Talma, Syb

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Talma, Syb Gender: M
Aritius Sybrandus Talma
born on 17 February 1864 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Angeren, Netherlands, 51n55, 5e58
Timezone LMT m5e58 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°45' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 26°42 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 11°32'

Syb Talma (1936 Dutch stamp)


Dutch clergyman and politician, who was a founder of the social security system in the Netherlands, while serving as Minister of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce, a portfolio in the Heemskerk government (1908-1913) which at that time included social legislation.

Talma realized the first collective retirement provision in the Netherlands: the distribution of the first weekly 'old age pension' from the state for 70-year-old pensioners began on 9 December 1913.

He died on 12 July 1916 in Bennebroek.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Syb Talma (1864-1916): Een biografie" by Gerard van Krieken (Verloren, 2013), p. 11: "Aritius Sybrandus Talma werd op 17 februari 1864 om drie uur in de morgen in de hervormde pastorie in Angeren geboren."

Translation: 'Aritius Sybrandus Talma was born on 17 February 1864 at three o'clock in the morning in the Reformed parsonage in Angeren.'


  • Vocation : Politics : Labor unions (Christian trade unions)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Clergyman)