Otto van Rees

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Otto van Rees
Otto van Rees.jpg
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
In office
11 April 1884 – 29 September 1888
Monarch William III
Preceded by Frederik s'Jacob
Succeeded by Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk
Personal details
Born (1823-01-04)4 January 1823
Culemborg, Netherlands
Died 10 March 1892(1892-03-10) (aged 69)
Arnhem, Netherlands

Otto van Rees (4 January 1823 – 10 March 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 22 September 1881 – 19 January 1884 and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies between 1884–1888.[2]


  1. ^ "Otto van Rees". Mijn Gelderland (in Dutch). Stichting Gelders Erfgoed. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  2. ^ (Dutch) O. (Otto) van Rees, Parlement & Politiek. Retrieved on 17 January 2015.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hendrikus Octavius Wichers (interim)
Minister of Colonial Affairs
Succeeded by
Willem van Goltstein van Oldenaller
Preceded by
Charles Jean François Mirandolle
President of the House of Representatives
Succeeded by
Eppo Cremers
Preceded by
Frederik s'Jacob
Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
Succeeded by
Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk