Ben Midland (pseudonym), born as Jacobus.Franciskus M. "Bas" van Weelde, The Hague, The Netherlands (8 september 1954) is a writer of fact-fiction novels.

Ben Midland was born on September 8,
1954, in The Hague. After a bachelor
study Japanese Studies to 1984 he lived
in Japan, where he worked as an
assistant teacher. In 1989 he returned
to the Netherlands, primary to work on
his career and to continue his studies in
Japanese culture, mythology and folklore.
In 2013 he decided to move permanently
to Portugal, together with his family to
concentrate himself totally on the writing
of conspiracy/fact-fiction books.
  • Paderne, Portugal
  • JoinedApril 27, 2014


Story by Ben Midland