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Robert van Gulik
  • Robert van Gulik

  • Date of birth: August 09, 1910
  • Died: September 24, 1967
  • Born: in Zutphen, Netherlands.

  • Description: Robert Hans van Gulik was a Dutch diplomat best known for his Judge Dee stories. His first published book, The Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee, was a translation of an eighteenth-century Chinese murder mystery by an unknown author; he went on to write new mysteries for Judge Dee, a character based on a historical figure from the seventh century. He also wrote academic books, mostly on Chinese history.