Zacharias Wagenaer

Zacharias Wagenaer (also known as "Wagenaar" or "Wagner"): He was the chief officer or "opperhoofd" of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) at the small island in Nagasaki bay in the Japanese island of Kyushu, Dejima. He served two terms as opperhoofd in alternation with Joan Boucheljon:

* Joan Boucheljon: 23.10.1655 - 1.11.1656
* Zacharias Wagenaer [Wagener] : 1.11.1656 - 27.10.1657
* Joan Boucheljon: 27.10.1657 - 23.10.1658
* Zacharias Wagenaer [Wagener] : 22.10.1658 - 4.11.1659
* Joan Boucheljon: 4.11.1659 - 26.10.1660

References

* Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (http://de.wikisource.org/wiki/Allgemeine_Deutsche_Biographie)

External links

* [http://www.flc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/~michel/publ/aufs/28/28.html Wolfgang Michel: Zacharias Wagner und Japan (I) - Ein Auszug aus dem Journal des 'Donnermanns']
*http://www.nationaalarchief.nl/vitrine/koloniaal_weetje.html


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