Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands — Northwestern Europe
Hier schreef Johannes Kneppelhout als Klikspaan zijn studentenschetsen 1839-1844
Here Johannes Kneppelhout, as "Klikspaan", wrote his student sketches, 1839-1844.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is January 8, 1814.
Location. 52° 9.46′ N, 4° 29.114′ E. Marker is in Leiden, Zuid-Holland (South Holland). Marker is on Rapenburg, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Rapenburg 65, Leiden, Zuid-Holland 2311 GK, Netherlands. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Academiegebouw / Academy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gravensteen (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Recht en Slecht / Right and Wrong (about 120 meters away); Pilgrims in Leiden (about 150 meters away); Pilgrim Fathers' Leiden Exile Deaths (about 150 meters away); John Robinson (about 150 meters away); Jean Pesjinhofe / Jean Pesjin Almshouse The Mayflower, 1620: In Memory of Rev. John Robinson, M.A. (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leiden.
Also see . . . Johannes Kneppelhout (Wikipedia, in Dutch).
Excerpt (in translation): "Johannes Kneppelhout (Leiden , January 8, 1814 – Oosterbeek, November 8, 1885) was a Dutch author, also known under the pseudonym "Klikspaan". He enjoys fame mainly for his humorous and realistic, later moralistic sketches about student life. Kneppelhout was also patron of many artists."(Submitted on August 15, 2022.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.