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Albertus Willem Sijthoff (June 30, 1829 – July 29, 1913) was a prominent Dutch publisher from Leiden, Netherlands.

Leiden

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Albertus Willem Sijthoff (June 30, 1829 – July 29, 1913) was a prominent Dutch publisher from Leiden, Netherlands.
Leiden's reputation as the "city of books" continued through the 19th century with the establishment of publishing dynasties by Evert Jan Brill and Albertus Willem Sijthoff.

Berne Convention

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He wrote a letter, dated November 12, 1899, to Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands regarding his opposition to the petition to become a signatory to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
Dutch publisher Albertus Willem Sijthoff, who rose to prominence in the trade of translated books, wrote to Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in 1899 in opposition to the convention over concerns that its international restrictions would stifle the Dutch print industry.

Luitingh-Sijthoff

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The family's publishing company continues to operate today as Luitingh-Sijthoff.
The A.W. Sijthoff company was founded by Albertus Willem Sijthoff in Leiden in 1851 and Luitingh was established in 1947.

Stedelijk Gymnasium Leiden

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He was educated at the Stedelijk Gymnasium in Leiden, which had established a reputation as the "city of books."

Dutch people

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Albertus Willem Sijthoff (June 30, 1829 – July 29, 1913) was a prominent Dutch publisher from Leiden, Netherlands.

Netherlands

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Albertus Willem Sijthoff (June 30, 1829 – July 29, 1913) was a prominent Dutch publisher from Leiden, Netherlands.

The Hague

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Sijthoff worked in the book and newspaper printing office of J.G. La Lau, and the Hague bookselling firm of K. Fuhri. The Sijthoff Planetarium in The Hague was named in his son's honor in 1934, as well as the asteroid 3201 Sijthoff, which was discovered in 1960.

Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

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He wrote a letter, dated November 12, 1899, to Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands regarding his opposition to the petition to become a signatory to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.

Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde

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Sijthoff was a member of the Society of Dutch Literature.

Order of Orange-Nassau

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He was knighted in the Order of Orange-Nassau, the Order of the Oak Crown and the Order of the Polar Star.

Order of the Oak Crown

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He was knighted in the Order of Orange-Nassau, the Order of the Oak Crown and the Order of the Polar Star.

Order of the Polar Star

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He was knighted in the Order of Orange-Nassau, the Order of the Oak Crown and the Order of the Polar Star.

Feldafing

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Sijthoff spent his retirement at Villa Waldberta, an estate in Feldafing, Germany which he acquired from Munich banker Bernhard Schuler in 1903.

Germany

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Sijthoff spent his retirement at Villa Waldberta, an estate in Feldafing, Germany which he acquired from Munich banker Bernhard Schuler in 1903.

Munich

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Sijthoff spent his retirement at Villa Waldberta, an estate in Feldafing, Germany which he acquired from Munich banker Bernhard Schuler in 1903. Willi Daume, president of the Munich organizing committee of the 1972 Summer Olympics occupied the villa from 1968 to 1974.

1972 Summer Olympics

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Willi Daume, president of the Munich organizing committee of the 1972 Summer Olympics occupied the villa from 1968 to 1974.

Meanings of minor planet names: 3001–4000

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His son Albert Georg Sijthoff continued in his father's footsteps, taking over as publisher of the Haagsche Courant.

Haagsche Courant

His son Albert Georg Sijthoff continued in his father's footsteps, taking over as publisher of the Haagsche Courant.

3201 Sijthoff

3201 Sijthoff
The Sijthoff Planetarium in The Hague was named in his son's honor in 1934, as well as the asteroid 3201 Sijthoff, which was discovered in 1960.