Bothenius Brouwer, A.J.

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Bothenius Brouwer, A.J. Gender: M
Antonie Jacob Bothenius Brouwer
born on 1 November 1861 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Veendam, Netherlands, 53n06, 6e53
Timezone LMT m6e53 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 09°31' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 29°03 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 16°11'


Dutch journalist and writer.

He followed the Gymmnasium in Zwolle and studied French Letters in Lausanne and Paris. In 1889 he wrote artcles about the World Exposition for Utrechts Dagblad, Provinciale Zwolse, Handelsblad and Leeuwarder Courant.

on 1 January 1893 he became head editor of the Leeuwarder Courant.

In 1910 he became editor in chief of the Arnhemse Courant, in 1922 of the Nieuwe Courant in Den Haag. After his retiremnet, he kept on writing.

He was chairman of the Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde and became knigthed several times.

He died 6 February 1947 in Rotterdam.


In 1899 he married Catharina Bloembergen (1873 - 8 October 1954, Rotterdam). His son Henricus Antonie Jacob Bothenius Brouwer (1909 - 26 August 1961, Amsterdam) became a jurist and literary collector. On 15 July 1947 his son married the jurist Wouterina Joanna Van Geer and on 5 October 1953 they got a son Tjerk Sikko.


Source Notes

Gauquelin Series A Vol 6 #1951

Jaarboek van de Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde, 1950-1951 · dbnl:


  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor