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List of notable or famous novelists from the Netherlands, with bios and photos, including the top novelists born in the Netherlands and even some popular novelists who immigrated to the Netherlands. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Dutch novelists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These novelists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known novelist from the Netherlands is included when available.

A list made up of people like Jacob Israƫl de Haan and Gerard Reve.

This historic novelists from the Netherlands list can help answer the questions "Who are some Dutch novelists of note?" and "Who are the most famous novelists from the Netherlands?" These prominent novelists of the Netherlands may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Dutch novelists.

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Adrianus Franciscus Theodorus van der Heijden is a Dutch writer. Van der Heijden initially studied psychology and philosophy in Nijmegen. After moving to Amsterdam he turned to writing. His first two books appeared under the pseudonym Patrizio Canaponi: the short story collection Een gondel in de ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Netherlands

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Aagje Deken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Novelists from the Netherlands
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Aagje Deken was a Dutch writer. Agatha Deken was born in 1741. In 1745 her parents died and she went to live in the 'Oranje Appel' orphanage in Amsterdam, where she remained until 1767. After leaving the orphanage she served in several families and later started a business in coffee and tea. In 1769 ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1741-1804)

Birthplace: Amstelveen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Albert Hagenaars is an award-winning Dutch author and poet. Some of his poetry collections are: Stadskoorts, Spertijd and Curfew, Intriges, Tropendrift / Tropical Drift and Drijfjacht. His novels are Dood Tij and Butijn, Het Boze Oog. The poetry book Linguisticum was translated in three languages: ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Netherlands

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Antoon Coolen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Novelists from the Netherlands
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Antoon Coolen was a well-known Dutch writer of novels. He has written the Boekenweekgeschenk for the Boekenweek of 1947 and a novel that was part of the Boekenweekgeschenk in 1939. ...more

Age: Died at 64 (1897-1961)

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