Journalist Max van Weezel died on Thursday morning at the age of 67, as his wife told the NOS.

Van Weezel announced at the end of December that he only had a few months left to live. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the spring of 2018.

"I'm not trying to dramatize it and make it as normal as possible," he told Radio 1 in The Marathon Interview in December. your head."

Van Weezel started his journalistic career in the 1970s at Vrij Nederland , where he initially provided a gossip section. Later he was, among other things, political editor, deputy chief editor and political commentator for the weekly newspaper.

Van Weezel also presented various radio programs, including With a view to tomorrow, Argos and Spijkers met koppen.

Van Weezel was married to journalist Anet Bleich, with whom he had a daughter.

Max was a star of The Hague without allure. Feared as a journalist, but loved as a person. Over the years we have built a mutual bond of respect and personal appreciation. My thoughts are with his wife, daughter and other family and friends.

Avatar AuthorMinPresMoment of places12: 47 - April 11, 2019