Anton Philips


Anton Philips

Anton Frederik Philips (March 14, 1874October 7, 1951) co-founded Royal Philips Electronics N.V. in 1891 with his brother Gerard Philips in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. He served as CEO of the company from 1922 to 1939.

During World War I, he managed to increase his sales by taking advantage of a boycott of German goods in several countries, providing them with substitute products.

He died in Eindhoven in 1951.

His father, Benjamin Frederik David Philips (December 1, 1830 – June 12, 1900) was a banker at Zaltbommel in the Netherlands. His mother was Maria Heyligers (1836 – 1921).

He was a first cousin once removed of Karl Marx.

He married Anne Henriëtte Elisabeth Maria de Jongh (Amersfoort, May 30, 1878 – Eindhoven, March 7, 1970), and had:
* Anna Elisabeth Cornelia Philips (June 19, 1899 – ?), married in 1925 with Pieter Franciscus Sylvester Otten (1895 – 1969), and had:
** "Diek Otten"
** "Frans Otten (d. 1967), manager in the Dutch electronics company Philips"
* Frederik Jacques Philips (1905-2005)
* Henriëtte Anna Philips (Eindhoven, October 26, 1906 – ?), married firstly with A. Knappert (d. 1932), without issue, married secondly with G., Jonkheer Sandberg (d. September 5, 1935), without issue, and married thirdly in New York City, New York, on September 29, 1938 with ..., Jonkheer Gerrit van Riemsdijk (Aerdenhout, January 10, 1911 – Eindhoven, November 8, 2005), and had:
** "..., Jonkheerin Gerrit van Riemsdijk (b. Waalre, October 2, 1939), married at Waalre on February 17, 1968 with Johannes Jasper Tuijt (b. Atjeh, Koeta Radja, March 10, 1930), son of Jacobus Tuijt and wife Hedwig Jager, without issue"
** "..., Jonkheerin Gerrit van Riemsdijk (b. Waalre, April 3, 1946), married firstly at Calvados, Falaise, on June 6, 1974 with Martinus Jan Petrus Vermooten (Utrecht, September 16, 1939 – Falaise, August 29, 1978), son of Martinus Vermooten and wife Anna Pieternella Hendrika Kwantes, without issue, married secondly in Paris on December 12, 1981 with Jean Yves Louis Bedos (Calvados, Rémy, January 9, 1947 – Calvados, Lisieux, October 5, 1982), son of Georges Charles Bedos and wife Henriette Louise Piel, without issue, and married thirdly at Manche, Sartilly, on September 21, 1985 with Arnaud Evain (b. Ardennes, Sedan, July 7, 1952), son of Jean Claude Evain and wife Flore Halleux, without issue"
** "..., Jonkheerin Gerrit van Riemsdijk (b. Waalre, September 4, 1948), married at Waalre, October 28, 1972 with Elie Johan François van Dissel (b. Eindhoven, October 9, 1948), son of Willem Pieter Jacob van Dissel and wife Francisca Frederike Marie Wirtz, without issue"

External links

* [http://geschiedenis.vpro.nl/artikelen/19116132/ Anton Philips (1874-1951)] nl


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