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Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt, Dr

Also Known As: "Dr. C. Louis Leipoldt", "Christian Frederich Louis Leipoldt; Christian Frederic Louis Leipoldt"
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Birthplace: Worcester, Kaapkolonie
Death: Died in Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Son of Dr. Christian Friedrich Leipoldt and Anna Meta Christiana Leipoldt
Brother of Andreas Leipoldt; Luise Frances Carina Pattison; Johann Gottleib Wilhelm Leipoldt; Katy Leipoldt and . Leipoldt

Occupation: Medikus en Digter
Managed by: Louis Scholtz, j4
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About Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt, Dr

C. Louis Leipoldt (28 Desember, 1880 — 12 April, 1947) was 'n bekende, vroeë Afrikaanse digter, geneesheer, plantkundige en joernalis. Hy wen die Hertzogprys in 1935 (saam met W.E.G. Louw en Totius).

Dr. Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt (28 December 1880 – 12 April 1947) was a South African poet, who wrote in the Afrikaans language. Together with Jan F. E. Celliers and J. D. du Toit (published as Totius), he was one of the leading figures in the poetry of the Second Afrikaans Movement. Apart from poetry, Louis Leipoldt (Loo-ee LAY-polt) wrote novels, plays, stories, children's books, cookbooks and a travel diary. He is numbered amongst the greatest of the Afrikaner poets and he was described by D. J. Opperman, himself a noted South African poet, as "our versatile artist"

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Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt, Dr's Timeline

1880
December 28, 1880
Worcester, Kaapkolonie
1881
January 24, 1881
Rynse Kerk, Worcester, Kaapkolonie
1947
April 12, 1947
Age 66
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa