Karel Schoeman date of birth:

October 26, 1939

How old was Karel Schoeman when died?


Where was Karel Schoeman born?

Trompsburg, Orange Free state, South Africa

When did Karel Schoeman die?

May 1, 2017

Where did Karel Schoeman die?

Bloemfontein, Orange Free State

Why did Karel Schoeman die?


What is Karel Schoeman nationality?

South African

What is Karel Schoeman's occupation?

Novelist, Historian

What genre is Karel Schoeman's work?

Romance, Prose Fiction, Biography, History

Short Biography

Karel Schoeman (born 26 October 1939 in Trompsburg, South Africa) is a South African novelist, historian, translator and man of letters. He is the author of 19 novels and numerous works of history. He is one of South Africa's most awarded authors. Schoeman writes primarily in Afrikaans although several of his non-fiction books were originally written in English. His novels are increasingly being translated into foreign languages, notably English, French and Dutch.