Public Figure Profiles

Jeroen Brouwers

Jeroen Godfried Marie Brouwers (30 April 1940 – 11 May 2022) was a Dutch writer.

From 1964 to 1976 Brouwers worked as an editor at Manteau publishers in Brussels. In 1964 he made his literary debut with Het mes op de keel (The Knife to the Throat).

He won the Ferdinand Bordewijk Prijs in 1989 for De zondvloed, the Constantijn Huygens Prize in 1993 for his collected works, and in 1995 the Prix Femina for International works for his book Bezonken rood (Sunken Red). In 2007 he refused the Dutch Literature Prize (Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren) - the highest literary accolade in the Dutch-speaking world - because he considered the prize money of €16,000 too low for all his work.Brouwers received the Libris Prize for Cliënt E. Busken in 2021.

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Some of their strengths

Jeroen Brouwers has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Strong, Artistic, Innovative, Charming, Quick-witted, and Intelligent.

Strong and Diligent

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Jeroen Brouwers is someone who is a strong, diligent, and trustworthy person who approaches life with honesty and perseverance, but who is also physical, sensual, and artistic. A person who is a bit of a "lone wolf".

Soulful and Intuitive

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Jeroen Brouwers well know them as someone who can be graceful, romantic, and reserved, like gentle rain.

Inventive and Clever

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Jeroen Brouwers as someone who is flexible, intelligent, and quick-witted.

A person who likes to be creative, and to be recognized for their artistic talents. Who possesses intelligence, mental discipline, and ambition, and who does well in relationships and partnerships.

Social and Intuitive

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Jeroen Brouwers is someone who values forming deep friendships and relationships, and who has strong intuition and reasoning skills .

They are also someone who is calm, comforting, and stable, and who loves stability and being a good friend and loyal partner.

Patient and Compassionate

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Jeroen Brouwers tends to be someone who approaches life with grace and compassion, and who has a powerful and commanding personality. Who can be analytical, patient, and deliberate, avoiding risks and seeking out stability instead.

Some of Jeroen Brouwers's challenges

While Jeroen Brouwers has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Jeroen Brouwers can be Self-centered, Stubborn, Idle, Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Hypocritical, and Unfocused.

Stubborn and Idle

One of Jeroen Brouwers's key challenges is that they are someone who can be seen as stubborn and, at times, lazy.

Jeroen Brouwers must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs, and can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Unfocused and Indecisive

Jeroen Brouwers is someone who can be scattered, restless, and insensitive, be distracted by fluctuating professional interests, be a workaholic, and who can be arrogant and have difficulty accepting advice.

Materialistic and Aggressive

Finally, Jeroen Brouwers also can be materialistic, emotional, aggressive, stubborn, inconsistent, and be prone to big temper outbursts.