Gustaaf Willem baron van Imhoff
1736 - 1740
AfterWillem Maurits Bruyninck
1740 - 1742
AfterDaniel Overbeek
1742 - 1743
Willem Maurits Bruyninck
Dutch Governors | Dutch - (1740 - 1742)
Willem Maurits Bruijninck (also Bruyninck, Bruijnink, Bruinink, Bruninck, etc.) (24 January 1689 Lichtenvoorde - ?) was the 25th Governor of Ceylon during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed in 12 March 1740 and was Governor until 8 January 1742. He was succeeded by Daniel Overbeek.[1]
 
Bruijninck was the oldest son of Wilhelmina Verwitt and Peter Bruijninck, voogd (custodian/governor) of Lichtenvoorde for the lord of Bronckhorst and Borculo.Willem Maurits joined the Dutch East India Company and had risen to opperkoopman ("upper-merchant") before 1735. From 1735 to 1737 he was Governor of the Sumatran West Coast and commissary of the silver and gold mines of Salida near Padang.[3] He was married to Hermina Helena Tolling.
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Dutch Governors
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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