James Loudon (politician)

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Jonkheer
James Loudon
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James Loudon in 1875
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
In office
1 January 1872 – 26 March 1875
Monarch William III
Preceded by Pieter Mijer
Succeeded by Johan Wilhelm van Lansberge
Minister of Colonial Affairs
In office
14 March 1861 – 31 January 1862
Prime Minister Jacob van Zuylen van Nijevelt
Schelto van Heemstra
Preceded by Jean Pierre Cornets de Groot van Kraaijenburg
Succeeded by Gerhard Hendrik Uhlenbeck
Personal details
Born (1824-06-08)8 June 1824
The Hague, United Kingdom of the Netherlands
Died 31 May 1900(1900-05-31) (aged 75)
The Hague, Netherlands

Jonkheer James Loudon (8 June 1824 – 31 May 1900) was a Dutch politician. He was Minister of Colonial Affairs in the Van Zuylen van Nijevelt-Van Heemstra cabinet (1861–1862), King's Commissioner in South Holland (1862–1871), and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1872–1875). He was the father of politician John Loudon.[1]

The ship Gouverneur Generaal Loudon (1875) was named after him.

He was made a Jonkheer in 1884.[1]

Honors

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g (in Dutch) Mr. J. Loudon, Parlement & Politiek. Retrieved on 18 January 2015.
Political offices
Preceded by
Pieter Mijer
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
1872–1875
Succeeded by
Johan Wilhelm van Lansberge
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