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Joop C. Swart

journalist

Joop C. Swart, Dutch journalist. Decorated Officer Oranje-Nassau (Netherlands). Served to captain Royal Netherlands Army, 1946-1951.

Background

Swart, Joop C. was born on February 3, 1925 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Son of Han H. and Johanna A. (Mittelmeyer) Swart.

Education

Philosophicum, Mill Hill Congregation, Hoorn, Haelen, Netherlands, 1946. Magazine editor Geillustreerde Pers, Amsterdam, 1951-1974. Director magazine division Verenigde Nederlandse Uitgeversbedrijven, Amsterdam, 1974-1979, director special editorial projects, since 1979.

Editor De Tijd, Amsterdam, 1981-1987, Flying Dutchman, since 1981. President World Press Photo Holland Foundation, Amsterdam, since 1970.

Career

Editor De Tijd, Amsterdam, 1981-1987, Flying Dutchman, since 1981.

Membership

Served to captain Royal Netherlands Army, 1946-1951.

Connections

Married Josephine Virginie Hamers, June 29, 1953.

father:
Han H. Swart

mother:
Johanna A. (Mittelmeyer) Swart

spouse:
Josephine Virginie Hamers