Van Velde, Jacoba

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Van Velde, Jacoba Gender: F
Catharina Jacoba van Velde
born on 10 May 1903 at 16:30 (= 4:30 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_taucol.18.gif 18°49' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 08°27 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 16°56'


Dutch writer whose debut novel "De grote zaal" (The Great Hall) appeared in 1953 and was within ten years translated into thirteen languages. During her lifetime around 75,000 copies of "De grote zaal" were sold. In 2010, in a national campaign, the book was given away for free to members of all the public libraries in The Netherlands.

She died in Amsterdam on 7 September 1985.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate no. 2449 from the Den Haag municipal archives: "des namiddags ten half vijf uur" (in the afternoon at half past four o'clock).


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)