The Dutch Surrender New Netherland
Get the facts on the only Dutch colony in mainland North America, which included present-day New York City.
What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
French East India Company
The French East India Company (French: Compagnie française pour le commerce des Indes orientales) was a commercial enterprise, founded in 1664 to compete with the English (later British) and Dutch...
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Swedish East India Company
The Swedish East India Company (Swedish: Svenska Ostindiska Companiet or SOIC) was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1731 for the purpose of conducting trade with the Far East. The venture was ins...
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Fort Gibraltar
Fort Gibraltar was a fort built in 1809 by the North West Company in present-day Manitoba, Canada. It was located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers in or near the area now known as T...
The Dutch Surrender New Netherland
Get the facts on the only Dutch colony in mainland North America, which included present-day New York City.
What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
Voyageurs
The voyageurs were French Canadian indentured servants who engaged in the transporting of furs by canoe during the fur trade era. Voyageur is a French word, meaning "traveler". The emblematic meaning ...
Voyageurs - Wikipedia
CFAO
CFAO is a multinational company engaged in the sale of manufactured goods, especially automobiles and pharmaceutical products. It has operations in Africa and France's former colonies and overseas ter...
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Touchwood Hills
51°25′N 104°15′W / 51.417°N 104.250°W / 51.417; -104.250 104°15′W / 51.417°N 104.250°W / 51.417; -104.250Touchwood Hills (Assiniboine: cąkáǧicą baha [cą...
Princess Amelia (ship)
The Princess Amelia was a Dutch merchant ship of 600 tons (bm) and 38 guns in the service of the Dutch West India Company.During its 1647 arrival to and departure from New Netherland, it was commanded...
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Dieppe Company
The Dieppe Company (French: Compagnie de Dieppe) was founded on 1 June 1604, through the issuance of letter patents by Henry IV to Dieppe merchants. The establishment of the company gave the merch...
Samuel Samuel & Co
Samuel Samuel (7 April 1855 – 23 October 1934) was a resident of England, a businessman and Conservative Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1913 to 1934.Samuel, born into a Baghdadi...
Company of Scotland
The Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies, also called the Scottish Darien Company, was an overseas trading company created by an act of the Parliament of Scotland in 1695. The Act gran...
Northern Traders Company
The Northern Traders Company was an enterprise engaged in the fur trading business in the Canadian North, with outposts in the Athabasca-Mackenzie River district in Alberta and the Northwest Territori...
Itochu
Itochu Corporation (伊藤忠商事株式会社, Itōchū Shōji Kabushiki-gaisha, known in English as C. Itoh & Co. until 1992) is a Japanese corporation based in Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka and Aoyama, Minato, Tok...
Itochu - Wikipedia
Dutch Loango-Angola
Loango-Angola is the name for the possessions of the Dutch West India Company in contemporary Angola and the Republic of the Congo. Notably, the name refers to the colony that was occupied from the Po...
Dutch Loango-Angola - Wikipedia
French West India Company
The French West India Company (French: Compagnie française des Indes occidentales) was a French trading company founded in 1664 by Jean-Baptiste Colbert and dissolved in 1674. The company received...
Guinea Company (London)
The Company of Adventurers of London Trading to the Ports of Africa, more commonly known as "The Guinea Company" was the first private joint stock company to trade in Africa for profit. It was a tradi...
Gunvor (company)
Gunvor Group Ltd is a global commodity trading company registered in Cyprus, with its main trading office in Geneva, Switzerland. Gunvor also has trading offices in Singapore, the Bahamas, and Dubai, ...
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Savers (UK)
Savers Health & Beauty (founded in 1988 as Savers Drugstores) is a discount chain based in the UK retailing a variety of health, beauty, household goods and medicines, alongside a range of fine fr...
York Factory Express
The York Factory Express, usually called "the Express" and also called the Columbia Express and the Communication, was a fur brigade operated by the Hudson's Bay Company in the early 19th century conn...
York Factory Express - Wikipedia
Woodward's
Woodward's was a department store chain that operated in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada for one hundred years, before its sale to the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC).
Charles Woodward established...
Governorate of the Banda Islands
The Banda Islands were a governorate of the Dutch East India Company. The governorate comprised Banda Neira, Banda Besar, Pulau Ai, Run, Banda Api, and some smaller islands.The Banda Islands were the ...
Governorate of the Banda Islands - Wikipedia
Mitsui & Co.
Mitsui Group (三井グループ, Mitsui Gurūpu) is one of the largest keiretsu in Japan and one of the largest corporate groups in the world.The major companies of the group include Mitsui & Co. (gen...
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