Johan van der Burg

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Johan van der Burg (Delft, ?–1640) was the Dutch Governor of Formosa from 1636 to 1640. In 1627 he arrived in Batavia, married Adriana Quina. It is possible he became the brother-in-law of Hans Putmans. In 1631 he was appointed in the Council of India. In 1634 he was sent on a mission to Sultanate of Banten. Johan died in office on 11 March 1640 and was buried at Fort Zeelandia.[1]


  1. ^ William Campbell (1903). Formosa under the Dutch: Described from Contemporary Records. p. 184. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Hans Putmans
Governor of Formosa
Succeeded by
Paulus Traudenius