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Ad van Liempt (2010)

Ad van Liempt (born 21 May 1949, Utrecht) is a Dutch journalist, writer and a TV producer. He has written several books, including a biography of Prince Bernhard. He also initiated the history program Andere Tijden (Other Times).

Outside the Netherlands he is best known for his book Kopgeld: Nederlandse premiejagers op zoek naar joden, 1943[1] which was translated into English and published as Hitler's Bounty Hunters: The Betrayal of the Jews.[2] It described the process by which Nazis paid bounties to Dutch people, particularly police and members of the Central Bureau for Jewish Emigration, for information on the locations of Jews]].

He wrote Selma: De vrouw die Sobibor overleefde (2010), a biography of Selma Engel-Wijnberg, one of two Dutch survivors of Sobibor Extermination Camp during the Holocaust.


  1. ^ van Liempt, Ad (2002). Kopgeld: Nederlandse premiejagers op zoek naar joden, 1943 (in Dutch). Amsterdam: Balans. p. 373. ISBN 9789050184786.
  2. ^ van Liempt, Ad; Translated by S.J. Leinbach (2005). Hitler's Bounty Hunters (English translation from Dutch). London: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. ISBN 1845202031.