Are you curious about the diseases that plagued Amsterdam in the nineteenth and twentieth century? Do you want to know why mortality has decreased so drastically during the last two centuries? Then surf to www.doodinamsterdam.nl now. ‘Dood in Amsterdam’ (Death in Amsterdam) is our new website, set up by my colleagues and myself. On this website, results of our research into health and mortality in nineteenth and twentieth-century Amsterdam are regularly published in Dutch.