Tony Lovink

Tony Lovink
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High Commissioner of the Crown in the Dutch East Indies
In office
1949
MonarchQueen Juliana
Prime MinisterWillem Drees
Preceded byLouis Beel
Succeeded byOffice disestablished
Personal details
Born(1902-07-12)12 July 1902
The Hague, Netherlands
Died27 March 1995(1995-03-27) (aged 92)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
NationalityDutch
Spouse(s)Clara Roeline Nagel (1931-1995) his death
Children4
Alma materHeidelberg University
ProfessionPolitician, Aeronautic

Antonius Hermanus Johannes "Tony" Lovink (12 July 1902 – 27 March 1995) was a Dutch Politician who served as the last High Commissioner of the Crown in the Dutch East Indies in 1949, the year the Dutch East Indies declared independence from the Netherlands, and renamed itself Indonesia.[1] He later served as Dutch Ambassador to Australia and Canada, the latter which he lived in after he resigned in 1967.

References[]

  1. ^ (in Dutch) A.H.J. (Tony) Lovink, Parlemenet & Politiek. Retrieved on 20 January 2015.
Political offices
Preceded by
Louis Beel
High Commissioner of the Crown in the
Dutch East Indies

1949
Office disestablished