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South African Stamouers/Progenitors - VOC officials

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  • Jan van Riebeeck (1619 - 1677)
    Johan Anthoniszoon "Jan" van Riebeeck (April 21, 1619, Culemborg, Gelderland – January 18, 1677) was a Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town. Van Riebeeck was born in Culemborg in the...
  • Simon Adriaans van der Stel, SV/PROG (1639 - 1712)
    "Simon van der Stel (14 October 1639 – 24 June 1712) was the last Commander and first Governor of the Cape Colony, the Dutch settlement at the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa." Dates, family member...
  • Capt. Gerard Ewoud Overbeek, SV/PROG (1767 - 1854)
    Details of birth and parentage: Born in Bengal, India 14 Feb 1767 Details of his voyagers from the VOC archive: [ ] Gerard was originally a captain on 2 VOC ships - The Castor and The Meermin...
  • Lorenz Campher, SV/PROG (c.1660 - bef.1730)
    See also the Apr 2016 research review of facts surrounding Lourens Campher's wife Ansela van die Kaap at Ansela van de Caap, SM/PROG Stamvader Lorenz/Lourens Campher Campher is believed to have bee...
  • Govenor Cornelius S. J van de Graaff (1734 - 1776)
    Governor of the Cape Colony

VOC officials who came to the Cape of Good hope.

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  • VOC Commanders and Governors of the Cape of Good Hope

During the 143 years of Dutch government at the Cape the term of office of the official who headed the government of the colony was sometimes very brief, while others remained in power for a long period.

  1. Commanders


Source: Resolutions of the Concil of the Cape of Good Hope- by Dr. Helena Liebenberg (CD Book)

English Occupation 1795-1802

Ebook History of South Africa under the Administration of the Dutch East India Company (1652-1795)

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