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Andries Gerhardus Visser

Also Known As: "A.G."
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Birthplace: Fraserburg, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa
Death: Died
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Son of Andries Gerhardus Visser and Martha Engela Elizabeth Visser, b9c3d1e1f7g3
Husband of <private> Visser (Conradie) and <private> Visser (De Villiers)
Father of <private> Visser; <private> Visser and <private> Visser
Brother of Franscois Daniel Visser; Daniel Visser; Floris A Visser and Jan Visser

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About A.G. Visser

Andries Gerhardus Visser is op 1 Maart 1878 op die plaas Zaaifontein, in die distrik van Fraserburg, Kaapkolonie, gebore. 'n Groot droogte het sy ouers van hulle plaas in Carnarvon afgedryf, en hy is in n tentjie op die werf van die plaashuis, onder die skaduwee van 'n peerboom gebore. Hy gaan skool in Daljosafat, (twee ander bekende skrywers, Totius en D.F. Malherbe is in dié tyd ook saam met hom op skool), ontvang opleiding in onderwys aan die Normaalkollege te Kaapstad, en studeer as geneesheer in Edinburg, Skotland, vanaf 1901 tot 1906. Hy werk as dokter te Carnarvon (1907-1909), Steytlerville (1909-1916) en Heidelberg (1916 – 1929). Hy word groot vriende met die digter Eugene Marais in die Heidelberg-jare. Hy trou twee maal, in 1913 met Lettie Conradie, oorlede in 1920; en in 1927 met Marie de Villiers. Hy sterf op 10 Junie 1929.

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Visser was born on the farm Zaaifontein in the Fraserburg district of South Africa. An intense drought drove his parents from their farm in Carnarvon and he was born in a tent in the farmyard, under the shadow of a pear tree. He attended school in Daljosafat at the same time as two other notable writers, Totius and D.F. Malherbe. He received teacher's training at Normaal College in Cape Town en studied medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland from 1901 to 1906. He worked as a doctor in Carnarvon (1907–1909), Steytlerville (1909–1916) and Heidelberg (1916–1929). He became close friends with the poet Eugene Marais while in Heidelberg. He married twice; in 1913 with Lettie Conradie, who died in 1920, and again in 1927 with Marie de Villiers. He died on the 10th of June 1929.

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A.G. Visser's Timeline

1878
March 1, 1878
Fraserburg, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa
1929
June 10, 1929
Age 51
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