Henri Nouwen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Henri Nouwen

Dutch priest and writer

Date of Birth: 24-Jan-1932

Place of Birth: Nijkerk, Gelderland, Netherlands

Date of Death: 21-Sep-1996

Profession: writer, psychologist, Catholic priest, presbyter, theologian, university teacher

Nationality: Kingdom of the Netherlands

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Henri Nouwen

  • Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen (January 24, 1932 – September 21, 1996) was a Dutch Catholic priest, professor, writer and theologian.
  • His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, social justice and community.
  • Over the course of his life, Nouwen was heavily influenced by the work of Anton Boisen, Thomas Merton, Rembrandt, Vincent van Gogh, and Jean Vanier. After nearly two decades of teaching at academic institutions including the University of Notre Dame, Yale Divinity School and Harvard Divinity School, Nouwen went on to work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the L'Arche Daybreak community in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

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