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1695, Jun 61751, Jun 20
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1737 to 1741. Mainly remembered for his involvement in the 1740 Batavia massacre, Valckenier later died in a prison in Batavia (present-day Jakarta). In 1726, he became merchant and chief buyer (opperkoopman); in 1727 he was "Accountant General" (boekhouder-generaal) of the Dutch Indies; in 1730, he was appointed to the Council of the Indies (Raad extra-ordinair), and, in 1733, as a full "Councillor".
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10/09/1740-Netherlands Governor-General Adriaan Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia 
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Governors-General of the Dutch East Indies:

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Laurens Reael (1615-1619): an employee of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1616 to 1619 and an admiral of the Dutch n...
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