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Livinus Bor
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Little is known about the childhood and early career of Livinus Bor. He entered the service of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in 1639 as a naval cadet and worked in modest positions in Ternate after arriving in the Indies. In 1650, he became the secretary to Arnold de Vlaming van Oudshoorn, superintendent for the three governors in East Indonesia: Banda, Ambon and T…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “Livinus Bor”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>

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