Jan van Riebeeck

Jan van Riebeeck bio

Birth Name: Jan van Riebeeck

Occupation: Explorer

Place Of Birth: Dutch Republic

Date Of Birth: April 21, 1619

Date Of Death: January 18, 1677

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Dutch

Jan van Riebeeck was born on the 21st of April, 1619. He was known for being a Explorer. Dutch founder of Cape Town, South Africa in the year 1652.

Jan van Riebeeck was born in Dutch Republic. He served as an assistant surgeon while working as a member of the Dutch East India Company. A statue of Riebeeck and his wife was erected in Cape Town.

Jan van Riebeeck was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jan van Riebeeck was born in 1610s.

Jan van Riebeeck is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Jan van Riebeeck’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jan van Riebeeck’s parents.

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Jan van Riebeeck was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Jan van Riebeeck



Zodiac Sign: Jan van Riebeeck was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jan van Riebeeck was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Jan van Riebeeck had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Jan van Riebeeck’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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