Albregt, Jan Herman

ACTOR (NETHERLANDS)
BORN 1829 - DIED 1879, Amsterdam: Vondelkade 55
REAL NAME Albregt, Johannes Herman
GRAVE LOCATION Amsterdam: Nieuwe Oosterbegraafplaats, Kruislaan 126 (2-10a-001)

Jan Herman Albregt was a famous actor, best known for his comical parts. He was engaged at the Schouwburg in Amsterdam, where he met the actress Wilhelmine Engelman. They married in 1852. He became the manager of a theatre company in Rotterdam where his wife was also engaged. In 1876 they returned to Amsterdam, where they lived at Vondelkade 55. He died there in 1879.

Albregt was buried at the Oude Oosterbegraafplaats. In 1898 his remains were transfered to the Nieuwe Oosterbegraafplaats. His wife died in 1902 and was buried beside him.

Family
• Wife: Albregt-Engelman, Wilhelmina (1852-1879)

Sources
• Broek, Annet van den, Koos Groen, Hun Laatste Rustplaats, Bosch & Keuning, Baarn, 1985

Images

The grave of Jan and Wilhelmina Albregt at Nieuwe Ooster cemetery, Amsterdam.
Picture by Androom (23 May 2008)

 


Albregt-Engelman, Wilhelmina

Published: 25 Jan 2015
Last update: 25 Jan 2015