Frans De Potter

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Birthday
4, 1834
Birthplace
Ghent, Belgium
Death Date
Aug 15, 1904 (70)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
4, 1834
Birthplace
Ghent, Belgium
Death Date
Aug 15, 1904 (70)

About

Belgian author whose best-known works include Volksliederen and Vlaamsche Bibliographie. In 1862, he published his sole historical novel, Robert van Valois te Gent.

Before Fame

He served as Chief Clerk of Ghent's Fondsenblad and began working as secretary of the Flemish Academy in 1886.

Trivia

He founded the Davidsfonds, a Roman Catholic organization dedicated to promoting Flemish literature and art.

Family Life

He was born in Ghent, Belgium.

Associated With

He and poet Henri Michaux were both born in nineteenth-century Belgium.