Charles Ferdinand Pahud

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Charles Ferdinand Pahud
Charles Ferdinand Pahud (1803-73). Gouverneur-generaal (1855-61) Rijksmuseum SK-A-3804.jpeg
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
In office
22 May 1856 – 2 September 1861
Monarch William III
Preceded by Albertus Jacobus Duymaer van Twist
Succeeded by Ludolph Anne Jan Wilt Sloet van de Beele
Personal details
Born (1803-04-18)18 April 1803
Amsterdam, Batavian Republic
Died 31 August 1873(1873-08-31) (aged 70)
The Hague, Netherlands

Charles Ferdinand Pahud (18 April 1803 – 31 August 1873) was the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies in 1856–1861.[1]

Cinchona pahudiana, the variety of C. calisaya introduced to the Dutch East Indies for cultivation as a source of quinine, was named in his honor.

References

  1. ^ (in Dutch) Pahud, Charles Ferdinand, Nieuw Nederlandsch biografisch woordenboek, 1914; retrieved 17 January 2015.

External links

  • Media related to Charles Ferdinand Pahud at Wikimedia Commons
Political offices
Preceded by
Albertus Jacobus Duymaer van Twist
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
1856–1861
Succeeded by
Ludolph Anne Jan Wilt Sloet van de Beele
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