Willem Rooseboom

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Willem Rooseboom
Rooseboom, W. Luitenant generaal.jpg
Willem Rooseboom in 1899
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
In office
Monarch Wilhelmina
Preceded by Carel Herman Aart van der Wijck
Succeeded by Joannes Benedictus van Heutsz
Personal details
Born (1843-03-09)9 March 1843
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died 6 March 1920(1920-03-06) (aged 76)
The Hague, Netherlands

Willem Rooseboom (9 March 1843 – 6 March 1920) was a Dutch Major General and politician. He was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1899 until 1904.[1]

Portrait of Willem Rooseboom (1905)


  1. ^ 1899. Egbert Broer Kielstra. Willem Rooseboom, benoemd gouverneur generaal van Nederlands Indië. Eigen Haard. Pages 436-438.

External links

  • Media related to Willem Rooseboom at Wikimedia Commons
Political offices
Preceded by
Carel Herman Aart van der Wijck
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
Succeeded by
Joannes Benedictus van Heutsz
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