Nelson Lumbantoruan is a native of Humbang Hasundutan – one of the historical centers in the Batak lands. After having studied in Medan and in Jakarta Nelson returned to his hometown, and is now a staff member of the Regency of Humbang Hasundutan. He is the Chair of the Cultural Division of the Department of Tourism (Dinas Pariwisata), Humbang Hasundutan Regency.
- History of North Sumatra
- Batak Culture
- Batak manuscripts
1967 Born Nagasaribu, Lintong ni Huta, Kab. Humbang Hasundutan
1992 BA Regional Letters and Cultures, University of North Sumatra, Medan
2005 S2 Linguistik, University of North Sumatra, Medan