Dutch East Indies
The Dutch East Indies (Dutch: Nederlands-Indië; Indonesian: Hindia-Belanda) was a Dutch colony that became modern Indonesia following World War II. It was formed from the nationalised colonies of the Dutch East India Company, which came under the administration of the Dutch government in 1800.
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11 Japanese planes were shot down, with the Dutch losing four Buffaloes and two pilots ... Dutch forces in Lembang surrendered the next day ... All four Dutch pilots were awarded the Military William Order on July 14, 1948 ...
... Lawrence "Law" Adam (11 June 1908 – 15 May 1941) was a Dutch football player ... He was born in Probolinggo, Dutch East Indies and died in Surabaya, Dutch East Indies ... The Dutch national team visited Switzerland a year later, and Adam was invited to play for his native Netherlands ...
... In The Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century, the Netherlands urbanised considerably, mostly financed by corporate revenue from the Asian trade monopolies ... based on merchants' income, which reduced feudalism and considerably changed the dynamics of Dutch society ... When the Dutch Royal Family was established in 1815, much of its wealth came from Colonial trade ...
... lord of the manor of Sloten and Amstelveen, President of the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC) illustrious Patron and Art collector ... Ilpendam, President or Chairman of the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC), friend, advicor to his cousin Johan de Witt ... fiefs of Zuid-polsbroek, Purmerland and Ilpendam, one of the Chairmans of the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC) and the Dutch West Indies Company (WIC) ...
... Since 1619 Dutch East India Company has firmly established their base in Batavia, and since 18th century the inland mountainous region of Priangan has been under their possession, ceded ... After Dutch intervention in 1807, Dutch East Indies government has exercised further into the internal affairs of Cirebon states ... four keratons finally held no real political power, held as protectorate under Dutch East Indies colonial government ...
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