Helvoirt ("pronounced: Helvoort") is a village and part of the municipality of
Haaren, North Brabant, Netherlands.
Helvoirt was a separate municipality until 1996, when it became a part of Haaren. [Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [http://www.knaw.nl/cfdata/publicaties/detail.cfm?boeken__ordernr=20061061] ]
From 1871 to 1875 Theodorus van Gogh, father of the artist
Vincent van Gogh, served as Reverend of the Dutch Reformed Church.
* [http://www.kuijsten.de/atlas/nb/haaren.html Map of the former municipality in 1868]
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