Simon van der Stel

1639–1712
Civilization: European — Cape Colony
   Field of Renown:  statesman — Governor
Era:  Rise of France

First Governor-General of Dutch East India company's colony at Cape town.

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House of Van der Stel  in  South Africa  by  Ian D. Colvin


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Simon Van der Stel and the Rhinoceros
 in South Africa