History of Jakarta
Jakarta began as a small port on the estuary of the Ciliwung River around the early 16th century CE. Its history, however, started far earlier. The area in and around Jakarta was a location of human s...
History of Jakarta - Wikipedia
Japanese occupation of Indonesia
The Japanese Empire occupied the Dutch East Indies, modern Indonesia, during World War II from March 1942 until after the end of the War in 1945. The period was one of the most critical in Indonesian ...
Japanese occupation of Indonesia - Wikipedia
Military history of the Netherlands
The Dutch-speaking people have a long history; the Netherlands as a nation-state dates from 1568. Belgium (a country with a Dutch-speaking majority) became an independent state in 1830 when it seceded...
Military history of the Netherlands - Wikipedia
Indonesian National Revolution
The Indonesian National Revolution or Indonesian War of Independence was an armed conflict and diplomatic struggle between Indonesia and the Dutch Empire, and an internal social revolution. It took pl...
Indonesian National Revolution - Wikipedia
Jakarta Stock Exchange bombing
The Jakarta Stock Exchange bombing was a terrorist attack on the Jakarta Stock Exchange on September 14, 2000.A car bomb exploded in the basement of the building, triggering a chain of explosions in w...
2000 Philippine consulate bombing
The 2000 Philippine consulate bombing occurred on 1 August, 2000, in Menteng, Jakarta, Indonesia. A bomb was detonated outside the official residence of the Philippines Ambassador to Indonesia, Leonid...
Mardijker people
The Mardijker were a community in amongst others Batavia (modern Jakarta), made up of descendants of freed slaves. They could be found at all major trading posts in the East Indies. They were mostly C...
Mardijker people - Wikipedia
1740 Batavia massacre
The 1740 Batavia massacre (Dutch: Chinezenmoord, literally "Murder of the Chinese"; Indonesian: Geger Pacinan, meaning "Chinatown Tumult") was a pogrom of ethnic Chinese in the port city of Ba...
1740 Batavia massacre - Wikipedia
Netherlands East Indies campaign
The Dutch East Indies campaign of 1941–42 was the conquest of the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia) by forces from the Empire of Japan in the early days of the Pacific Campaign of World War II. Forces fro...
Netherlands East Indies campaign - Wikipedia
Si Pitung
Si Pitung (Old spelling: Si Pitoeng; or sometimes written just Pitung) was a 19th-century bandit in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (modern-day Jakarta, Indonesia). His exploits have since become legendary...
2005 Indonesia food scare
The 2005 Indonesia food scare was a food scare in 2005 in Jakarta, Indonesia, when the government found that 60% of noodle shops in the capital had been serving noodles laced with formaldehyde, a know...
Arthur's Day
Arthur's Day was an annual series of music events worldwide, originally organised by Diageo in 2009 to promote the 250th anniversary of its Guinness brewing company.The 2009 events took place, interna...
Arthur's Day - Wikipedia
Operatie Kraai
Operation Kraai (translation: "Operation Crow") (Dutch: Operatie Kraai) was the code name for a Dutch military offensive against the newly formed Republic of Indonesia in December 1948 – January 1949...
Darul Islam (Indonesia)
Darul Islam (meaning House of Islam ) or also well known as DI/TII (Indonesian: Darul Islam/Tentara Islam Indonesia, means Darul Islam/Islamic Armed Forces of Indonesia) and NII (Indonesian: Nega...
Anglo-Dutch Wars
The Anglo-Dutch Wars (Dutch: Engels–Nederlandse Oorlogen or Engelse Zeeoorlogen) were a series of wars fought between the English (later British) and the Dutch in the 17th and 18th centuries for c...
Anglo-Dutch Wars - 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
2007 Jakarta flood
The 2007 Jakarta flood was a major flood in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia and affected several other areas around the city, such as West Java and Banten. The flood, beginning on February 2, 2007 w...
2007 Jakarta flood - Wikipedia
Second Anglo-Dutch War
The Second Anglo-Dutch War, fought between England and the United Provinces from 4 March 1665 until 31 July 1667, was part of a series of four Anglo-Dutch Wars fought between the English (later Britis...
Second Anglo-Dutch War - Wikipedia
Aceh War
The Aceh War, also known as the Dutch War or the Infidel War (1873–1914), was an armed military conflict between the Sultanate of Aceh and the Netherlands which was triggered by discussions between re...
Aceh War - Wikipedia
Padri War
The Padri War (also called the Minangkabau War) was fought from 1803 until 1837 in West Sumatra, Indonesia between the so-called Padris, Muslim clerics from Sumatra who, inspired by Wahabism and after...
Padri War - Wikipedia
Ali Sadikin
Ali Sadikin (7 July 1927 – 20 May 2008) was an Indonesian politician of Sundanese background. He was often called Bang Ali. He served as the governor of Jakarta, the country's capital, from 1966 to 19...
Ali Sadikin - Wikipedia
List of Governors of Jakarta
Below is a list of Mayors and Governors who have held office in the regional government district of Jakarta in Indonesia after Indonesian independence in 1945.Governors of Indonesian provinces, includ...
Franco-Dutch War
The Franco-Dutch War (1672–78), often called simply the Dutch War (French: Guerre de Hollande; Dutch: Hollandse Oorlog), was a war fought by France, Sweden, the Prince-Bishopric of Münster, th...
Franco-Dutch War - Wikipedia
Timeline of Jakarta history
The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Jakarta, Indonesia.
Gambir Fair
Gambir Fair (Pasar Gambir in Indonesian) was a fair held in 1906 and yearly from 1921 until 1942 in the Koningsplein, Batavia, Dutch East Indies (now Merdeka Square, Jakarta, Indonesia) to celebrate t...
Gambir Fair - Wikipedia
Citadel Prins Frederik
106°49′52″E / 6.170422°S 106.831162°E / -6.170422; 106.831162The Citadel Prins Frederik, also called Fort Prins Frederik, was a fortification built in 1837 by the Dutch in Bat...
Citadel Prins Frederik - Wikipedia
Tanjung Priok massacre
The Tanjung Priok massacre was an incident that occurred in the port area of Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, Indonesia in 1984. Government reports give a total of 24 killed and 54 injured, while survivo...