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Jan de Hartog

Born: 22-Apr-1914
Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
Died: 22-Sep-2002
Location of death: Houston, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered on the North Sea)

Gender: Male
Religion: Quaker
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist, Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Hollands glorie

Military service: Dutch Merchant Marine (WWII)

Father: Arnold Hendrik de Hartog
Mother: Lucretia Meijjes
Wife: Lydia van Schagen ("Vidia", m. 1934, div. 1947, one son, one daughter)
Daughter: Sylvia
Son: Arnold
Wife: Angela Wyndham Priestley (m. 1946, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Catherine
Son: Nicholas
Wife: Marjorie E. Mein (m. 29-Sep-1961, until his death, two Korean daughters adopted)
Daughter: Eva Kim
Daughter: Julia Kim

    University: Koninklijk Instituut Marine (dropped out)

    Tony 1952 for The Fourposter

Author of books:
Hollands glorie (1947, novel)
Stella (1950, novel)
The Little Ark (1953, juvenile)
A Sailor's Life (1956, novel)
The Spiral Road (1957, novel)
The Inspector (1960, novel)
Waters of the New World (1961, novel)
The Artist (1963, novel)
The Sailing Ship (1964, novel)
The Hospital (1964, nonfiction)
The Captain (1966, novel)
The Peaceable Kingdom (1972, novel)
The Lamb's War (1980, novel)
The Trail of the Serpent (1983, novel)
Star of Peace (1984, novel)
The Centurion (1990, novel)

Wrote plays:
Death of a Rat (1946)
The Fourposter (1951)
William and Mary (1963)



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