Tony Lovink

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Tony Lovink
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High Commissioner of the Crown in the Dutch East Indies
In office
2 June 1949 – 27 December 1949
Prime Minister Willem Drees
Preceded by Louis Beel
Succeeded by Soekarno (as President)
Office abolished
Personal details
Born(1902-07-12)12 July 1902
The Hague, Netherlands
Died27 March 1995(1995-03-27) (aged 92)
Ottawa, Canada
Spouse(s)Clara Roeline Nagel
Alma mater Heidelberg University
ProfessionDiplomat, aeronautic

Antonius Hermanus Johannes Lovink (12 July 1902 – 27 March 1995) was a Dutch diplomat who served as the last High Commissioner of the Crown in the Dutch East Indies in 1949, the year the Dutch East Indies declared independence from the Netherlands, and renamed itself Indonesia. [1] He later served as Dutch Ambassador to Australia and Canada, the latter which he lived in after he resigned in 1967.

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  1. (in Dutch) A.H.J. (Tony) Lovink, Parlemenet & Politiek. Retrieved on 20 January 2015.