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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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.
The Dutch Surrender New Netherland
Get the facts on the only Dutch colony in mainland North America, which included present-day New York City.
Hieronymus Bosch Is Credited With Work In Kansas City Museum
A 16th-century depiction of St. Anthony that had been attributed to the workshop of Bosch or a follower is now thought to be by the Dutch master’s hand. The painting, “The Temptation of St. Anthony,” ...
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 ...
Why are the Dutch the Tallest People on Earth?
The Dutch are the tallest people on the planet these days, but that wasn’t always the case: A couple of centuries ago, they were among the shortest. According to researchers examining decades of data ...
Seventeen Provinces - 1555 map
Map of the Seventeen Provinces (1555)
Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting
Flemish painting of early Renassaince.
Dutch Golden Age painting
2.5D animation / Dutch Golden Age painting / by Alicia7777777 / made in Wonderland ;) ------- Gabriel Metsu (January 1629, Leiden - buried October 24, 1667, ...
Frisian Kingdom
The Frisian Kingdom (West Frisian: Fryske Keninkryk), also known as Magna Frisia, was a kingdom in what is now the Netherlands and northern Germany, established around 600 AD. The kingdom came to an e...
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Carolingian Empire
The Carolingian Empire (800–888 AD) was the final stage in the history of the early medieval realm of the Franks, ruled by the Carolingian dynasty.The size of the empire at its zenith around 800...
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County of Flanders
The County of Flanders (Dutch: Graafschap Vlaanderen, French: Comté de Flandre) was a historic territory in the Low Countries. From 862 onwards the Counts of Flanders were one of the original ...
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County of Holland
The County of Holland was a State of the Holy Roman Empire and from 1482 till 1581 part of the Habsburg Netherlands. From 1581 onward, Holland was the leading province of the Dutch Republic, of which ...
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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...
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...
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Eighty Years' War
The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648), began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the H...
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Union of Utrecht
The Union of Utrecht (Dutch: Unie van Utrecht) was a treaty signed on 23 January 1579 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, unifying the northern provinces of the Netherlands, until then under the control ...
Act of Abjuration
The Act of Abjuration or Plakkaat van Verlatinghe, signed on 26 July 1581 in The Hague confirmed the decision made by the States General of the Netherlands in Antwerp on 22 July 1581, formally declare...
Act of Abjuration - Wikipedia
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...
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Dutch Empire
The Dutch Empire (Dutch: Nederlands-koloniale Rijk) comprised the overseas territories controlled by the Dutch Republic and, later, the modern Netherlands from the 17th century t...
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Dutch Golden Age
The Dutch Golden Age (Dutch: Gouden Eeuw [ˈɣʌu̯də(n) ˈeːu̯]) was a period in Dutch history, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most ...
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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...
Tulip mania - Wikipedia
Batavian revolution
The Batavian Revolution (Dutch: Bataafsche Revolutie) was a political, social and cultural turmoil at the end of the 18th century that marked the end of the Dutch Republic and saw the proclamation...
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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...
Batavian Republic - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Holland
The Kingdom of Holland (Dutch: Koninkrijk Holland, French: Royaume de Hollande) was set up by Napoleon Bonaparte as a puppet kingdom for his third brother, Louis Bonaparte, in order to better ...
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First French Empire
The First French Empire (French: Empire Français), also known as the Greater French Empire or Napoleonic Empire, was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in m...
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Treaty of Paris (1814)
The Treaty of Paris, signed on 30 May 1814, ended the war between France and the Sixth Coalition, part of the Napoleonic Wars, following an armistice signed on 23 May between Charles, Count of Artois,...
Treaty of Paris (1814) - Wikipedia