Born: 1931 February 12 in Hillegersberg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Died: 2008 July 4 in Blue Hill, Maine, United States

Biography: Novelist, publicist and business man, who wrote his fiction and non-fiction in various languages, notably Dutch, English and German. He traveled the world extensively and wrote about many of the people and situations he encountered.

Many of his writings were filmed and/or adapted into television series, most notably his detective series "Grijpstra en De Gier". Some of his writings were adapted into comics.

He spent his later years in a located region of Maine.


    Janwillem van de Wetering Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Janwillem Family name: van de Wetering

Other Names:

  1. Jan Willem Lincoln van de Wetering Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Jan Willem Lincoln Family name: van de Wetering