Van Gulik, Robert
|born on||9 August 1910 at 06:25 (= 06:25 AM )|
|Place||Zutphen, Netherlands, 52n09, 6e12|
|Timezone||LST m4e53 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||15°46' 03°33 Asc. 05°11'|
Duch orientalist, diplomat, musician (of the guqin), and writer, best known for theJ udge Dee historical mysteries, the protagonist of which he borrowed from the 18th-century Chinese detective novel Dee Goong An.
His talents as a linguist suited him for a job in the Dutch Foreign Service, which he joined in 1935; and he was then stationed in various countries, mostly in East Asia (Japan and China).
He died 24 September 1967.
Taeger quotes Meridian Dec 93, B.C.
- Vocation : Politics : Diplomat
- Vocation : Writers : Detective/ Mystery
- Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Languages