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Johan Wilhelm van Lansberge

Dutch entomologist

Died when: 73 years 31 days (877 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio


Johan Wilhelm van Lansberge

Johan Wilhelm van Lansberge (16 November 1830 – 17 December 1903) was a Dutch diplomat and entomologist.Lansberge studied at the gymnasium in Zutphen then, from 1848–1854, at the University of Leiden.He held various diplomatic posts in Paris, Madrid, Saint Petersburg and Brussels.

From 1875 to 1881 he was Governor-general of the Dutch East Indies.He was the first to reside in the Palace of the Governor General building, the present State Palace of Indonesia.

Johan van Lansberge was a keen naturalist especially interested in entomology.

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