Erdogan lashes out at Netherlands for barring minister
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the Dutch government of being "Nazi remnants" after the Netherlands barred the Turkish foreign minister f...
Turkey's Erdogan warns Dutch will pay price for dispute
The Turkish president says he will teach the Dutch about diplomacy after his ministers are barred.
Students living in nursing homes - a solution to our ageing populations?
From Dutch students living in nursing homes, to projects at the University of Exeter, students can have a lot to offer the elderly.
Giethoorn-Venice of Holland
The village Giethoorn is special in the Netherlands because of it's caracteristic wooden arch bridges and canals, in the center is not a road but a canal where you have to travel by boat. That is why ...
Seventeen Provinces - 1555 map
Map of the Seventeen Provinces (1555)
Verdun
VERDUN, CIMETIERE MILITAIRE, DOUAUMONT OSSUAIRE, VERDUN MEMORIAL MUSEUM, FORT DOUAUMONT, MAGINOT LINE....... CHAPTER FOUR 26 June 2006 Verdun Slides: 74 Leng...
Batavian Republic
The Batavian Republic (Dutch: Bataafse Republiek; French: République Batave) was the successor of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands. It was proclaimed on 19 January 1795...
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Burgundian Circle
The Burgundian Circle (German: Burgundische Kreis, Dutch: Bourgondische Kreits, French: Cercle de Bourgogne) was an Imperial Circle of the Holy Roman Empire created in 1512 and significant...
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Burgundian Netherlands
In the history of the Low Countries, the Burgundian Netherlands (French: Pays-Bas Bourguignons, Dutch: Bourgondische Nederlanden, Luxembourgish: Burgundeschen Nidderlanden, Walloon: B...
Dutch Republic
The Dutch Republic, officially known as the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden), Republic of the United Netherlands or Republic of the Seve...
Dutch Republic - Wikipedia
Prince-Bishopric of Liège
The Prince-Bishopric of Liège was a state of the Holy Roman Empire in the Low Countries, situated for the most part in present Belgium, which was ruled by the Bishop of Liège as a prince within the Em...
Prince-Bishopric of Liège - Wikipedia
Seventeen Provinces
The Seventeen Provinces was a term applied to the Imperial states of the Habsburg Netherlands in the 15th and 16th century. They roughly covered the Low Countries, i.e. the current Netherlands, Belgiu...
Seventeen Provinces - Wikipedia
Counts of Vianden
The Counts of Vianden, ancestors of the House of Orange-Nassau, were associated with the castle of Vianden (Vianden Castle) in Luxembourg.In the 12th to 15th centuries the counts of Vianden were the m...
Counts of Vianden - Wikipedia
British Virgin Islands
The Virgin Islands, commonly referred to as the British Virgin Islands (BVI), is a British overseas territory located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The i...
British Virgin Islands - Wikipedia
Emmanuel Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne (1668–1730)
Emmanuel Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne (1668 – 17 April 1730) was a French nobleman and ruler of the Sovereign Duchy of Bouillon. He was the son of Godefroy Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne and hi...
Emmanuel Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne (1668–1730) - Wikipedia
County of Loon
The County of Loon (Dutch: Graafschap Loon, French: Comté de Looz) was a province of the ancien regime Holy Roman Empire, lying west of the Meuse river in present-day Flemish-speaking Belgium,...
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Duke of Bouillon
Duke of Bouillon (French: duc de Bouillon) was a hereditary title borne until the early nineteenth century by members of the House of La Tour d'Auvergne as rulers of the duchy of Bouillon...
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Admiralty of Zeeland
The Admiralty of Zeeland was one of the five admiralties of the navy of the Dutch Republic, made up of Zeeland. One of its famous admirals was Joost Banckert. This and the other admiralties were dis...
Philippa of Hainault
Philippa of Hainault, LG (24 June 1314 – 15 August 1369) was Queen of England as the wife of King Edward III. Edward, Duke of Guyenne, her future husband, promised in 1326 to marry her within the foll...
Philippa of Hainault - Wikipedia
Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria
Charles Theodore, Prince-Elector, Count Palatine and Duke of Bavaria (German: Karl Theodor; December 11, 1724 – February 16, 1799) reigned as Prince-Elector and Count palatine from 1742, as Duke o...
Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria - Wikipedia
Count of Holland
The Counts of Holland ruled over the County of Holland in the Low Countries between the 10th and the 16th century.
The first count of Holland, Dirk I, was the son or foster-son of Gerolf, Count in...
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John III, Duke of Brabant
Jan III van Brabant (1300 – 5 December 1355, Brussels), was Duke of Brabant, Lothier, and Limburg (1312–1355). He was the son of John II, Duke of Brabant and his wife Margaret, daughter of...
John III, Duke of Brabant - Wikipedia
Wazo of Liège
Wazo of Liège (c. 985 – 1048) was bishop of Liège from 1041 to 1048, and a significant educator and theologian. His life was chronicled by his contemporary Anselm of Liège.During this period Liège bec...
Wazo of Liège - Wikipedia
United Duchies of Jülich-Cleves-Berg
Jülich-Cleves-Berg was the name of two former territories across the modern German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the modern Dutch province of Gelderland. From 1521 to 1666, the territory was a c...
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Duchy of Dol-Combourg
The Duchy of Dol-Combourg was a duchy-archbishopy. It was a vassal of the Holy Roman Empire. Strictly Roman Catholic, it possessed the Ancient Diocese of Dol.
The Life of St. Samson, which cannot ...
Meuse-Inférieure
Meuse-Inférieure ("Lower Meuse"; Dutch: Nedermaas or Beneden-Maas; German: Niedermaas) is the name of a département of the First French Empire in present-day Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. ...
Meuse-Inférieure - Wikipedia