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  • Cornelis Luycasz van Tienhoven (c.1611 - 1656)
    From the English Wikipedia page on Cornelis van Tienhoven: Cornelis van Tienhoven (ca. 1601 Utrecht- November 1656 ?, Manhattan ?) was secretary of the New Netherlands from 1638 to 1656 and as such...
  • Gov. Pieter Stuyvesant (c.1592 - 1682)
    Peter Stuyvesant (c. 1612 – August 1672), served as the last Dutch Director-General of the colony of New Netherland from 1647 until it was ceded provisionally to the English in 1664, after which it w...
  • Phillip Pieterse Schuyler (1628 - 1683)
    Birth: Feb. 8, 1628, Netherlands Death: May 9, 1683 Albany Albany County New York, USA Husband of Margaretta Van Slichtenhorst, parents of Arent Van Schuyler. Last known residence Beaverwyck, New...
  • Kiliaen van Rensselaer (c.1585 - 1643)
    Kiliaen van Rensselaer - Wikipedia - English Teapot Life story Kiliaen van Rensselaer (c. 1585 – 7 October 1643 (buried)), was a Dutch merchant who was heavily involved in the Colonial American t...
  • Adriaen van der Donck (c.1618 - c.1655)
    Adriaen Cornelissen van der Donck (ca. 1618 – ca. 1655) was a lawyer and landowner in New Netherland after whose honorific Jonkheer the city of Yonkers, New York is named. In addition to being the firs...

New Netherland, or Nieuw-Nederland in Dutch, was the 17th-century colonial province of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands on the East Coast of North America. The claimed territories were the lands from the Delmarva Peninsula to extreme southwestern Cape Cod. The settled areas are now part of the Mid-Atlantic States of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut, with small outposts in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. The provincial capital, New Amsterdam, was located at the southern tip of the island of Manhattan on upper New York Bay.

Governors of New Netherland

Notable people

See also: Dutch West India Company

Nieuw-Nederland (Engels: New Netherland; Latijn: Nova Belgica of Novum Belgium), is de naam van het voormalige Nederlandse gebied tussen de 38e en 45e breedtegraad aan de oostkust van de huidige Verenigde Staten van Amerika. Het bevat nu de stad New York – vroeger Nieuw-Amsterdam geheten – en werd gesticht in 1625. Nieuw-Nederland als provincie werd gesticht in 1624 en opgeëist als het gebied tussen de 38e en 42e breedtegraad.

Gouverneurs van Nieuw-Nederland

Opmerkelijke mensen

Zie ook: Dutch West India Company