Winkler Prins, Anthony
|born on||30 January 1817 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )|
|Place||Voorst, Netherlands, 52n10, 6e09|
|Timezone||LMT m6e09 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||10°24' 08°05 Asc. 11°29'|
Dutch writer, remembered mostly for being chief editor of the "Winkler Prins" encyclopedia.
Besides being an encyclopedist, Winkler Prins (a double surname) was a "Doopsgezind" (Mennonite) preacher. He also wrote editorials for many newspapers, as well as poetry.
Winkler Prins' son Jacob (born in Tjalleberd on 5 February 1849, died at sea on 25 November 1907) was a poet (mostly of sonnets) and a painter.
Anthony Winkler Prins died on 4 January 1908 in Voorburg.
Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate at www.familysearch.org, p. 20/196 : "des middags ten twee uren" (two o'clock in the afternoon).
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
- Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Mennonite preacher)
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Editorialist)
- Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Encyclopedist)