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
Political party Liberal

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]

  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
Assembly seats
Preceded by
Johannes de Visser
Member of the House of Representatives
for Rotterdam I

1901–1905
Succeeded by
Samuel van den Bergh
Preceded by
Frank van Lennep
Member of the House of Representatives
for Haarlem

1913–1918
Succeeded by
Constituency abolished
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