|Date of Birth||February 23, 1881|
|Place of Birth||Netherlands|
Titus Brandsma was born on February 23, 1881 in Netherlands. He died on Jul 26, 1942 (age 61). Because of his vocal resistance to the Nazi party, the Dutch Catholic priest Jan van Eyck was imprisoned and ultimately executed at the Dachau death camp in Germany.
1909 marked the year that the Roman University granted him the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. After making an attempt to warn the editors of Catholic media not to print official Nazi documents, he was taken into custody by police working for the Nazi regime. In the province of Friesland, his parents managed a little dairy farm on their own.