entoen.nu - de canon van Nederland

  1. circa 3000 BC Megalithic tombs Early farmers
  2. 47 A.D.-circa 400 A.D. The Roman Limes On the frontiers of the Roman world
  3. 658 A.D.-739 A.D. Willibrord The spread of Christianity
  4. 742 A.D. – 814 A.D. Charlemagne Emperor of the Land of the Setting Sun
  5. circa 1100 Hebban olla vogala The Dutch language in writing
  6. 1254-1296 Floris V A Dutch count and disgruntled nobles
  7. 1356-circa 1450 The Hanseatic League Trading towns in the Low Countries
  8. 1469?-1536 Erasmus An international humanist
  9. 1500-1558 Charles V The Low Countries as an administrative unity
  10. 1566 The “Beeldenstorm” (iconoclastic outbreak) Religious conflict
  11. 1533-1584 William of Orange From rebel nobleman to “father of the country”
  12. 1588-1795 The Republic A unique political phenomenon
  13. 1602-1799 The Dutch East India Company (VOC) Overseas expansion
  14. 1612 The Beemster Polder The Netherlands and water
  15. 1613-1662 The canal ring Urban development in the seventeenth century
  16. 1583-1645 Hugo Grotius Pioneer of modern international law
  17. 1637 The Statenbijbel (authorised version of the Bible) The Book of Books
  18. 1606?-1669 Rembrandt The great painters
  19. 1662 Blaeu’s Atlas Major Mapping the world
  20. 1607-1676 Michiel de Ruyter Heroes of the sea and the wide reach of the Republic
  21. 1629-1695 Christiaan Huygens Science in the Golden Age
  22. 1632-1677 Spinoza In search of truth
  23. circa 1637-1863 Slavery Human trafficking and forced labour in the New World
  24. 17th and 18th centuries Country mansions Prosperous living
  25. 1744-1828 Eise Eisinga The Enlightenment in the Netherlands
  26. 1780-1795 The patriots Political conflict about modernising the Republic
  27. 1769-1821 Napoleon Bonaparte The French period
  28. 1772-1843 King William I The kingdom of the Netherlands and Belgium
  29. 1839 The first railway Acceleration
  30. 1848 The Constitution Fundamental rules and principles of government
  31. 1860 Max Havelaar Scandal in the East Indies
  32. 19th century Opposition to child labour Out of the workplace and back to school
  33. 1853-1890 Vincent van Gogh The modern artist
  34. 1854-1929 Aletta Jacobs The emancipation of women
  35. 1914-1918 The First World War War and neutrality
  36. 1917-1931 De Stijl Revolution in design
  37. 1929-1940 The crisis years Society in the depression
  38. 1940-1945 World War II Occupation and liberation
  39. 1929-1945 Anne Frank The persecution of the Jews
  40. 1945-1949 Indonesia A colony fights for freedom
  41. 1886-1988 Willem Drees The welfare state
  42. 1 February 1953 The great flood The danger of water
  43. since 1948 Television The rise of mass media
  44. since circa 1880 The port of Rotterdam Gateway to the world
  45. 1911-1995 Annie M.G. Schmidt Going against the grain of a bourgeois country
  46. since 1945 Surinam and the Netherlands Antilles Decolonisation in the West
  47. 1995 Srebrenica The dilemmas of peacekeeping
  48. since 1945 Diversity in the Netherlands The multicultural society
  49. 1959-2030? The natural gas deposit A finite treasure
  50. since 1945 Europe The Dutch and Europeans
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Megalithic tombsThe Roman LimesWillibrordCharlemagneHebban olla vogalaFloris VThe Hanseatic LeagueErasmusCharles VThe “Beeldenstorm” (iconoclastic outbreak)William of OrangeThe RepublicThe Dutch East India Company (VOC)The Beemster PolderThe canal ringHugo GrotiusThe Statenbijbel (authorised version of the Bible)RembrandtBlaeu’s Atlas MajorMichiel de RuyterChristiaan HuygensSpinozaSlaveryCountry mansionsEise EisingaThe patriotsNapoleon BonaparteKing William IThe first railwayThe ConstitutionMax HavelaarOpposition to child labourVincent van GoghAletta JacobsThe First World WarDe StijlThe crisis yearsWorld War IIAnne FrankIndonesiaWillem DreesThe great floodTelevisionThe port of RotterdamAnnie M.G. SchmidtSurinam and the Netherlands AntillesSrebrenicaDiversity in the NetherlandsThe natural gas depositEurope
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