Founder KLM magazine Holland Herald death

In Amsterdam, Jean-Jacques van Belle died. He was the founder of the Holland Herald, the in-flight magazine of KLM.

Entrepreneur Of Belle took his first steps on the business path at his 22nd, when he with 200 dollars in my pocket to left New York. He closed one deal after the other. So he set a large Dutch flower show goes hand in the department store Macy’s in Los Angeles and he has acted in British agricultural machinery in Latin America.

In Stockholm made Of Belle acquainted with The Scandinavian Times, a newspaper that was set up by American marine officers with friends in Denmark. That brought him eventually to the idea for an English-language magazine with English content in KLM aircraft.

The first issue of Holland Herald saw in 1966, was born and became the oldest and longest running in-flight magazine in the world. Belle was 88 years old and has for some time been sick.

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