Zacharias Coetzee

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Zacharias Coetzee

Birthplace: South Africa
Death: Died in South Africa
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Husband of Vera 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]

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February 9, 1940
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
April 8, 1943
Johannesburg, South Africa
South Africa
South Africa