Dutch term – Doodsoorzaak

The doodsoorzaak is the cause of death.

Dutch civil registration death records don’t record the cause of death. See How to find the cause of death for some other possibilities.

Funeral of five firemen

Funeral of five firemen, Vlaardingen, 1951. Credits: Van Duinen, collection Nationaal Archief (CC-BY-SA)

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