 years, 20 days. Following his death, 106-year-old Pieter Zaaijer (1877–1984) became the oldest known living man in the Netherlands.