1700s in South Africa

The following lists events that happened during the 1700s in South Africa.

1700s in South Africa
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List of years in South Africa

EventsEdit

1700Edit

  • An ordinance is proclaimed by the Cape Colony’s administration, restricting the importation of Asian slaves

1702Edit

  • 3 April—The Merenstejin, a Dutch merchant ship, sinks off Jutten Island on the west coast of the Cape Colony

1706Edit

  • 28 February—Adam Tas, a community leader in the Cape Colony, is jailed for drafting a petition accusing local VOC officials of corruption and money laundering

1707Edit

1708Edit

  • 17 January—The Cape Council of Policy resolves to deport Rev. E.F. Le Bourg
  • 1 February—Louis van Assenburgh is appointed Governor of the Cape

BirthsEdit

  • 1700—Hendrik Swellengrebel, later governor of the Dutch Cape Colony, is born in Cape Town on 20 September

ReferencesEdit

See Years in South Africa for list of References