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1803, Apr 181873, Aug 31
the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies in 1856–1861. Cinchona pahudiana, the variety of C. calisaya introduced to the Dutch East Indies for cultivation as a source of quinine, was named in his honor.
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Governors-General of the Dutch East Indies:

Pieter Both (1610-1614): the first Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. Not much is known of his early years. In 1599, Both was already an admiral in the New, ...
Gerard Reynst (1614-1615): a Dutch merchant, father of a museum curator, and later the second Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. On the request of his elders i...
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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