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Anthoine Nicolas Ernest Changuion, SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Den Haag, Netherlands
Death: Died in Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Francois Daniel Changuion and Henriëtta Wilhelmina Hartingh
Husband of Magdalena Elizabeth Faure, SM/PROG
Father of Francois Daniel Changuion; Abraham Arnoldus Changuion; François Daniel Changuion; Susanna Magdalena Van Oordt; Eduard Louis Changuion and 7 others
Brother of Francois Daniel Changuion; Louise Anna Changuion and Laurent Jonathan Changuion

Occupation: Dutch educator, writer, politician, orator, journalist, and main leader of the Dutch movement in South Africa.[1][2]
Managed by: Daniel Jacobus Botes, g2h3
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About Anthoine Nicolas Ernest Changuion, SV/PROG

Anthoine Nicolas Ernest Changuion (jonkheer) * Den Haag, Nederland 15.12.1803 a. 12.10.1831 vanaf Leiden, Nederland waar hy teologie sowel as Lettere bestudeer het. Hy aanvaar ‘n pos as hoogleraar in Klassieke sowel as Moderne tale, te Kaapstad aan die Afrikaansche Athenaeum, ‘n pos wat hy tot 1842 beklee. Hy bedank en begin sy eie skool te Strandstraat, Kaapstad, ‘n tweetalige skool wat vinnig opgang gemaak het. Uitstaande opvoedkundige wat ook outeur v ‘n groot verskeidenheid skoolboeke asook artikels was, wat ook gepubliseer is. Op sy aanbeveling word ‘n raad v eksaminatore in 1858 vir skole gestig. Beywer hom vir die bevordering vd letterkunde en word een vd oprigters vd Maatschappij ter Uitbreiding van Beschaving en Letterkunde. Gedurende 1854-65 skrywe hy hoofartikels van De Zuid-Afrikaan waarin hy ‘n streng Afrikaanse gees openbaar en nie skroom om foute vd Britse beleid uit te wys nie. Keer terug na Europa op 15.4.1865 † Lörrach, Duitsland 14.10.1881 s.v. Francois Daniel Changuion en Henriëtta Wilhelmina Hartingh x Kaapstad 25.9.1832 Magdalena Elizabeth FAURE * 28.1.1814 † Basel, Switzerland 15.3.1814 † 1890 d.v. Abraham Faure en Susanna Martha Smuts Erkenning: SA Biografiese Woordeboek, Vol II -------------------- In 1831 he accepted a professorship in classical and modern languages, focusing on Dutch literature, at the South African Athenaeum (founded in 1829; later known as the South African College, now the University of Cape Town). At Leiden University, he held the title of Philosophy Theoreticae Master et Litirarum Doctor Humaniorum (honoris causa). At the South African Athenaeum he remained in this position until 1842 when he resigned for various reasons. He was married on 25 September 1832 to ME Faure, daughter of Dr. Abraham Faure and Susanna Smuts. From this marriage he had six sons and three daughters.[1][2]

Changuion was a well-educated linguist who was an excellent orator and honoured by many. He had a healthy and reasonable zeal for the cause of teaching linguistics and languages to Dutch speakers in South Africa and elsewhere in the world. In the educational field he was the first great teacher of his time. He authored and published the first school books in South Africa and was an excellent teacher to children. His patient, kind, and warm nature allowed him to achieve great success in educating children specifically.[1][2]

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Anthoine Nicolas Ernest Changuion, SV/PROG's Timeline

1803
December 15, 1803
Den Haag, Netherlands
1832
September 25, 1832
Age 28
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1833
September 29, 1833
Age 29
Cape Town
1833
Age 29
1835
June 23, 1835
Age 31
1836
November 29, 1836
Age 32
1838
1838
Age 34
1840
August 13, 1840
Age 36
1842
1842
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1844
1844
Age 40