Theo Thijssen
beeldtheothijsen3The late writer, teacher, unionist and politician Theo Thijssen (1879-1943) grew up in Jordaan. The neighborhood of it's youth plays a prominent role in many of its novels. That is why you find a lot of things about Theo Thijsen in the Jordaan. On the Lindengrtacht you can find a statue of Theo Thijssen and in the 1e Leliedwstraat is the Theo Thijssen Museum located. The first two bridges of the Bloemgracht are named after two persion form one of his books.