Tonneboeijer, Hendrikus Jacobus - I3569

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Hendrikus Jacobus Tonneboeijer (born Kampen, The Netherlands 18 August 1814, died Takoradi, Dutch Gold Coast 28 October 1837), was an official on the Dutch Gold Coast, who became acting governor after governor C.E. Lans. Young and inexperienced Tonneboeijer confronted King Badu Bonsu II of Ahanta in a dispute and was killed outside the gate of the Dutch fort in Takoradi.

Tonneboeijer was the son of Jacob Tonneboeijer, a wine merchant, and Aaltje de Zee.






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Governors of the Dutch Gold Coast
Preceded by
C.E. Lans
Hendrikus Jacobus Tonneboeijer
acting commander
2 December 1836 - 28 October 1837 (d)
Succeeded by
A. van der Eb

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