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Jelle Troelstra

Full name: Jelle Pieters Troelstra
Gender: Male
Born: January 17, 1891 in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands
Died: January 16, 1979 in Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Jelle Troelstra was the son of Pieter Jelles Troelstra, who in 1894 co-founded the Dutch socialist party. In 1918, his father proclaimed a socialist revolution in the Netherlands, which gained virtually no following. At that time, Troelstra was living abroad, travelling through much of Europe. He was active both as a musician and a painter, and taught "rhythmic gymnastics" to earn money. He was best known for his landscapes and portraits, and was also actively involved in various art movements. In 1945, he was elected as the chairman of the Visual Artists Union, and he also had a radio column on the arts.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 37 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Drawings And Water Colors Netherlands NED AC

Mixed Painting, Drawings And Water Colors

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 37 Amsterdam Art Competitions Netherlands Final Standings AC Rugby
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