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Frans De Potter

Frans De Potter Biography

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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.

FAMILY LIFE
He was born in Ghent, Belgium.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He and poet Henri Michaux were both born in nineteenth-century Belgium.
TRIVIA
He founded the Davidsfonds, a Roman Catholic organization dedicated to promoting Flemish literature and art.

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