The Dutch United Provinces Declared Their Independence From Spain In 1579; During The 17Th Century, They Became A Leading Seafaring And Commercial Power, With Settlements And Colonies Around The World
The history of the Netherlands is the history of seafaring people thriving on a
lowland river delta on the North Sea in northwestern Europe. Records begin with
Short history of Netherlands. Ancient times. Geographically a difficult area to live,
the ancient Netherlands had for its inhabitants Celtic and German tribes, one ...
The history of Holland as a country begins with the story of how Holland actually
became a country, because up to the 19th century Holland was just a river delta ...
This section surveys the history of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from its
founding in 1579 to the present. For a discussion of the period prior to that date,
The Dutch Revolt, or Eighty Years War, is the term given to the armed struggle of
the Northern Netherlands to shake off Spanish rule. In addition to fighting ...
Learn about the history, geography and culture of the Netherlands and find
statistical and demographic information.
HISTORY OF THE NETHERLANDS including Dutch trade in the east, Dutch in
America, The prosperous Dutch republic, Anglo-Dutch wars, Calvinism and ...
Nov 6, 2008 ... A very quick (and necessarily incomplete) overview over 5000+ years of history
of the Netherlands, intended for an international audience.
History, language and culture guide for Netherlands including key historical
events, information on the spoken languages, useful phrases, social conventions,