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Edward Douwes Dekker Edward Douwes Dekker

Plaque: Edward Douwes Dekker

During September - October 1859 the author Multatuli (Edward Douwes Dekker) wrote his major work "Max Havelaar" in the tavern "The Belgian Prince" which was here until 1876, at no.80 rue de la Montagne.

Original inscription:

IN SEPTEMBRE - OCTOBRE 1859 L’AUTEUR
MULTATULI (EDWARD DOUWES DEKKER)
ECRIVIT SON CHEF-D’OEUVRE MAX HAVELAAR
EN L’ESTAMINET « AU PRINCE BELGE »
SE TROUVANT JUSQU’EN 1876 A CET ENDROIT,
SOUS LE No. 80 RUE DE LA MONTAGNE.

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Edward Douwes Dekker

Dutch writer, pseudonym "Multatuli". His great work was the novel, "Max Have...

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