Van Loon, Hendrik

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van Loon, Hendrik Gender: M
van Loon, Hendrik Willem
born on 14 January 1882 at 03:15 (= 03:15 AM )
Place Rotterdam, Netherlands, 51n55, 4e28
Timezone LMT m4e29 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 23°54' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 10°55 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 20°23'


Dutch-American writer, a journalist and historian, famed for his "Story of Mankind," 1921, "Story of the Bible," 1923, "America," 1927 and "R.v.R," 1930, a fictional biography of Rembrandt.

Van Loon emigrated to the United States in 1903 and studied at Harvard and Cornell (B.A., 1905). He was an Associated Press correspondent in Russia during the revolutionary outbreak of 1905 and in Belgium at the beginning of World War I.

He died on March 11, 1944 in Old Greenwich, CT, and his son Gerard Willem published his biography in 1972.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Family : Change residence 1903 (Emigrated to U.S.)
  • Social : End a program of study 1905 (Received B.A.)
  • Work : New Career 1905 (Associated Press correspondent)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1921 ("Story of Mankind")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1930 ("R.v.R")

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes Koppejan from B.C.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Gerard Willem-son)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Netherlands to U.S.)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Historian)