Portrait of Rijckloff van Goens, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1678 to 1681. Author Martin Palin. No Copyright
Portrait of Rijckloff van Goens, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1678 to 1681. Governor of Ceylon (1662-1663 and 1665 – 1675). Author Martin Palin

The Dutch Governors of Ceylon

Written by Marco Ramerini.

THE DUTCH GOVERNORS OF CEYLON

Willem Jacobsz COSTER 1640

Jan THIJSSEN 1640 – 1646

Joan MAETSUYCKER 1646 – 1650

Jacob van KITTENSTEYN 1650 – 1653

Adriaan van der MEIJDEN 1653 – 1662

Rijcklof van GOENS 1662 – 1663

Jacob HUSTAERT 1663 – 1664

Rijcklof van GOENS 1665 – 1675

Rijcklof van GOENS junior 1675 – 1679

Laurens PIJL 1679 – 1692

Thomas van REE 1692 – 1697

Gerrit de HEERE 1697 – 1702

Cornelis Jan SIMONSZ 1703 – 1707

Hendrik BEKKER 1707 – 1716

Isaac Augustijn RUMPH 1716 – 1723

Johannes HERTENBERG 1723 – 1725

Johan Paul SCHAGEN 1725 – 1726

Pieter VUYST 1726 – 1729

Stephanus VERSLUYS 1729 – 1732

Diederik van DOMBURCH 1733 – 1736

Gustaaf Willem Baron van IMHOFF 1736 – 1740

Willelm Maurits BRUININCK 1740 – 1742

Daniel OVERBEEK 1742 – 1743

Julius Valentijn Steijn van GOLLONESSE 1743 – 1751

Gerard Joan VREELANDT 1751 – 1752

Joan Gideon LOTEN 1752 – 1757

Jan SCHREUDER 1757 – 1761

Lubbert Jan Baron van ECK 1761 – 1765

Iman FALCK 1765 – 1785

Willelm Jacob van de GRAAFF 1785 – 1794

Johan Gerard van ANGELBEEK 1794 – 1796

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