Johannes Hertenberg
1724 - 1725
AfterJoan Paul Schaghen
1725 - 1726
AfterPetrus Vuyst
1726 - 1729
Joan Paul Schaghen
Dutch Governors | Dutch - (1725 - 1726)
Joan Paul Schaghen (variable spellings include Jan/Johan(nes), Paulus, and Schagen) (2 November 1689, Malacca - ca. 10 December 1746, Amsterdam) was an acting Governor of Ceylon in 1725 and 1726 and director-general of the council of the Dutch East India Company in Batavia from 1737 to 1741.
 
Schagen was the son of Sara Alleta van Genegen and Nicolaas Schaghen, Governor of Malacca 1684-1685, Governor of Dutch Bengal (1685-1688), and finally Governor of Amboina from 1691 till his death in 1696. Joan Paul went to study in the Netherlands, where, in 1716 in Velp, he married Cornelia Theodora van Eck.[1] Cornelia and he had a daughter Magdalena Clara Schaghen. After the death of Cornelia, Joan Paul married Susanna Cornelia Breving in July 1723 in Batavia.[2]
 
In 1722 Schaghen became commander of Galle. The VOC appointed him interim governor of Ceylon in 19 October 1725 which position he held until the arrival of Petrus Vuyst on 16 September 1726.[3] Vuyst eventually fired Schaghen, apparently for his insistence for following the rules, but Schaghen was reinstated by the VOC after Vuyst was dismissed for his misrule in 1729. In the early 1730s Schaghen moved to Batavia. In November 1737 he was unanimously voted to become Director General, after the death of the previous office holder, Wijbrant Blom.[4] At his retirement on the last day of 1641 he received the title of Vice-Admiral and was saluted with 9 canon shots on his departure from the Batavia castle[5] He was succeeded as director-general by Herman van Suchtelen.[6] In January 1742 he left for the Netherlands with his granddaughter Maria Arrewijne. On December 12, 1746 he was buried in the Oude Kerk.
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1. Willem Jacobszoon Coster1640 - 1640
2. Jan Thyszoon Payart1640 - 1646
3. Joan Maetsuyker1646 - 1650
4. Jacob van Kittensteyn1650 - 1653
5. Adriaan van der Meyden1653 - 1660
6. Rijckloff van Goens1660 - 1661
7. Adriaan van der Meyden1661 - 1663
8. Rijckloff van Goens1663 - 1663
9. Jacob Hustaert1663 - 1664
10. Adriaen Roothaes1664 - 1665
11. Rijckloff van Goens1665 - 1675
12. Ryklof van Goens de jonge1675 - 1679
13. Laurens van Pyl1679 - 1693
14. Thomas van Rhee1693 - 1695
15. Paulus van Rhoo1695 - 1695
16. Gerrit de Heere1697 - 1702
17. Cornelis Joan Simons1703 - 1707
18. Hendrik Becker1707 - 1716
19. Isaak Augustyn Rumpf1716 - 1723
20. Arnold Moll1723 - 1724
21. Johannes Hertenberg1724 - 1725
22. Joan Paul Schaghen1725 - 1726
23. Petrus Vuyst1726 - 1729
24. Stephanus Versluys1729 - 1732
25. Gualterus Woutersz1732 - 1732
26. Jacob Christiaan Pielat1732 - 1734
27. Diederik van Domburg1734 - 1736
28. Jan Macare1736 - 1736
29. Gustaaf Willem baron van Imhoff1736 - 1740
30. Willem Maurits Bruyninck1740 - 1742
31. Daniel Overbeek1742 - 1743
32. Julius Valentyn Stein van Gollenesse1743 - 1751
33. Gerard Joan Vreeland1751 - 1752
34. Jacob de Jong1752 - 1752
35. Joan Gideon Loten1752 - 1757
36. Jan Schreuder1757 - 1762
37. Lubbert Jan baron van Eck1762 - 1765
38. Anthony Mooyart1765 - 1765
39. Iman Willem Falck1765 - 1785
40. Willem Jacob van de Graaf1785 - 1794
41. Johan van Angelbeek1794 - 1796
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