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This is a list of governors and colonial administrators of the Dutch East Indies.[1][2]

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GovernorsEdit

Company appointedEdit

  Dutch East India Company (VOC)
Portrait Name From Until
1   Pieter Both 1610 1614
2   Gerard Reynst 1614 1615
3   Laurens Reael 1615 1619
4   Jan Pieterszoon Coen 1619 1623
5   Pieter de Carpentier 1623 1627
6   Jan Pieterszoon Coen 1627 1629
7   Jacques Specx 1629 1632
8   Hendrik Brouwer 1632 1636
9   Anthony van Diemen 1636 1645
10   Cornelis van der Lijn 1645 1650
11   Carel Reyniersz 1650 1653
12   Joan Maetsuycker 1653 1678
13   Rijckloff van Goens 1678 1681
14   Cornelis Speelman 1681 1684
15   Johannes Camphuys 1684 1691
16   Willem van Outhoorn 1691 1704
17   Joan van Hoorn 1704 1709
18   Abraham van Riebeeck 1709 1713
19   Christoffel van Swoll 1713 1718
20   Hendrick Zwaardecroon 1718 1725
21   Mattheus de Haan 1725 1729
22   Diederik Durven 1729 1732
23   Dirck van Cloon 1732 1735
24   Abraham Patras 1735 1737
25   Adriaan Valckenier 1737 1741
26   Johannes Thedens 1741 1743
27   Gustaaf Willem van Imhoff 1743 1750
28   Jacob Mossel 1750 1761
29   Petrus Albertus van der Parra 1761 1775
30   Jeremias van Riemsdijk 1775 1777
31   Reinier de Klerk 1777 1780
32   Willem Arnold Alting 1780 1796

Government appointedEdit

  Dutch East Indies
Portrait Name From Until Monarch
1   Pieter Gerardus van Overstraten 1796 1801  
Batavian Republic
(19 January 1795 – 5 June 1806)
2   Johannes Siberg 1801 1805
3   Albertus Henricus Wiese 1805 1806
French Interregnum in the Dutch East Indies under the Kingdom of Holland (1806–1811)
3   Albertus Henricus Wiese 1806 1808  
Louis I
House of Bonaparte
(5 June 1806 – 1 July 1810)
4   Herman Willem Daendels 1808 1811
 
Louis II
House of Bonaparte
(1 July 1810 – 9 July 1810)
 
Napoleon I
House of Bonaparte
(9 July 1810 – 1811)
5   Jan Willem Janssens 1811 1811
British Interregnum in the Dutch East Indies (1811–1816)
  Robert Rollo Gillespie

Acting General

1811 1811  
George III
House of Hanover
(1811 – 1816)
6   Stamford Raffles 1811 1816
7   John Fendall Jr. 1816 1816
Dutch Regain Full Control of Dutch East Indies, with three joint Commissioners-General of the Dutch East Indies
8   Cornelis Theodorus Elout 1816 1819  
William I
Willem I
House of Orange-Nassau
(1816 – 7 October 1840)
  Godert van der Capellen
  Arnold Adriaan Buyskes
Cornelis Theodorus Elout and Arnold Adriaan Buyskes leaves
9   Godert van der Capellen 1819 1826  
William I
Willem I
House of Orange-Nassau
(1816 – 7 October 1840)
10   Leonard du Bus de Gisignies

De-jure Governor-General

1826 1830
  Hendrik Merkus de Kock

Lieutenant Governor-General

11   Johannes van den Bosch 1830 1833
12   Jean Chrétien Baud 1833 1836
13   Dominique Jacques de Eerens 1836 1840
  Carel Sirardus Willem van Hogendorp

Acting

1840 1841
 
William II
Willem II
House of Orange-Nassau
(7 October 1840 – 17 March 1849)
14   Pieter Merkus 1841 1844
  Joan Cornelis Reynst

Acting

1844 1845
15   Jan Jacob Rochussen 1845 1851
 
William III
Willem III
House of Orange-Nassau
(17 March 1849 – 23 November 1890)
16   Albertus Jacobus Duymaer van Twist 1851 1856
17   Charles Ferdinand Pahud 1856 1861
18   Ludolph Anne Jan Wilt Sloet van de Beele 1861 1866
19   Pieter Mijer 1866 1872
20   James Loudon 1872 1875
21   Johan Wilhelm van Lansberge 1875 1881
22   Frederik s'Jacob 1881 1884
23   Otto van Rees 1884 1888
24   Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk 1888 1893
 
Wilhelmina
House of Orange-Nassau
(23 November 1890 – 4 September 1948)
25   Carel Herman Aart van der Wijck 1893 1899
26   Willem Rooseboom 1899 1904
27   Johannes Benedictus van Heutsz 1904 1909
28   Alexander Willem Frederik Idenburg 1909 1916
29   Johan Paul van Limburg Stirum 1916 1921
30   Dirk Fock 1921 1926
31   Andries Cornelis Dirk de Graeff 1926 1931
32   Bonifacius Cornelis de Jonge 1931 1936
33   Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer 1936 1942
  Hubertus van Mook

Acting

1942 1948
  Louis Beel

High Commissioner of the Dutch East Indies

1948 1949  
Juliana
House of Orange-Nassau
(4 September 1948 – 27 December 1949)
  A.H.J Lovink

High Commissioner of the Crown in the Dutch East Indies

1949 1949


See alsoEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Cribb & Kahin 2004, pp. 463–465.
  2. ^ Cahoon, B. "Indonesia". World Statesmen.org. Retrieved 16 August 2019.

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