(Netherlands and Belgium) Open Archives Website Adds Register of Deceased French #france #records #announcements

Jan Meisels Allen



Open Archives, the website of the Netherlands and Belgium, added the register of deceased French since 1970, from the French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE). Information includes the name, date and place of birth and date and place of death and death certificate number. The collection contains nearly 26 million historical personal references.


To search the website go to: https://www.openarch.nl/indexen/29/fichier-des-personnes-decedees

The website is in several languages: Dutch, English, French, and German. Click the “language” tab for the dropdown list.


The website https://www.openarch.nl/ has information about 256 million people from 109 Dutch archival or historical organizations,


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee