Discover the fascinating & rich history of the country of Holland, also known as The Netherlands.

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Holland History

Holland, country & cities

The Hague
Den Bosch

History of Holland

The Romans in The Netherlands
Charlemagne (Charles the Great)
The Counts of Holland
Philip II of Spain
William of Orange
1579 - Union of Utrecht
A small history of the Tulip in Holland
The Siege and Relief of Leyden

History of Amsterdam

A small history of Amsterdam
Amsterdam Central Station
The Dam (De Dam) in Amsterdam
The Dam Royal Palace (Paleis op de Dam) in Amsterdam
The old Civil Orphanage Gate in Amsterdam
The Old Church (Oude Kerk) in Amsterdam
Beguines' court (Begijnenhof) in Amsterdam

Holland History Timeline

1568 Duke of Alva enters Netherlands
1572 Battle of Briel
1576 Pacification of Gent
1578 Army of Parma
1579 Union of Utrecht

Holland & Water

Holland and the sea
Haarlemmer Lake (Haarlemmermeer)
Dykes, dams, sluices and locks in Holland

Dutch Master painters

Rembrandt van Rijn
Frans Hals
Adriaan van Ostade
Dutch painting in the 17th century
Jan Vermeer
Jan Steen
Dutch Landscape Painter Hobbema
Vincent van Gogh

Holland overseas

Dutch West Indian Company (W.I.C.)
Bontekoe Journal/ Diary
Holland in America
The contract between Hendrick Hudson and the Dutch India Company

Famous Dutch people

William the Silent, Prince of Orange
Michiel Adriaanszn de Ruyter
Hugo Grotius (Hugo de Groot)
Oliver (Olivier) van Noort

Holland Pictures

Holland Photo Album

Province of Zeeland photo set
Province of Friesland photo set

Holland Painting Gallery

Painting "The Jolly Drinker" by Frans Hals
Painting "Banquet of the Civic Guard" by Van der Helst
Rembrandt van Rijn

Holland Map

Holland Holland Capital cities

Holland Other Dutch cities

Holland Shops

Holland Shop Online

Dutch Design Online Gift Store

Read The Online Book: William the Silent, Prince of Orange
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