Gerard Joan Vreeland
1751 - 1752
AfterJacob de Jong
1752 - 1752
AfterJoan Gideon Loten
1752 - 1757
Jacob de Jong
Dutch Governors | Dutch - (1752 - 1752)
Jacob de Jong was an acting Governor of Zeylan during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed in 26 February 1752 and was Governor until 10 September 1752. He was succeeded by Joan Gideon Loten.
 
De Jong was born in Mannar, Sri Lanka as the son of Jacob de Jong Senior, from Veere and in 1722 Commandeur of Jaffna, and Johanna Pasque de Chavonnes, from Hulst. He worked his way up in the Dutch East India Company. He served as special commissioner at the pearl fishery in 1722 and as Dutch Ambassador to the Court of Kandy in 1736. He was promoted to Commandeur' of Galle in 1742 and, like his father, to Commandeur of Jaffna in 1748, before acting as Governor of Ceylon during an interregnum. He was married four times, his first wife, Elizabeth Mooyaart, dying in Galle in October 1747.[2] His fourth wife, Cornelia Schokman, remarried as widow in 1765.
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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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