Securities and Exchange Commission
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    Form 6-K

                            Report of Foreign Issuer

                      Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d/16 of
                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                                  January 2004

                                   AEGON N.V.

                                  50 AEGONplein
                                2591 TV THE HAGUE
                                 The Netherlands

The press release of AEGON N.V.'s subsidiary, Transamerica Finance Corporation,
dated January 2, 2004, is attached hereto as an appendix and incorporated by
reference herein and in AEGON N.V.'s Registration Statement under the Securities
Act of 1933 on Form F-3 (No 333 - 106497).


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                           AEGON N.V.

Date: January 5, 2004                  By  /s/  E. Lagendijk
                                           E. Lagendijk
                                           Senior Vice President and
                                           General Counsel