Tjalling Koopmans Kundali AstroNidan
Birth Date: Aug. 28, 1910
Birth Time: 12:15 a.m.
Birth City: Kortenhoef, North Holland, Netherlands
Degree : 3º47'55.08"
Sun Sign*
Degree : 16º19'8.64"
Moon Sign
Pada : 2
Degree : 18º52'1.55"
Last updated at Aug. 16, 2022, 11:54 a.m.
Created at Aug. 16, 2022, 11:54 a.m.

Kundali Details Birth details and configuration for astrological analysis

Birth Details

Gender Male
Weekday Saturday
Date Aug. 28, 1910
Time 12:15 a.m.
Daylight Saving No
City Kortenhoef, North Holland, Netherlands
Geo-location 52ºN14'21.01", 5ºE6'24.98"
Timezone Europe/Amsterdam

Residence Details

City Kortenhoef, North Holland, Netherlands
Timezone Europe/Amsterdam

Ayansmha Preference

Ayanmsha True Chitra
Ayanmsha Value 22º35'27.0"


Birth Time (Europe/Amsterdam) Aug. 27, 1910, 11:55:28 PM
Birth Time (UTC) Aug. 27, 1910, 11:55:28 PM
Birth Time (LMT) Aug. 28, 1910, 12:15:54 AM
Birth Time (Julian) 2418911.496852
LMT Correction (in Hrs) 0.3406

Birth Place Location of birth place on map - Lat: 52ºN14'21.01" Lon: 5ºE6'24.98"

Life Attributes List of attributes/tags and tag associated with this kundali.


Awards | Nobel prize Famous | Top 5% of Profession


Mind | Education extensive Mind | I.Q. high/ Mensa level


Education | Researcher Humanities+Social Sciences | Economics Science | Mathematics/ Statistics Science | Physics


