Hendrik Willem van Loon Photo

Hendrik Willem van Loon

Born: Jan 14, 1882

Death: Mar 11, 1944

Birthplace: Rotterdam

Profession: Writer

Nationality: Netherlands

Hendrik Willem van Loon

Date of Birth : Jan 14, 1882
Date of Death : Mar 11, 1944
Birth Place : Rotterdam

Hendrik Willem van Loon was a Dutch-American historian, journalist, and award-winning children's book author.

Profession


  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Historian

Also known as


  • Henrik Van Loon
  • Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Parents


  • Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • Elisabeth Johanna Hanken

Spouse


  • Eliza Ingersoll Bowditch
  • Frances Goodrich

Children


  • Henry Bowditch Van Loon
  • Gerard Willem Van Loon

Awards Won


  • John Newbery Medal
  • Newbery Medal
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