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Willem Elsschot
Birth: May 7, 1882
Antwerp
Antwerp (Antwerpen), Belgium
Death: May 31, 1960
Antwerp
Antwerp (Antwerpen), Belgium

Author. He was a Belgian writer and poet, noted for his style of detailed description themes. During World War I, he served as the secretary of a national food relief committee in Antwerp. After the war he started an advertising agency and also published the Alvoorder magazine. His most celebrated novels included “Lijmen” (1924), “Kaas” (1933), “Tsjip” (1934) “en Het Been” (1938) , "The Tankship" (1942) and various poem collected works. In 1960, he was posthumously received the National Literary Award. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Antwerpen Schoonselhof Communal Cemetery
Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerpen
Antwerp (Antwerpen), Belgium
 
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Record added: Sep 22, 1999
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- Phil
 Added: Nov. 1, 2012
Dank voor de prachtige romans en gedichten.
- Ron
 Added: Oct. 13, 2012
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