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Biography of Eliza Vonck

Eliza Vonck, matriculation slip 1910-11
Eliza Vonck, matriculation slip 1910-11

Eliza Vonck graduated BSc from the University in 1915, making him the first Dutch-Indonesian graduate of the University. He was born in Djombang, Java, son of Gerrit Cornelius, a manager of a sugar factory.

Vonck enrolled at the University in 1913, giving his home town as Hilversum in the Netherlands. Over the course of his degree, Eliza took classes in Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, Physical Laboratory, Chemistry, Engineering (drawing and laboratory) and Electrical Engineering. He graduated BSc in Engineering on 1 April 1915, and worked as an engineer in Hilversum.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/49 General Council Register 1925
  • R8/5/31/8 Matriculation Slip 1910-11, Men T-Z


Eliza Vonck
Born 1890.
GU Degree: BSc, 1915; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers
English snippet: First Dutch-Indonesian graduate of the University
Record last updated: 24th Jun 2015

Country Associations

Indonesia Indonesia, Djombang
Place of Birth

Netherlands Netherlands, Hilversum

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