Economic history of the Netherlands (1500-1815)
The economic history of the Netherlands (1500–1815) is the history of an economy that Jan de Vries calls the first "modern" economy It covers the Netherlands as the Habsburg Netherlands, through the...
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History of the Netherlands
A very quick (and necessarily incomplete) overview over 5000+ years of history of the Netherlands, intended for an international audience. It has a slightly ...
History of the Netherlands
The history of the Netherlands is the history of a seafaring people thriving on a lowland river delta on the North Sea in northwestern Europe. Records begin with the four centuries during which the re...
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List of Dutch inventions and discoveries
The Netherlands, despite its comparatively modest size and population, had a considerable part in the making of the modern society. The Netherlands and its people have made numerous seminal contributi...
List of Dutch inventions and discoveries - Wikipedia
Whaling in the Netherlands
Whaling in the Netherlands was a centuries-long tradition. The history of Dutch whaling begins with 17th-century exploration of Arctic fishing grounds; and the profitability of whaling in the 18th cen...
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Dutch guilder
The Dutch guilder (Dutch: gulden, [ˈɣʏldə(n)]) or fl. was the currency of the Netherlands from the 17th century until 2002, when it was replaced by the euro. Between 1999 and 2002, the guilder was...
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History of religion in the Netherlands
The history of religion in the Netherlands has been characterized by considerable diversity of religious thought and practice. Since 1600 until the second half of the 20th century, the North and West...
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Lambert van Tweenhuysen
Lambert van Tweenhuysen (1564, Zwolle – 1625, Amsterdam) was a prominent Lutheran merchant at Amsterdam in the early seventeenth century. Born of a well-known patrician family, he had contacts r...
Venray sheep companies
The Venray sheep companies were a group of Dutch livestock merchant companies who dominated the European trade in sheep in the 19th century.
With an area of almost 150 square kilometres, Venray, a...
Dual Box
Dual Box or DualBox is the trademark name for the patented tubular sidewall inline skating frame, which employs the mechanical properties of the tubular to optimize the performance of a frame or chass...
Synton Fenix
Synton was a manufacturer and distributor of high-end electronic music equipment in the Netherlands. They were one of the principal importers of music equipment from E-Mu, Ensoniq, and Fairlight in Eu...
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Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids are a mixture of many substances remaining after cocoa butter is extracted from cacao beans. When sold as an end product, it may also be called cocoa powder, cocoa, and cacao. In contrast...
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Quest International
Quest International was a major producer of flavors and fragrances with sales of £560 million in 2005 before its acquisition by rival Givaudan. Quest created and marketed flavours and fragrance concep...
1 cent (Dutch coin)
The One cent coin was a coin struck in the Kingdom of the Netherlands between 1817 and 1980. The coin was worth 1 a cent or 1/100 of a Dutch guilder.
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Samuel Godin
Samuel Godin, Godyn or Godijn (Antwerp, 1561 or around 1566 – September 29, Amsterdam, 1633) was a wealthy merchant, originally from Southern Netherlands, trading on Spain, Brazil and the Levant...
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Margarine Unie
Naamloze Vennootschap Margarine Unie (English: Margarine Union Limited) was a Dutch company formed in 1927 in Rotterdam by the merger of four margarine companies, Jurgens, Van den Bergh, Centra and Sc...
Dutch roof tiles
The production of Dutch roof tiles started in the 14th century when the use of fireproof building materials was ordained by government. At that time houses were made of wood and with straw roofing, pu...
THE multiprogramming system
The THE multiprogramming system was a computer operating system designed by a team led by Edsger W. Dijkstra, described in monographs in 1965-66 and published in 1968.Dijkstra never named the system;...
ABC (programming language)
ABC is an imperative general-purpose programming language and programming environment developed at CWI, Netherlands by Leo Geurts, Lambert Meertens, and Steven Pemberton. It is interactive, structured...
Amsterdam Entrepôt
The Amsterdam Entrepôt is the shorthand term that English-language economic historiographers use to refer to the trade system that helped the Dutch Republic achieve primacy in world trade during the 1...
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Third Anglo-Dutch War
The Third Anglo-Dutch War or Third English War (Dutch: Derde Engelse Oorlog or Derde Engelse Zeeoorlog) was a military conflict between England and the Dutch Republic lasting from 1672 to 1674. It...
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One Guilder coin (1840–49)
The Dutch One guilder coin struck under the reign of King William II was a unit of currency in the Netherlands.
After the succession of William II to the Dutch throne his portrait replaced that o...
One Guilder coin (1840–49) - Wikipedia
Tulip mania
Tulip mania or tulipomania (Dutch names include: tulpenmanie, tulpomanie, tulpenwoede, tulpengekte and bollengekte) was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for bulbs of the r...
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Twenty-five cent coin (Netherlands)
The twenty-five cent was a coin worth a quarter of decimal Dutch guilder. It was used from the decimalisation of the currency in 1817 until the Netherlands adopted the euro as sole currency in 2002. T...
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Dutch rijksdaalder
The rijksdaalder (Dutch, "national dollar") was a Dutch coin first issued by the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands in the late 16th century during the Dutch Revolt. Featuring an armored half bu...
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Liberal Period (Dutch East Indies)
The Liberal Period refers to the economic polices instituted in the Dutch East Indies from the mid-nineteenth century.
Under the cultivation system (or "tanam paksa" in Indonesian) in place for mo...
Liberal Period (Dutch East Indies) - Wikipedia
Springtime (guitar)
The Springtime is an experimental electric guitar with seven strings and three outputs. The instrument was created in 2008 by Dutch luthier Yuri Landman for guitar player Laura-Mary Carter of Blood Re...
Springtime (guitar) - Wikipedia