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Gedane zaken : de beste verhalen

Hugo Pos (author)

Gedane zaken : de beste verhalen

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Gedane zaken : de beste verhalen
Author
Hugo Pos
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Amsterdam: Ooievaar, 1996
230 p.
ISBN
90-5713-036-X

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About Hugo Pos

Hugo Pos (November 28, 1913 in Paramaribo – November 11, 2000 in Amsterdam) was a Surinamese judge, writer, and poet.

Biography

Hugo Pos was born in Paramaribo. Raymond was his older brother. In 1925, he left Suriname for the Netherlands to study at the grammar school and later Leiden University, and continued his studies in Paris. In 1940, Germany invaded the Netherlands, and because Pos was Jewish, he tried to escape. His second attempt was successful and Pos managed to reach California via Finland, Russia and Japan. He then decided to go to the United Kingdom to enlist in the army. In 1944, Pos joined the Netherlands Indies Civil Administration, and prosecuted "minor war crimes" for the International Military Tribunal for the Far East in Japan. Pos was back in the Netherlands in 1948, however he decided to return to his native country of Suriname in 1950 where he was appointed as judge and attorney general. Pos also taught at…Read more on Wikipedia