Stijn STREUVELS

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BelgianBorn Franciscus Petrus Maria LATEUR

Flemish writer

Born on October 03, 1871 in Heule, België

Died on August 15, 1969 in Ingooigem, België

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He started writing at a very young age. He was inspired by his uncle (another famous writer) Guido Gezelle. Until 1905 he worked as a baker at Avelghem, a village near Kortrijk. Initially his work was published in an insignificant magazine, De jonge Vlaming (The young Fleming). Soon he was discovered by the editors of a new magazine, Van Nu en Straks (From Now and Soon). After their first encounter, Emmanuel de Bom became his mentor and advised him to publish his work in book form.



In 1905 he married Alida Staelens. They had 4 children: Paula (1906), Paul (1909), Dina (1916) and Isa (1922). In 1980 their house became a museum dedicated to Streuvels.

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