History of Suriname
The history of Suriname dates from 3000 BC when Native Americans first inhabited the area. Present-day Suriname was the home to many distinct indigenous cultures. The largest tribes were the Arawaks, ...
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Dutch Guiana
Dutch Guiana may refer to:
Elections in Suriname
Elections in Suriname gives information on election and election results in Suriname. Suriname elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected f...
Fort Zeelandia (Paramaribo)
Fort Zeelandia is a fortress in Paramaribo, Suriname, that was built in 1640 French as a wooden structure The British took the fort and called it Fort Willoughby).In 1651 a small trading post was ...
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List of wars involving Suriname
This is a list of wars and conflicts involving Dutch Guiana and later Suriname from the Dutch colonisation of the Guianas to the present day.
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Avon (ship)
The Avon, formerly known as Dunolly, was a 1,572 ton, iron sailing ship with a length of 255.6 feet, breadth of 37.6 feet and depth of 22.6 feet. She was built by Charles Connell of Glasgow in 1884 fo...
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Mersey (1894 ship)
The Mersey was a 1,829 ton iron-hulled sailing ship with a length of 270.7 feet (82.5 m), beam of 39 feet (12 m) and depth of 22.5 feet (6.9 m). She was built by Charles Connell and Com...
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December murders
The December Murders, (Dutch: De Decembermoorden), refers to the murders on 7, 8, and 9 December 1982, of fifteen prominent young Surinamese men who had criticized the military dictatorship then rulin...
SS Sutlej
SS Sutlej was a 3,549 ton steamship built for the Nourse Line in about 1907 by Charles Connell & Company Limited, Glasgow. She had single screw, triple expansion, 425 horsepower (317 kW) eng...
SS Chenab
SS Chenab was a 3,930 GRT steamship built for the Nourse Line in 1911 by Cammell Laird and Company Limited of Birkenhead. She had a 425 NHP triple expansion steam engine driving a single screw.Li...
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Surinamese people in the Netherlands
Surinamese people in the Netherlands are people in the Netherlands who come from a Surinamese background. Until 1975, Suriname belonged to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Migration began during the co...
Suriname (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Suriname was a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands between 1954 and 1975. The country had full autonomy, except in areas of defence, foreign policy, and nationality, and participated...
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Suriname Guerrilla War
The Suriname Guerrilla War (Dutch: Binnenlandse Oorlog, 'Internal War') was an internal conflict in Suriname between 1986 and 1992. The war was fought between the Jungle Commando led by Ronnie Bru...
SS Mutlah
SS Mutlah was a 3,393-ton steamship built for the Nourse Line in about 1906 by Charles Connell & Company Limited, Glasgow. She had single screw, triple expansion, 425 nhp engines.Like other Nours...
Essequibo (colony)
Essequibo (Dutch: Essequebo) was a Dutch colony on the Essequibo River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America from 1616 to 1814. The colony formed a part of the colonies that are kno...
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Paulus van der Veen
Paul van der Veen Does (c. 1660 - 16 August 1733, Gorcum) was a Dutch colonial governor. From 1696 to 1706 he was governor of Surinam, succeeding Johan van Scharphuizen. For twenty-five years, until h...
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Berbice
Berbice is a region along the Berbice River in Guyana, which was between 1627 and 1815 a colony of the Netherlands. After having been ceded to the United Kingdom in the latter year, it was merged with...
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Surinamese guilder
The guilder (Dutch: gulden; ISO 4217 code: SRG) was the currency of Suriname until 2004, when it was replaced by the Surinamese dollar. It was divided into 100 cents. Until the 1940s, the plural i...
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Paulus Roelof Cantz'laar
Paulus Roelof Cantz'laar (Amsterdam, 22 November 1771 – Paramaribo, 15 December 1831) was a Dutch naval officer and colonial governor.Cantz'laar joined the Dutch Republic navy in 1790 as midshipman an...
SS Ganges (1906)
SS Ganges was the third Nourse Line ship to be named Ganges. The first Ganges was built in 1861 and wrecked in 1881. The second Ganges was built in 1885 and sold to Norway in 1904. SS Ganges was a 3,4...
Johan Ferrier
Johan Henri Eliza Ferrier (12 May 1910 – 4 January 2010) was a Surinamese politician who served as the 1st President of Suriname from 25 November 1975, until 13 August 1980. He was that country's last...
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Hendrik Jan Smidt
Hendrik Jan Smidt (11 October 1831, Assen – 14 March 1917, The Hague) is a Dutch politician. He was Governo-General of Suriname between 30 July 1885 and 18 July 1888.
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Jimmy Leonard Stolk
Jimmy Leonard Stolk (born 1942) is a Surinamese former soldier, entrepreneur, and suspect in the trial about the December Murders. Stolk was active as a military in the Surinam army during the governm...
Cornelis van Aerssen van Sommelsdijck
Cornelis van Aerssen van Sommelsdijck (also: Sommelsdijk) (The Hague, 20 August 1637 - Paramaribo, 19 July 1688) was the first governor of Suriname after the establishment of the Society of Suriname i...
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List of colonial governors of Suriname
This is a list of colonial governors of Suriname. Suriname is a country in northern South America. It borders French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west, Brazil to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean...
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