Peter Reijnders

Inventor

1900 – 1974

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Who was Peter Reijnders?

Petrus Lambertus Wilhelmus Reijnders was a Dutch photographer, film director and inventor. He is best known for his crucial role in founding the theme park Efteling.

Peter Reijnders was born in 1900 in 's-Hertogenbosch as the son of a coffee- and tobacco trader family. After making a film in 1927 about his own marriage with Helena Perquin, he devoted himself to photography and films. He also invented many small novelties that are popular with Philips Electronics.

He made a number of films in the period 1927-1954, some of which gained national prizes.

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Born
Jul 24, 1900
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • 's-Hertogenbosch
Died
1974

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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