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Sachse, Frans Jonathan Pieter


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1870, Gombong, Java. Died: 21 Sep. 1962, The Hague, Holland.



Officer of the Infantry, who joined the D.E. Indian Army in 1893; in former years Military Commander of Ceram,1 later captain of the General Staff, was stationed for a second time in Ceram in the years 1915-20, in charge of the surveying and mapping of the island with the assistance of some Indonesian scouts of the Topographical Service.2 He was pensioned off with the rank of major-general in 1927.



Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF]:3 nos from Ceram, numbered in the F.R.I. bb. series (see sub Forest Research Institute), coll. about 1919; dupl. in Herb. Bog. [BO].3



(1) Author of ‘Het eiland Seran en zijne bewoners’ (Leiden 1907, w. pl. & maps); cf. also Tijdschr. K.N.A.G. 1906, p. 439 (with maps VII and VIII, etc.), and 833.

(2) cf. Jaarversl. Topogr. Dienst for 1917, p. 105-107, pl. XX-XXI.

(3) cf. Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sér. 3, vol. 16, 1938, p. 96.


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Persoonlijkheden in Nederland, 1938, + portr.