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Margaret Bakkes

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Margaret Bakkes
Born(1931-12-14)14 December 1931
South Africa
Died29 June 2016(2016-06-29) (aged 84)
NationalitySouth African

Margaret Bakkes (14 December 1931 – 29 June 2016) was a South African writer.

She was married to historian Cas Bakkes, and was the mother of four children: C. Johan Bakkes, Marius, Matilde, and Christiaan Bakkes, two of whom—Johannes and Christiaan—also became writers.[1]

Bakkes wrote more than thirty books and short stories in Afrikaans

Bakkes died on 29 June 2016 at the age of 84.[2]


  • Die Reise Van Olga Dolsjikowa En Ander Omswerwinge
  • Kroniek Van Die Sewe Blou Waens: Die Kort Lewe Van Gert Maritz
  • Littekens: Stories En Memories
  • Susanna Die Geliefde
  • Waar Jou Skat Is
  • Baksel in Die Môre
  • Ontheemdes
  • Benedicta


  1. ^ "Rus in vrede, Margaret Bakkes (1931 - 2016)". (in Afrikaans). Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  2. ^ Margaret Bakkes (1931 - 2016) Archived 9 January 2017 at the Wayback Machine
  • Profile, (in Afrikaans)

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