Hendrik Willem (Henrik) de Nie was born on 4 Dec 1946 in Voorburg. He was living between 1967 and 1974 in Leiden. He was living between 1974 and 1984 in Friesland. He graduated on 2 Oct 1975 in Leiden. He is living from 1987 onwards in Wageningen. He received a degree in Agricultural Sciences on 18 Mar 1988 in Wageningen.