Dirk Fock

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Dirk Fock
COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Studioportret van Gouverneur-Generaal Mr. D. Fock TMnr 10018708.jpg
Dirk Fock in c. 1921
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
In office
24 March 1921 – 6 September 1926
Monarch Wilhelmina
Preceded by Johan Paul van Limburg Stirum
Succeeded by Andries Cornelis Dirk de Graeff
Personal details
Born (1858-06-19)19 June 1858
Wijk bij Duurstede, Netherlands
Died 17 October 1941(1941-10-17) (aged 83)
The Hague, Netherlands

Dirk Fock (19 June 1858 – 17 October 1941) was a Dutch politician, Governor of Suriname (1908–1911), President of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands (1917–1921) and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1921–1926).[1]

After attending Gymnasium Haganum, Fock studied law at the Rijksuniversiteit Leiden from 1875 to 1880.[2]

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Dutch Wikipedia.
  1. ^ (Dutch) Mr.dr. D. (Dirk) Fock, Parlement & Politiek. Retrieved on 17 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Mr.dr. D. (Dirk) Fock". Nederlandse Grondwet. Retrieved 3 February 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Dirk Fock at Wikimedia Commons
Political offices
Preceded by
Alexander Willem Frederik Idenburg
Minister of Colonial Affairs
1905-1908
Succeeded by
Theo Heemskerk (interim)
Preceded by
Hendrik Goeman Borgesius
President of the House of Representatives
1917-1921
Succeeded by
Dionysius Adrianus Petrus Norbertus Koolen
Preceded by
Johan Paul van Limburg Stirum
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
1921–1926
Succeeded by
Andries Cornelis Dirk de Graeff