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Ontdekkingsreizigers van de Lage Landen 1500-1700

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  • Mr. Jacob Roggeveen (1659 - 1729)
  • Willem Corneliszoon Schouten (c.1580 - 1625)
    Willem Cornelisz Schouten was a Dutch navigator for the Dutch East India Company. He was the first to sail the Cape Horn route to the Pacific Ocean. In 1615 Willem Cornelisz Schouten and his younge...
  • Simon Adriaans van der Stel, SV/PROG (1639 - 1712)
    "Simon van der Stel (14 October 1639 – 24 June 1712) was the last Commander and first Governor of the Cape Colony, the Dutch settlement at the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa." , family members and l...
  • Abel Janszoon Tasman (1603 - 1659)
    Back in 1490 there was a fellow with the surname Tassma. After three generations the family line took two directions. One line changed to Tasman, and on this family line we can find our friend Abel Tas...
  • Frederik Pietersz Houtman (1571 - 1627)
    diegoude.nl... ; nl.wikipedia... ; *1598 - 1599 kapitein Veersche Compagnie, 1603 - 1605, opperkoopman VOC, 1605 - 1611, gouverneur Amboina, 1621 - 1623 gouverneur Molukken.** De Houtman vormden het b...

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  • Willem Barentsz (c1550-1597), Spitsbergen (1596), Northern Sea Route (1596)
  • Abraham Blauvelt, Bluefields and Bluefield river (Nicaragua), Blewfields Bay (Jamaica)
  • Adriaen Courtsen Block (1567-1627)
  • Hendrik Brouwer, Southern part of the Indian Ocean
  • Olivier Brunel (Northern Sea Route, Ob river)
  • Abraham Cabeliau, Venezuela, Guyana, Brazil.
  • Jan Carstensz
  • Hendrick Hamel
  • Dirck Hartog, Australia (1616)
  • Cornelis Houtman (1565-1599)
  • Frederic Houtman (1571-1627)
  • Willem Jansz (c1570-c1630), Australia (1606)
  • Jacques Mahu
  • Jacob Le Maire (c1585-1616), Le Maire Strait (1616), Cape Horn (1616)
  • Pieter de Marees, Gold Coast (1600-1602)
  • Cornelis Nay, Nova Zembla and Kara Sea (1594)
  • Olivier van Noort
  • François Pelsaert
  • Matthijs Quast, Bonin Islands, Japan
  • Jan Cornelisz. May, searching for the Northern Sea Route
  • Jan Jacobsz. May (Mey) "van Schellinkhout" , Jan Mayen Island (1614)
  • Cornelis Jacobsz May (Mey)
  • Willem Cornelisz Schouten (c1580-1625), Le Maire Strait (1616), Cape Horn (1616)
  • Joris van Spilbergen, Ceylon (1602)
  • Simon van der Stel (1639-1712)
  • Abel Tasman (1603-1659), Tasmania (1642), New Zealand (1642), Tonga (1643)
  • François Thijssen
  • Willem de Vlamingh
  • Maarten Gerritsz de Vries, Hokkaido, Sakhalin
  • Mr. Jacob Roggeveen 1659 1729, ontdekker van Paaseiland 1722, Samoa-eilanden, 1722 Tikei, Takapoto, behorend tot de Toeamotoe en de King Georgegroep. Manihi, Apataki, Aroetoea, Rangiroa, Makar/tea,