Jan Van Riebeeck

Jan Van Riebeeck

Johan Anthoniszoon "Jan" van Riebeeck (21 April 1619, Culemborg, Gelderland – 18 January 1677) was a Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town.

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Hoërskool Jan Van Riebeeck
... Hoërskool Jan van Riebeeck (English Jan van Riebeeck High School) is an Afrikaans high school in Cape Town, South Africa ... Reijger, Dromedaris and De Goede Hoop, named after the three ships that Jan van Riebeeck landed in Cape Town in 1652 ... Jan van Riebeeck High has firmly established itself in the theater industry by making it to the finals of the ATKV National Drama Competition for the 7th year running, as well as being nationally awarded for ...
South African Rand - Banknotes
... They bore the image of Jan van Riebeeck, the first V.O.C ... The notes bore the image of Jan van Riebeeck ... Banknotes of the South African rand (1970 "Jan van Riebeeck" Issue) Value Obverse Reverse Colour Language 2 rand Jan van Riebeeck and infrastructure Mining Blue Afrikaans, English 5 rand Jan van Riebeeck ...
Jan Van Riebeeck - Legacy in South Africa
... Jan van Riebeeck is of cultural and historical significance to South Africa ... used on the currency notes was, however, not that of Van Riebeeck, but of Bartholomeus Vermuyden. 6 April used to be known as Van Riebeeck's Day, and later as Founders' Day but the holiday was abolished by the ANC government after the democratic elections of 1994 ...
Van Eyck
... Van Eyck (or van Eyck), also Van Eijk (or van Eijk) is a Dutch surname meaning "of Eyck" or "of Eijk" (literal translation "of the Oak tree") ...
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