Hoekstra, Han G.

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Hoekstra, Han G. Gender: M
Hendricus Gerard Hoekstra
born on 4 September 1906 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Den Haag, Netherlands, 52n05, 4e19
Timezone LST m4e53 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 11°02' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 29°31 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 25°30'

Han G. Hoekstra (At right, with Piet Esser, 1957)
photo: Joop van Bilsen (ANEFO), license cc-by-sa-3.0


Dutch poet, best known for his children's literature.

Hoekstra won numerous awards throughout his career, including the 1972 Constantijn Huygens Prize, an annual Dutch literary award.

He died on 15 April 1988, age 81, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate n° 4833 from the Den Haag archives: "des namiddags ten half een uur" (twelve-thirty in the afternoon).


  • Vocation : Writers : Children's literature
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award