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Zacharias Coetzee

Also Known As: "Jack"
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Birthplace: Prince Albert, Central Karoo DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Husband of Vera Hildred Marie Coetzee
Father of J.M. Coetzee and David Keith Coetzee

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About Zacharias Coetzee

[JM Coetzee was] Born in Cape Town, Cape Province, Union of South Africa, on 9 February 1940 to Afrikaner parents,[5][6] his father, Zacharias Coetzee, was an occasional lawyer, government employee, and his mother, Vera Coetzee (born Wehmeyer), a schoolteacher.[7][8] The family spoke English at home, but J M spoke Afrikaans with other relatives.[7] He is descended from early Dutch immigrants to South Africa in the 17th century,[9][10] while his mother was a descendant of German and Polish immigrants.[2][11]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._M._Coetzee

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Zacharias Coetzee's Timeline

1912
September 29, 1912
Prince Albert, Central Karoo DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1940
February 9, 1940
Age 27
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1943
April 8, 1943
Age 30
Johannesburg, South Africa
1988
June 30, 1988
Age 75
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa