|High Commissioner of the Crown in the Dutch East Indies|
2 June 1949 – 27 December 1949
|Prime Minister||Willem Drees|
|Preceded by||Louis Beel|
|Succeeded by|| Soekarno (as President)|
|Born||12 July 1902|
The Hague, Netherlands
|Died||27 March 1995 92) (aged|
|Spouse(s)||Clara Roeline Nagel|
|Alma mater||Heidelberg University|
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