• Born date: 1629-10-28
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1664-11-02
  • Death in: Malaysia
Maria van Riebeeck

Maria van Riebeeck (28 October 1629 – 2 November 1664) was the spouse of Jan van Riebeeck, the Dutch colonial administrator and first commander of the settlement at the Cape.She was born Maria de la Quellerie, daughter of Abraham de la Quellerie (1589–1630) and Maria du Bois (1593-?) from France. She married Van Riebeeck on 28 March 1649 in Schiedam, Netherlands. The couple had eight children, of whom most died young. The couple arrived to the later Cape Town in South Africa in 1652.