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1587, Jan 81629, Sep 21
an officer of the Dutch East India Company in Indonesia (VOC) in the early seventeenth century, holding two terms as its Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. He was the founder of Batavia, the capital city of the Dutch East Indies. Renowned for providing the impulse that set the VOC on the path to dominance in the Dutch East Indies, he was long considered a national hero in the Netherlands.
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01/13/1621-Jan Pieterszoon Coen's fleet sets sail to Moluccas (from Jacarta) 
03/07/1621-Jan Pieterszoon Coen's troops land on Lontor (-ed Lonthor? Lontar?), East Indies 
07/06/1621-Dutch Governor-General Jan Pieterszoon Coen takes Banda-islands, 15,000 die 
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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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