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Dutch : Advent of European in India

Dutch were citizens of Netherlands/Hollands.

In 1602, Dutch United East – India Company formed by Dutch private company.



Some of the important settlements of Dutch are

Andhra Pradesh

Machilipatanam

Bhimilipatanam

Nizampatanam

Pulikat

Tamil Naidu 

Nagapatnam

Devanampatnam

Orissa

Balasore

Bengal

Chinsura

Important Points 

1    In Pilikat, they build a fort called Fort Geldria

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2    In Devanampatanam, they build fort called Fort David

3    In Chinsura, they build Fort Gustavas

 

Up to 1690, Pulikat was the Head quarters of Dutch but later shifted from Pulikat to Nagapatanam.

Dutch were given importance to Indonesia, so the governor of Indonesia was the in charge of the Indian settlements. No governor for India



In 1759, Battle of Badera , Dutch were defeated by Britishers and they were completely expelled from India

All Dutch Settlement were occupied by Britishers in India for that in Indonesia, all British settlements were occupied by Dutch 

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