Hugo Claus

Hugo Claus
1929 - 2008
Hugo Claus  Belgian Writer

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Hugo Claus was previously married to Elly Claus (1955).

Hugo Claus was in relationships with Sylvia Kristel (1973 - 1977) and Veerle De wit.


Belgian Writer Hugo Claus was born Hugo Maurice Julien Claus on 5th April, 1929 in Bruges, Belgium and passed away on 19th Mar 2008 Antwerp, Belgium aged 78. He is most remembered for Het verdriet van België (`The Sorrow of Belgium`). His zodiac sign is Aries.

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Dating2 4 years 2 years -
Married1 66 years, 10 months - -
Total3 66 years, 10 months 23 years, 7 months 4 years


First Name Hugo
Last Name Claus
Full Name at Birth Hugo Maurice Julien Claus
Alternative Name Dorothea van Male (Pen Name), Jan Hyoens (Pen Name), Thea Streiner (Pen Name)
Age 78 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th April, 1929
Birthplace Bruges, Belgium
Died 19th March, 2008
Place of Death Antwerp, Belgium
Cause of Death Euthanasia - Legal in Belgium
Build Athletic
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Belgian
High School Boarding Schools
Occupation Text Playwright/Novelist/Poet/Painter/Film Director
Occupation Writer
Claim to Fame Het verdriet van België (`The Sorrow of Belgium`)
Father Jozef (Joseph) Claus (Painter)
Mother Germaine Vanderlinden
Brother Guido Claus, Odo Claus, Johan Claus
Family Member Thomas Claus (Son), Arthur Kristel Claus (Son)

Hugo Maurice Julien Claus (5 April 1929 – 19 March 2008) was a leading Belgian author who published under his own name as well as various pseudonyms. Claus' literary contributions spanned the genres of drama, the novel, and poetry; he also left a legacy as a painter and film director. He wrote primarily in Dutch, although he also wrote some poetry in English.

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Hugo Claus78 AriesWriter
Sylvia Kristel60 LibraActress
Elly Claus94 CapricornActress
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