Machiavelli Award 2006 for Jan Blokker

Jan Blokker received the Machiavelli Award 2006 for his complete oeuvre as a newspaper columnist. For decades he stands out as a columnist with heads and shoulders above all others. “In the national predator gallery of piece writers, Jan Blokker is the honorary leopard. His style is recognizable and inimitable. Reason for awarding the prize is the continuous high quality of his columns.”