Van Velde, Jacoba
|Birthname||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)|
|Astrology data||18°49' 08°27 Asc. 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.
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)