Zacharias Wagenaer

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Zacharias Wagenaer

Also Known As: "Zacharias Wagener", "Zacharias Wagenaar", "Zacharias Wagner"
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Birthplace: Dresden, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Death: Died in Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Place of Burial: Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands
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Husband of Maria aux Brébis

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About Zacharias Wagenaer

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Governor of the Cape Colony

In 1662 he went to Cape of Good Hope with his small family, five slaves and two horses.He followed Jan van Riebeeck as a governor on 6 May. van Riebeeck left the next day. Wagener was one of the five people laying the foundation of the Castle of Good Hope, which was started in August 1665. He constructed a waterbasin, supplying the ships with fresh water, a hospital, a school and a church. In 1666 his wife Anna Auxbrebis, whom he had married in 1648, died. On 27 September 1666 he resigned and Wagener went back to Batavia with his stepdaughter. Wikipedia...

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Zacharias Wagenaer's Timeline

1614
May 11, 1614
Dresden, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
1668
October 12, 1668
Age 54
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands