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Johan Karel Jakob de Jonge

Birth: 1828

Death:1880

Johan Karel Jakob de Jonge (1828-1880), born 17 June 1828 in The Hague, died on March 15, 1880, was a Dutch historian. He was the son of Johannes Cornelis de Jonge. Johan Karel Jakob de Jonge became the National Archivist in The Hague in 1855.

He participated with Reinier Cornelis Bakhuizen van den Brink and Laurent Philippe Charles van den Bergh in the publication of Het Nederlandsch rijksarkief and wrote two thorough works in the Dutch colonial history: The rise of the Dutch authority in East-India (ten bands, 1862-1877, perfected, with bands 11-13, by Marinus Lodewijk van Deventer, 1883-1889) and De Origin of Dutch possessions on the coast of Guinea (1871). He was also (from 1875) director of the royal board collection in Mauritshuis.

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