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Dolf Broese van Groenou

Full name: Adolph "Dolf" Broese van Groenou
Gender: Male
Born: January 4, 1880 in Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Died: May 19, 1961 in Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Art Competitions


Dolf Broese van Groenou was the son of a Wolter Broese van Groenou, a wealthy sugar plantation owner in the Dutch East Indies. He graduated as a construction engineer from Delft University in 1904, after which he married and designed the villa in which he would live his entire life. He would continue to design mainly villas, including the ones for the family estate in Loenen and his father's in Den Haag. Dolf would occasionally also design regular housing and office buildings. Broese van Groenou frequently collaborated with [Samuel de Clercq], with whom he also designed the Stadium for Scheveningen that was entered for the 1924 Olympics.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 44 Paris Art Competitions Mixed Architecture Netherlands NED AC

Mixed Architecture

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1924 Summer 44 Paris Art Competitions Netherlands Final Standings AC
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