Major Diseases | Stroke

Life Story Story of person and major life events assoicated with this Kundali

Dutch American mathematician and economist, who won with Leonid Kantorovich the 1975 Nobel Prize in Economic Science. He was as the youngest son of Sjoerd Koopmans (22 June 1877, Oppenhuizen, Wymbritseradeel – 19 Oct 1959 8 PM, Hilversum), a Christian head schoolmaster and Wijtske van der Zee (12 February 1878 11h30 AM, Sneek, - 22 May 1952, 12h30 PM Hilversum). His elder brothers were Jan Koopmans (Sliedrecht, 26 May 1905 - Amsterdam, 24 March 1945, Amsterdam), who became a PhD theologian and Hendrik Koopmans (13 August 1907, Sliedrecht - 12 July 1992, Zeist), who became a chemical engineer. His brother Jan Koopmans had connections with the "Bekennende Kirche" (Confessing Church) in Germany and became a political activist during WW2. Since 1941 he worked in Amsterdam and tried to help Jewish people. At the end of the war he had to hide. On 12 March 1945, Jan was hit in his head by a lost bullet, during the execution of 24 innocent civilians, as a reprisal for the killing by resistance fighters of an SD agent in his street. Twelve days later, he died of his injuries. At that time his brother Tjalling was in the USA. It is of interest that the Frisian name Tjalling derives from the German name Detlef, meaning "Son of the people". The name is associated with the Nordic mortal helper of Thor Thialfi. The surname "Koopmans" means (son of a) merchant. Because the English American speaking people could not pronounce the name "Tjalling" and called him "Charles", he added the name Charles when he was naturalised as an American citizen in 1946. Charles or Karl means "free man" or "to rub; to be old; grain.". Tjalling Koopmans was a bright and musical student (composed music and played the violin), that could study Mathematics and Physics in Utrecht from age 17 until age 26 with a stipend by a private foundation — the St. Geertruidsleen stipend. He had many interests, even considered to study psychiatry, but switched in 1930 from pure mathematics to theoretical physics. With the help of professor Hans Kramers he published a classical paper on quantum mechanics "Uber die Zuordnung von Wellenfunktionen und Eigenwerten zu den einzelnen Elektronen eines Atoms' (Physica 1, 1934) and graduated cum laude on 7 July 1933 on Mathematics and Physics. Via Kramers he also met the once physicist, later econometrist Jan Tinbergen in 1934, and started to apply mathematics on economical questions. He and Tinbergen hoped that the adaptation of mathematical statistical models could help to improve the economy in times of crisis. Via Hans Kramers he also became befriended with the left wing historians Jan and Annie Romein and later he wrote that "Das Kapital" was the first economic book that he had studied. In 1935 he spent some years in Oslo with Noble Prize winner Ragnar Frisch. On 26 November 1936 he dissertated in Leiden with "Linear regression analysis of economic time series" under Tinbergen and Kramers. He joined Tinbergen at the higher Economical School (now Erasmus University) in Rotterdam and also helped him with his work for the League of Nations in Geneva (1938). On 22 October 1936 he married in Amersfoort, Trijntje “Truus” Wanningen, (1912, Amersfoort – 2002), an economist. They would have three children: Anne Koopmans Frankel (April 1940, Geneva), a PhD biologist, Helen (1946) and Henri W. Koopmans (28 January 1944, Washington DC - 17 April 2010, Rosedale Hospice Calgary), a PhD. psychologist. After the German attack on Norway (9 April 1940), he and his wife decided to emigrate to the USA. Since May 1940 Holland was occupied and the geopolitical situation changed every day. On 4 June they tried to go to Genua, later that day they heard of an American ship in Bordeaux, France and could arrive with the SS Washington in New York on 11 July 1940. In the USA Tjalling Koopmans got research jobs and began to study methods for allocating shipments between sources and destinations such that total cost would be minimized. This so-called transportation problem was a special case of what subsequently became known as linear programming. Ship capacity (being undermined by submarines) became strategically crucial as soon as the USA became involved in WW2. The Soviet mathematician and economist Leonid Kantorovich (19 January 1912, Saint Petersburg, – 7 April 1986, Moscow), known as the founder of linear programming, studied the same subject with regard to the for the Soviets important railways. Both Kantorovich and Koopmans were awarded the 1975 Nobel Prize in Economics for their theories and development of techniques for the optimal allocation of resources. After WW2 Tjalling Koopmans became director of the Cowles Commission for Research in Economics in Chicago (July 1948). On July 1 1955 he became professor of Economics at Yale. Tjalling Koopmans remained with Yale and the Cowles Foundation the rest of his academic career, serving for a period as the director of the Cowles Foundation. Tjalling Koopmans died in 26 February 1985 at age 75 after a series of cerebral strokes in the last months of 1984. Link to Wikipedia Link to Astrodienst discussion forum

Life Events List of life events assoicated with this Kundali profile

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description


Nov. 26, 1936

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 26 November 1936 in Leiden (ssertation: Linear regression analysis of economic time series) .



Feb. 1, 1967

Work : Prize 2 February 1967 in Leuven (honorary doctorate from Catholic University Leuven) .



Dec. 11, 1975

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 11 December 1975 in Stockholm (Nobel Memorial Lecture: Concepts of optimality and their uses.) .

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description


Oct. 22, 1936

Relationship : Marriage 22 October 1936 in Amersfoort (Trijntje “Truus” Wanningen,) .

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description

Degree Completion

July 1, 1933

Social : End a program of study 7 July 1933 in Utrecht (Cum laude graduation as a physicist) .


Begin Travel

June 1, 1940

Social : Begin Travel 8 June 1940 in Bordeaux (Sailed from France to New York with the S.S. Washington) .

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description

Sibling Death

March 24, 1945

Death of Sibling 24 March 1945 in Amsterdam (Jan Koopmans) .


Mother Death

May 22, 1952

Death of Mother 22 May 1952 at 12:30 PM in Hilversum (Wijtske van der Zee) .


Father Death

Oct. 19, 1959

Death of Father 19 October 1959 at 8:00 PM in Hilversum (Sjoerd Koopmans) .



Feb. 26, 1985

Death by Disease 26 February 1985 in New Haven .

Related Kundali List of related Kundali with this Kundali

Jan Tinbergen

(Has As) Teacher Relationship With Tinbergen, Jan (Born 12 April 1903). Notes: Gave Him Private Lessons

Hans Kramers

(Has As) Teacher Relationship With Kramers, Hans (Born 17 December 1894). Notes: Helped With Publications On Quantum Mechanics

Jan Romein

Friend Relationship With Romein, Jan (Born 30 October 1893). Notes: Tjalling C. Koopmans - Biographical

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