What's in WhoWasWho?

WhoWasWho presents millions of records about persons in the past, aggregated from a large number of Dutch archive organizations participating in WhoWasWho.

You'll find civil registration records, population registers, church registers and more!

In addition, WhoWasWho offers so called user generated content: family trees and biographies created by other users. 

User-generated content is visible to others only if it has been made public by the user. 

About the database

About genealogy

Genealogy is the study of family lineage and history.  family tree, or pedigree chart, is a chart representing family relationships. Next to names, genealogists research their ancestors' occupations, wealth, addresses, property, social networks etcetera 

About genealogy