Willem Jozef Andreas Jonckbloet

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Willem Jozef Andreas Jonckbloet (6 July 1817, The Hague – 19 October 1885, Wiesbaden) was a Dutch historian, best known for work on medieval poetry.

W.J.A. Jonckbloet

From 1835 he was a student at the University of Leiden. After pursuing medicine and law, he turned to Low German literature. From 1847 at Deventer, he became a professor at Leiden in 1878.

In 1855 he became member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.[1]


  • Geschiedenis der middennederlandsche dichtkunst (Amsterdam 1851-55, 3 Bde.)
  • Étude sur le roman de Renart (Groningen 1863)
  • Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche letterkunde (Groningen 1868-70; Bde.)


  1. ^ "W.J.A. Jonckbloet (1817 - 1885)". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 28 July 2015.

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House of Representatives of the Netherlands
New district Member for Winschoten
Succeeded by
Hendrik Goeman Borgesius