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King or Parliament (1848 - 1867)

1848: Thorbecke’s Constitution 1849-1853: First Thorbecke Cabinet 1853: Restoration episcopal hierarchy and April Movement 1862-1866: Second Thorbecke Cabinet 1866: Mijer Affair 1867: Luxembourg Affair

Batavian Period (1795 - 1813)

1795: French conquer the Republic, William V flees to England 1796: National Assembly 1798: First Constitution of National Government 1801-1805: National government 1805-1806: Schimmelpenninck Grand Pensionary 1806-1810: The Republic becomes the Kingdom of Holland, Louis Napoleon is first King 1810: The Kingdom of Holland is annexed to France 1813: Napoleon is defeated at...

Minor Power (1701-1789)

1701-1713: Spanish War of Succession 1702-1747: Second Stadtholder-less period 1747-1751: William IV Stadtholder of all districts 1780-1784: Fourth Anglo-Dutch War 1786-1787: Patriotic assumption of power in various cities 1787: Invasion Prussian army 1789: French Revolution

Major Power (1650 - 1688)

1650: Coup by William II 1651-1672: First Stadtholder-less period 1652-1654: First Anglo-Dutch War 1665-1667: Holland acquires Suriname 1672: Disaster year 1672-1702: William III Stadtholder 1672-1674: Third Anglo-Dutch War 1672-1678: War with France 1685: Arrival of the Huguenots 1688: Prince William III of Orange becomes King of England 1688-1697: Nine-year war with France

The war against Spain (1585-1648)

1585-1625: Maurits Stadtholder 1595: First voyage to India 1600: Battle of Nieuwpoort 1602: The United East India Company (VOC) established 1604-1621: Twelve Years’ Truce between the Republic and Spain 1621: Establishment of the West India Company 1625-1647: Frederik Hendrik Stadtholder 1634: The Antilles Islands are conquered 1648: Peace of Westphalia ends the Dutch revolt

Rebellion (1566 - 1588)

1566: Iconoclastic Fury 1567-1573: Alva becomes General, later Governor 1567: William of Orange flees the country 1572: Rebel army of Sea Beggars conquers Den Briel 1574: Relief of Leiden 1576: Pacification of Ghent 1578-1592: Parma 1579: Union of Arras and Union of Utrecht 1581: Proclamation of Verlatinghe 1584: William of Orange murdered 1585: Fall of Antwerp 1588: Armada...

Burgundy and Habsburg dynasties (1419 - 1566)

1419-1467: Philip the Good Duke of Burgundy 1464: First meeting of States-General 1477: Maria van Burgundy marries Maximilian von Habsburg 1482-1506: Filips de Schone, Duke of Burgundy 1515-1555: Charles V, Master of the Netherlands 1523: First Protestants burnt at the stake 1550: Blood proclamation by Charlemagne 1555-1581: Philip II 1559-1567: Margaretha van Parma Country...

Notables and cities (1122 - 1348)

1122: Concordat of Worms: the German Emperor loses the right to invest bishops with sacred authority 1282: Floris V submits the West-Frisians 1302: The Battle of the Spurs 1348: Black Plague

Franks and Frisian (400 - 925)

400: Migrations of the Frisian people north of the three main rivers of Holland, the Franks south of these rivers 695: Franks beat Frisians at Dorestad. Willibrord first Bishop of Utrecht 768-814: Charlemagne 810-1006: Viking raids 925: Low countries part of the German Empire

Roman period (58 - 260)

58-50: BC Caesar conquers Gaul 50: Batavians arrive in river area 12: Start Roman rule 69 AD: Batavian revolt 260: Roman troops begin to retreat

Dutch History - Time table

Dutch History - Time table
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