Nicolaas Beets

  • Pseudonym: Hildebrand
  • Dutch


Nicolaas Beets (1814-1903) was a Dutch pastor, professor, author and poet known under the pseudonym HILDEBRAND, known for his keen eye for comic detail and the accuracy of his characterizations and descriptions (The Delta Series Books). Camera Obscura was his famous work. Other works are: Jose (1834), Kuser (1835) and the Guy Fleming (1837). In 1840, Mr Beets was the pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church in Heemstede and from 1874 to 1884 he was a professor of church history at the University of Utrecht. (Book Jacket)


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1814/09/13 Nicolaas Beets is born in Haarlem, Netherlands Born Haarlem Netherlands
1837/00/00 Nicolaas Beets writes "Camera Obscura" at Breestraat 114 Leiden, he was a student of Theology at Leiden University Author Camera Obscura Leiden Netherlands
1839/00/00 "Camera Obscura" first published Author Camera Obscura
1851/00/00 Nicolaas Beets revises "Camera Obscura" by adding stories, it reached its final form in 1851 Author Camera Obscura
1903/03/13 Nicolaas Beets dies in Utrecht, Netherlands (Memorial stone at the Beit House, Booth St) Died Utrecht Netherlands

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Camera Obscura Author Book 1839/00/00
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