Jan VAN RIEBEECK

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DutchBorn Jan Anthoniszoon VAN RIEBEECK

Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town

Born on April 21, 1619 in Culemborg, Nederland

Died on January 18, 1677 in Batavia, Nederlands-Indië

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Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck was born in Culemborg in the Netherlands on 21 April 1619, as the son of a surgeon. He grew up in Schiedam, where he married Maria de la Quellerie on 28 March 1649. The couple had eight sons, one of whom, Abraham van Riebeeck, became a Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies.



Joining the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) Dutch East India Company in 1639, he served in a number of posts, including that of an assistant surgeon in the Batavia in the East Indies.

...   Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck was born in Culemborg in the Netherlands on 21 April 1619, as the son of a surgeon. He grew up in Schiedam, where he married Maria de la Quellerie on 28 March 1649. The couple had eight sons, one of whom, Abraham van Riebeeck, became a Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies.



Joining the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) Dutch East India Company in 1639, he served in a number of posts, including that of an assistant surgeon in the Batavia in the East Indies.



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