Dutch Formosa
The island of Taiwan, known historically as Formosa, was under colonial Dutch rule from 1624 to 1662. In the context of the Age of Discovery, the Dutch East India Company established its presence on T...
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Lamey Island Massacre
The Lamey Island Massacre was the slaughter of aboriginal inhabitants of Hsiao Liuchiu (Chinese: 小琉球) island (then known as Lamey, Lamay or Gouden Leeuwseylant) off the coast of Taiwan by Dutch soldie...
Guo Huaiyi Rebellion
The Guo Huaiyi Rebellion (Chinese: 郭懷一事件; pinyin: Guō Huáiyī shìjiàn; also spelled Kuo Huai-i Rebellion) was a peasant revolt against Dutch rule in Taiwan which took place in 1652. Sparked by ...
Siege of Fort Zeelandia
The Siege of Fort Zeelandia (Chinese: 鄭成功攻臺之役; pinyin: Zhèng Chénggōng gōng tái zhī yì; literally: "Koxinga's Invasion of Taiwan"), which took place in 1661 and 1662, ended the Dutch East ...
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Governor of Formosa
The Governor of Formosa (Dutch: Gouverneur van Formosa; Chinese: 台灣長官) was the head of government during the Dutch colonial period in Taiwan, which lasted from 1624 to 1662. Appointed by the G...
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Robert Junius
Robert Junius, also recorded as Robertus Junius (born Robert de Jonghe, 1606, Rotterdam – 22 August 1655, Amsterdam), was a Dutch Reformed Church missionary to Taiwan (then known as Formosa) from 1629...
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Daniel Gravius
Daniel Gravius (1616–1681) was a Dutch missionary to Formosa. He was a gifted linguist, who translated portions of the Bible and other Christian texts into the Siraya language. After falling out with ...
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Sinckan Manuscripts
The Sinckan Manuscripts (Chinese: 新港文書; pinyin: Xīngǎng wénshū; Wade–Giles: Hsin-kang wen-shu; also spelled Sinkang or Sinkan) refers to a series of leases, mortgages, and other commerce c...
Sinckan Manuscripts - Wikipedia
Dutch pacification campaign on Formosa
The Dutch Pacification Campaign on Formosa was a series of military actions and diplomatic moves undertaken in 1635 and 1636 by Dutch colonial authorities in Dutch-era Taiwan (Formosa) aimed at subdui...
Dutch pacification campaign on Formosa - Wikipedia
Battle of Liaoluo Bay
The Battle of Liaoluo Bay (Chinese: 料羅灣海戰; pinyin: Liàoluó Wān Hǎizhàn) took place in 1633 off the coast of Fujian. It involved the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and the Chinese Ming dynasty'...
Santisima Trinidad (Taiwan)
Santísima Trinidad (meaning "Holy Trinity") was a bay on the northeast coast of Taiwan at Keelung, where in 1626 the Spanish established a settlement and built Fort San Salvador. They occupied the sit...
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Fort Provintia
120°12′10.12″E / 22.99750°N 120.2028111°E / 22.99750; 120.2028111Fort Provintia or Providentia was a Dutch outpost on Formosa at a site now located in the West Central Distric...
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Fort Zeelandia (Taiwan)
Fort Zeelandia (Chinese: 熱蘭遮城; pinyin: rèlánzhē chéng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ji̍at-lân-jia Siâⁿ) was a fortress built over ten years from 1624 to 1634 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC), in the t...
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Gilbertus Happart
Gilbertus Happart (also recorded as Gillis or Gilbert Happart) was a seventeenth-century Dutch missionary to Formosa (now known as Taiwan). He was stationed in the village of Favorlang (modern-day Huw...
Antonius Hambroek
Antonius Hambroek (1607–1661) was a Dutch missionary to Formosa from 1648 to 1661 during the Dutch colonial era. He was martyred by Koxinga as the Chinese-Japanese warlord wrested Taiwan from the Dutc...
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George Candidius
George Candidius (Chinese: 干治士; pinyin: Gān Zhìshì) (1597, Kirchardt, Palatinate – 30 April 1647, Batavia, Dutch East Indies), also recorded as Georgius Candidius, was a Dutch Reformed Church ...
Fort Santo Domingo
Fort San Domingo was originally a wooden fort built by the Spanish in 1629 at Tamsui District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. It is located near Hobe Fort, which was built during Qing rule.
After the Sp...
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