Tony Lovink

Last updated
Tony Lovink
Tony Lovink (1902-1995).png
High Commissioner of the Crown in the Dutch East Indies
In office
1949
Prime Minister Willem Drees
Preceded by Louis Beel
Succeeded byOffice 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.

Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies position

The Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies represented Dutch rule in the Dutch East Indies between 1610 and Dutch recognition of the independence of Indonesia in 1949.

Dutch East Indies Dutch possession in Southeast Asia between 1810-1945

The Dutch East Indies was a Dutch colony consisting of what is now Indonesia. It was formed from the nationalised colonies of the Dutch East India Company, which came under the administration of the Dutch government in 1800.

Related Research Articles

East Indies connote parts of Asia that came under Indian cultural influence, including South, Southeast Asia and the islands of Southeast Asia, especially the Malay Archipelago (except Vietnam which is in the Chinese cultural sphere).

The East Indies or the Indies are the lands of South and Southeast Asia. In a more restricted sense, the Indies can be used to refer to the islands of Southeast Asia, especially the Indonesian Archipelago and the Philippine Archipelago. The name "Indies" is derived from the River Indus and is used to connote parts of Asia that came under Indian cultural influence.

Willem Janszoon, sometimes abbreviated to Willem Jansz., was a Dutch navigator and colonial governor. Janszoon served in the Netherlands East Indies in the periods 1603–1611 and 1612–1616, including as governor of Fort Henricus on the island of Solor. He is the first European known to have seen the coast of Australia during his voyage of 1605–1606.

Hubertus van Mook Dutch colonial governor

Hubertus Johannes "Huib" van Mook was a Dutch administrator in the East Indies. During the Indonesian National Revolution, he served as the Acting Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1942 to 1948. Van Mook also had a son named Cornelius van Mook who studied marine engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also wrote about Java - and his work on Kota Gede is a good example of a colonial bureaucrat capable of examining and writing about local folklore.

Hamengkubuwono IX Second Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia; Sultan of Yogyakarta, 1940-1988

Hamengkubuwono IX or HB IX; 12 April 1912 – 2 October 1988) was the first Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta, the second Vice President of Indonesia and the ninth Sultan of Yogyakarta during the rule of Suharto.

Alidius Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer Dutch diplomat

Jhr. Alidius Warmoldus Lambertus Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer was a Dutch nobleman and statesman, primarily noted for being the last colonial Governor-General of the Netherlands East Indies, now Indonesia. He was taken captive after accepting Japan's demands for an unconditional surrender of the islands on 9 March 1942.

Ibō Takahashi Japanese admiral

Ibō Takahashi was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.

Hendrik Merkus de Kock Dutch politician

Hendrik Merkus, Baron de Kock was a Dutch general and nobleman who served in the Batavian Navy as Lieutenant Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1826 to 1830. He also was Minister of the Interior of the Netherlands from 1836 to 1841.

Kenkichi Yoshizawa Japanese diplomat

Kenkichi Yoshizawa was a Japanese diplomat in the Empire of Japan, serving as 46th Foreign Minister of Japan in 1932. He was the maternal grandfather of Sadako Ogata, the former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from 1991-2001.

Geert Lovink Dutch academic

Geert Lovink is the founding director of the Institute of Network Cultures, whose goals are to explore, document and feed the potential for socio-economical change of the new media field through events, publications and open dialogue. As theorist, activist and net critic, Lovink has made an effort in helping to shape the development of the web.

Jeremias van Riemsdijk Dutch colonial governor

Jeremias van Riemsdijk was a Dutch colonial administrator who served as Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1775 to 1777.

Willem Arnold Alting Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies

Willem Arnold Alting was a Dutch colonial administrator who served as Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1780 to 1797.

Albertus Henricus Wiese Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies

Albertus Henricus Wiese (1761–1810) was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1805 to 1808, during which time the United Provinces became, during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, first the Batavian Republic and then the Kingdom of Holland. Dutch possessions in the Indies were under pressure from other European powers, particularly Great Britain, while local kings and princes took the opportunity of troubled times to reassert themselves. Weakness of control from the homeland led to a growth of corruption, nepotism and lawlessness in the Dutch East Indies.

Jean Chrétien Baud Dutch politician

Jean Chrétien, Baron Baud (1789–1859) was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1833 until 1836.

Bonifacius Cornelis de Jonge Dutch politician

Bonifacius Cornelis de Jonge was a Dutch politician. He was the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies in 1931–1936.

Raden Panji Soeroso was a politician, Sarekat Islam activist, and a National Hero of Indonesia. He served as Governor of Central Java and Minister of Public Works and Manpower under the Greater Indonesian Party. He was also a vice chairman of the BPUPK and a member of PPKI. He was the founder of the Civil Servants Cooperative Republic of Indonesia. Soeroso was born in Porong, Sidoarjo, East Java, Dutch East Indies. Soeroso was posthumously honored as an Indonesian National Hero through a Presidential Decree issued on October 23, 1986. He died in Indonesia.

Stephanus Versluijs or Versluys was the 21st Governor of Dutch Ceylon.

Kusumah Atmaja Indonesian judge

Raden Soelaiman Effendi Koesoemah Atmadja is a National Hero of Indonesia and the first Chairman of its Supreme Court.

French and British interregnum in the Dutch East Indies were a relatively short period of French and followed by British interregnum on the Dutch East Indies that took place between 1806 and 1815. The French ruled between 1806 and 1811. The British took over for 1811 to 1815, and transferred its control back to the Dutch in 1815.

References

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