Otto van Rees

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Otto van Rees.
Otto van Rees.

Otto van Rees (Culemborg, January 4, 1823 – Arnhem, March 10, 1892) was a liberal 19th century Dutch politician and colonial governor of the Dutch East Indies.[1]

Van Rees was Minister of Colonial Affairs of the Netherlands in 1879. He was president of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands during the period September 22, 1881 - January 19, 1884 and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies between 1884-1888.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Otto van Rees". Mijn Gelderland (in Dutch). Stichting Gelders Erfgoed. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Jean François Mirandolle
President of the House of Representatives
1881-1884
Succeeded by
Eppo Cremers
Preceded by
Hendrikus Octavius Wichers (interim)
Minister of Colonial Affairs
1879
Succeeded by
Willem van Goltstein van Oldenaller