History of Papua New Guinea
The prehistory of Papua New Guinea can be traced back to about 60,000 years ago when people first migrated towards the Australian continent. The written history began when European navigators first si...
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Territory of Papua
The Territory of Papua comprised the southeastern quarter of the island of New Guinea from 1883 to 1975. In 1883, the Government of Queensland annexed this territory for the British Empire. However, t...
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German New Guinea
German New Guinea (German: Deutsch-Neuguinea) was the first part of the German colonial empire. It was a protectorate from 1884 until 1914 when it fell to Australian forces following the outbreak ...
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Territory of New Guinea
The Territory of New Guinea was an Australian administered territory from 1920 until 1975. In 1949, the Territory and the Territory of Papua were established in an administrative union by the name of...
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New Guinea campaign
The New Guinea campaign of the Pacific War lasted from January 1942 until the end of the war in August 1945. In the initial phase in 1942, the Empire of Japan invaded the Australian-administered terri...
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History of West Papua
The History of West Papua, as a region and not a province, refers to the history of the Indonesian western half of the island of New Guinea and other smaller islands to its west. The eastern half of t...
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Netherlands New Guinea
Netherlands New Guinea (Dutch: Nederlands-Nieuw-Guinea) refers to the West Papua region while it was an overseas territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1949 to 1962. Until 1949 it was a part...
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Elections in Papua New Guinea
Elections in Papua New Guinea gives information on election and election results in Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea elects on national level a legislature. The National Parliament has 109 members, ...
New Britain
New Britain, or Niu Briten, is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago (named after Otto von Bismarck) of Papua New Guinea. It is separated from the island of New Guinea by the Dampier and Viti...
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Territory of Papua and New Guinea
The Territory of Papua and New Guinea was established by an administrative union between the Australian-administered territories of Papua and New Guinea in 1949. In 1972, the name of the Territory cha...
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Central New Guinea Expedition
The Central New Guinea Expedition (1920–1922) was a Dutch scientific expedition which was seeking from the north coast of the island to reach snow-covered Wilhelminatop of the Central Plateau of Dutch...
Fort Du Bus
Fort Du Bus was a Dutch administrative and trading post established in 1828 on Triton Bay on the southwest coast of New Guinea, in the current Indonesian province of Papua. Intended to counter British...
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Hermann von Rosenberg
Hermann von Rosenberg (April 7, 1817 – November 15, 1888) was a German naturalist born in Darmstadt. He published a few books and several articles concerning his work in the East Indies. In these he d...
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Rotokas Record
The Rotokas Record was a weapons surrender agreement involving the Bougainville Resistance Force and the Bougainville Revolutionary Army and the Papua New Guinean government. It was signed on May 3, ...
Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit
The Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGAU) was a civil administration of Territory of Papua and the Mandated Territory of New Guinea formed on 21 March 1942 during World War II. The civil ...
Etna Expedition
The Etna Expedition (1858) was an early policy-oriented exploration of the virtually unknown south and north coast of Dutch New Guinea, that can also be regarded as the first Dutch scientific expediti...
Bougainville Civil War
The Bougainville Civil War, also known as the Bougainville Conflict or simply as The Crisis, was an armed conflict fought between Papua New Guinea and the Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA), who we...
1st New Guinea Infantry Battalion
The 1st New Guinea Infantry Battalion (1NGIB) was a battalion of the Australian Army formed in March 1944 in the territory of New Guinea, during World War II, in order to fight against the Japanese. I...
List of Administrators and High Commissioners of Papua New Guinea
This is a list of viceroys in Papua New Guinea from the creation of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea in 1945 until the territory's independence in 1975. Since independence, the viceroy in Papua ...
Kombai people
The Kombai are a Papuan people of Melanesia living in the Indonesian province of Papua in Western New Guinea.
The Kombai have become prominent to the outside world primarily because of their tradi...