1753–1824

Introduction

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Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 7, 1753, Zwolle, Ov­er­ijs­sel, Ne­the­rlands.

Christened: Feb­ru­a­ry 9, 1753.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 8, 1824, Zwolle, Ov­er­ijs­sel, Ne­ther­lands.

Buried: Gen­er­al Ce­me­te­ry Mep­pel­er­straat­weg, Zwolle, Ov­er­ijs­sel, Ne­the­rlands.

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Biography

Feith was born in­to an aris­to­cra­tic fa­mi­ly, the on­ly son of Pie­ter Feith and El­sa­be Spaar.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Har­der­wijk, and stu­died law at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Leiden (1769–70), where he took his de­gree af­ter on­ly one year.

He mar­ried Ockje Groen­e­veld in Ween­er, Ger­ma­ny, in No­vem­ber 1772 and set­tled in Zwolle. From 1773–90, they had at least 10 child­ren.

In 1780, Feith be­came bur­go­mas­ter of Zwolle.

Publications

Feith’s works were col­lect­ed in 1824 (Rot­ter­dam, 11 vol­umes), with a bi­o­gra­phi­cal no­tice by N. G. van Kamp­en.

Sources

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