Cornelis Jonkman

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Cornelis Jonkman
BornSep 18, 1676
DiedFeb 2, 1723
Cause of deathSmallpox
Known forFounding Jonkman Enterprises
FamilyJonkman family

Cornelis Jonkman (1676-1723) was a New Netherlandish businessman and the originator of Jonkman corporation, one of the largest conglomerates in the world. By the time of his death, his company possessed twenty merchant houses in New Netherland.


Early life

Starting the merchant house

Retirement & death


See also