Dutch colonial empire
The Dutch Empire (Dutch: Nederlands-koloniale Rijk) comprised the overseas territories controlled by the Dutch Republic and, later, the modern Netherlands from the 17th century t...
Dutch colonial empire - Wikipedia
Why are the Dutch the Tallest People on Earth?
The Dutch are the tallest people on the planet these days, but that wasn’t always the case: A couple of centuries ago, they were among the shortest. According to researchers examining decades of data ...
Evolution of the Dutch Empire
The Evolution of the Dutch Empire can be traced through the history of the various territories which it comprised. This list gives a brief history of the various territories and trading factories that...
Evolution of the Dutch Empire - Wikipedia
Dutch diaspora
The Dutch diaspora is the movement, migration, or scattering of the Dutch away from the Netherlands.Emigration from the Netherlands has been happening for at least the last eight centuries. In several...
Why are the Dutch the Tallest People on Earth?
The Dutch are the tallest people on the planet these days, but that wasn’t always the case: A couple of centuries ago, they were among the shortest. According to researchers examining decades of data ...
Dutch India
Dutch India is a term used to refer to the settlements and trading posts of the Dutch East India Company on the Indian subcontinent. It is only used as a geographical definition, as there has never be...
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Dutch Bengal
Bengal was a directorate of the Dutch East India Company in Bengal between 1610 until the company's liquidation in 1800. It then became a colony of the Kingdom of the Netherlands until 1825, when it w...
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Dutch Brazilian
A Dutch Brazilian (Dutch: Nederlandse Brazilianen, Portuguese: Neerlando-brasileiro or Holando-brasileiro) is a Brazilian of full or partial Dutch ancestry. Dutch Brazilians are mainly descend...
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Dutch Chilean
In 1600, the Chilean city of Valdivia was conquered by Dutch pirate Sebastian de Cordes. He left the city after a few months. Four decades later, in 1642, the VOC and the WIC sent a fleet of ships to ...
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New Netherland
New Netherland (Dutch: Nieuw-Nederland, Latin: Nova Belgica or Novum Belgium) was a 17th-century colonial province of the Seven United Netherlands that was located on the East Coast of North America. ...
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Dutch Surinamese
Dutch Surinamese / Boeroes are Surinamese people of Dutch descent.Dutch people started arriving in Suriname (previously known as Dutch Guiana) in the 19th century with the boeroes (not to be confused ...
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Dutch Malabar
Dutch Malabar, also known by the name of its main settlement Cochin, was the title of a commandment of the Dutch East India Company on the Malabar Coast between 1661 and 1795, and is part of what is t...
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Dutch East Indies
The Dutch East Indies (or Netherlands East Indies; Dutch: Nederlands-Indië; Indonesian: Hindia Belanda) was a Dutch colony that became modern Indonesia following World War II. It w...
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Netherlands Antilles
The Netherlands Antilles (Dutch: Nederlandse Antillen [ˈneːdərˌlɑntsə ɑnˈtɪlə(n)], Papiamentu: Antia Hulandes), also referred to informally as the Dutch Antilles, was an autonomous Caribbean ...
Netherlands Antilles - Wikipedia
New Amsterdam
New Amsterdam (Dutch: Nieuw-Amsterdam) was a 17th-century Dutch settlement established at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, which served as the seat of the colonial government in New Netherlan...
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Deshima
Dejima (Japanese: 出島, "exit island"), in old Western documents latinized as 'Decima', 'Desjima', 'Dezima', 'Disma', or 'Disima', was a small fan-shaped artificial island built in the bay of Na...
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New Holland (Australia)
New Holland is a historical European name for mainland Australia. The name was first applied to Australia in 1644 by the Dutch seafarer Abel Tasman. The name came to be applied to whole "Southern land...
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Taiwan under Dutch rule
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...
Taiwan under Dutch rule - Wikipedia
Dutch West Indies
The Netherlands Antilles (Dutch: Nederlandse Antillen [ˈneːdərˌlɑntsə ɑnˈtɪlə(n)], Papiamentu: Antia Hulandes), also referred to informally as the Dutch Antilles, was an autonomous Caribbean ...
Dutch West Indies - Wikipedia
Baldeus
Philips Baelde or Father Philippus Baldaeus, (baptized on 24 October 1632, Delft – 1671, Geervliet) was a Dutch minister. He went to Jaffna during the Dutch period in Ceylon with an invading Dut...
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Kandyan Treaty of 1638
The Kandyan Treaty of 1638 was a treaty between the Kingdom of Kandy, in Sri Lanka, and the Dutch Republic signed by King Rajasinghe II for the Kingdom of Kandy and Adam Westerwold and William Jacobsz...
Kandyan Treaty of 1638 - Wikipedia
Dutch East India Company
The Dutch East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie, VOC, "United East India Company") was a chartered company established in 1602, when the States General of the Netherlands gr...
Dutch East India Company - Wikipedia
Cape Colony
The Cape Colony (Dutch: Kaapkolonie) was a British colony in present-day South Africa and Namibia, named for the Cape of Good Hope. The British colony was preceded by an earlier Dutch colony...
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Dutch Ceylon
Dutch Ceylon was a governorate established in present-day Sri Lanka by the Dutch East India Company. It existed from 1640 until 1796.In the early 17th century, Sri Lanka was partly ruled by the Portug...
Dutch Ceylon - Wikipedia
Dutch Suratte
Suratte or Soeratte was a famous trading city on the north coast of what is now India, in the modern state of Gujarat, lying on the river Tapti. The city, now known as Surat, became a directorate of t...
Dutch Suratte - Wikipedia
Dutch community in the United Kingdom
Dutch people in the United Kingdom, also known as Anglo-Dutch people, include British people of Dutch ancestry and people born in the Netherlands who live in the United Kingdom. The 2001 UK Census rec...
Dutch community in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
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...
Fort Zeelandia (Taiwan) - Wikipedia
Indo people
Indo is a term used to describe Europeans, Asians, and Eurasian people who were a migrant population that associated themselves with and experienced the colonial culture of the former Dutch East Indie...
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Dutch American
Dutch Americans are Americans who identify with Dutch ancestry.Dutch settlement in the Americas started in 1613 with New Amsterdam, which later was renamed New York City. By the time the American Re...
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Dutch Australian
A Dutch Australian is an inhabitant of Australia with full or partial Dutch ancestry, the majority of these people are part of the Dutch diaspora.
The history of the Dutch and Australia began in 1...
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