Jacob Berg
Jacob Berg
Birth: 28 April 1910
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: 5 July 2016
Abbekerk, North Holland, The Netherlands
Age: 106 years, 68 days
Country: NetherlandsNED
Centenarian

Jacob "Job" Berg (28 April 1910 – 5 July 2016) was a Dutch centenarian who was the oldest known living man in the Netherlands at the time of his death.

Biography

Berg was born in Amsterdam in April 1910. He wanted to be a doctor when he grew up, but his father, a tailor, wanted him to become a tailor like him. Jacob followed suit and became a tailor. He married a woman named Greetje and had four children with her.

Berg moved into a retirement home in October 2015. He enjoyed playing the piano. He became the oldest living man in the Netherlands on 21 March 2016 upon the death of 107-year old Wim Hendriks. Berg died on 5 July 2016 at the age of 106. Dirk F. F. van der Noen then became the oldest living Dutch man.

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Netherlands's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Jannes Reiling • Hendrikus van Horsen • Petrus Bartelen • Keimpe Nijdam • Jan Kip • Wilhelmus Kostering • Willem van der Hulst • Marinus Wolffensberger • Johannes Hesseling • Jacob Hazewinkel • Willem Wels • Andre Beekman • Watze Watzema • Henri van Dooren • Cornelis Bredijk • Huibert Prins • Hendrikus Verhoeven • Johannes van der Hoeven • Marcus Faasse • Gerrit van der Horst • Martin Hendrix • Hendrik Nessen • Pieter Zandee • Johannes Rijstenbil • Arthur Notte • Johannes Linning • Gerardus Boomaerts • Jan Nijenhuis • Dirk van der Kooij • Pieter Zaaijer • Albert Geerlings • Jan Machiel Reyskens • Cornelis Jansen • Hendrikus de Bijl • Johannes van Capel • Reinier Pelgrom • Jan de Winter • Frits Rijkens • Jan Pieter Bos • Frits Botterblom • Henri Timmermans • Joop Rosbach • Ko de Lavoir • Jan Voogt Pzn • Jan van der Giessen • Adrianus van der Vaart • Jos Wijnant • Cornelis Geurtz • Gerard Helders • Arie Vermeulen • Tjeerd Epema • Serop Mirzoyan • Floor van Cleemputte • Wim Hendriks • Jacob Berg • Dirk van der Noen • Jan Willem van de Kamp • Eelke Bakker • Anonymous

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