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Born: 1867 08 24
Died: 1958 05 28


Born in the Netherlands. Arrived in 1896 in Pretoria in the then ZAR as a contractor. Entered the employ of the TE GROEN BROS, Dirk and Piet. With his friend VAN DE KOPPEL he established a contracting firm KOPPEL and BRUIJN. The built, amongst others, the Hollandia Club, Paul Kruger Street, Pretoria (demolished).

Books citing BRUIJN

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 50