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Jillis Bruggeman (ca. 1750 – Schiedam, March 9, 1803) was the last person in the Netherlands who was convicted and executed for being a homosexual. The official Criminal charge against him was "vuyle ontugt". After he was convicted he was flogging to the death.
Before he was arrested Bruggeman had been blackmailed for some time by one of his partners.
Jillis Bruggeman Penning
The city of Schiedam instituted a yearly award in 2015, the "Jillis Bruggeman Penning", that is awarded to an organisation that, or person who is active against discrimination on the basis of sexual identity, in or outside the Netherlands.
- 2015 - Amnesty International
- 2016 - Michael van Praag, president of the KNVB (Royal Netherlands Football Association)
- 2017 - Arie Boomsma, Dutch TV-personality
- 2018 - Barbara Barend, Dutch journalist
- 2019 - Boris Dittrich, Dutch politician, author and human-rights activist
- 2020 - Claudia de Breij, Dutch stand-up comedian, radio- and TV-personality
- Eerste Jillis Bruggeman Penning voor Amnesty International
- Gemeente Schiedam, Schiedamse inzending Stuk van het Jaar bekend, 2014
- Gemeente Schiedam, Jillis Bruggeman, not dated
- Gemeente Schiedam, Uitreiking Jillis Bruggeman Penning (9 maart 2020), 2020
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