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16081679, Jul 27
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1646 until 1650. He went, in 1627, as Assistant to Batavia, Dutch East Indies aboard the Wapen van Hoorn. From 1632 to 18 January 1636 he was Accountant-General. In 1639 he became Counsellor-Extraordinary to the Dutch Council of the Indies. A year later he was appointed President of the Schepenrechtbank (a maritime court, but with various other functions). One further year later he was made a full Counsellor; he followed Philips Lucasz as Director-General of the Indies.
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Governors-General of the Dutch East Indies:

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