Vincent Van Gogh was bron on march 30th 1853. He had 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Their names were, Theo, Cor, Elisabeth, Anna, and, Wiliemina. His father's name is Theodorus Van Gogh. His father was a minister of the Dutch Reformed Church. His mother's name is Anna Cornelia Carbentus. Vincent was named after his grandfather Vincent. Vincent attended the village school at Zundert from 1860, then he was taught at home with his sister Anna by a governess. Until he was placed in Jan Provily's boarding school. In September he attended the new Willem College Middle School. His uncle Cent helped him obtain a position with the art dealer Goupil and Cie in the Hague. Goupil transferred Vincent to London where he lodged at 87 Hackford Road, Stockwell and he worked at Messrs Goupil and co., 17 southern Hampton Street. His father and his uncle arranged a flight to Paris, France where he grew resentful at how art was treated as a commodity. On the 1st of April, 1876 Goupil terminated his employment. His family sent him to Amsterdam to study Theology in May, 1877. He stayed with his uncle Jan Van Gogh a naval vice admiral. Vincent prepared for the entrance examination with his uncle Johannes Stricker, a respected Theologian. He failed the exam and left his uncle's house in July, 1878.