Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations

The Historical Sample of the Netherlands

The Historical Sample of the Netherlands (HSN) offers a representative sample of about 78.000 people born in the Netherlands during the period 1812-1922. The HSN-database containing individual life-courses is a unique tool for research in Dutch history and demography.

The HSN is located at the IISH. More information: 

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