dutch east india company

  1. Tosa Inu

    War of The Tiger and The Crocodile (A Mataram Sultanate Civil War)
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: I Will Not Betray My Dream

    War of The Tiger and The Crocodile --- Point of Divergence: Raden Mas Wuryah, the supposed Crown Prince of Mataram, is not an Idiot like what his elder half-brother, Sultan Agung of Mataram, claimed him to be. Bloody Civil War ensues as the Rightful Heir faces the Usurper... Or so he thought...
  2. Friedrich der Große

    Rule Neerlandia! Another Dutch TL
    Threadmarks: Chapter I: The Kandy War

    Gustaaf Willem baron van Imhoff (1705-1756), governor of Ceylon from 1736 to 1741. Chapter I: The Kandy War Since the Dutch Golden Age, the Dutch East India Company or Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie (VOC) had territories in Ceylon. It was an important colony for the Dutch trading empire...
  3. Friedrich der Große

    Dutch Ceylon into the modern days

    Okay, so meanwhile I asked MANY, MANY, MANY question about Dutch history. I am already bush with my TL called Oranje Boven which I will continue later, but I want to make a smaller TL like a kind of pause in this. A TL in a chronologic form in which I write which happens per year, possibly with...
  4. Friedrich der Große

    Boers loving the Netherlands

    During the 18th century, Gustaaf Willem van Imhoff, the Dutch governor of the Cape Colony, made plans to let come more pastors to the Colony, to secure a good and better bond with The Netherlands. But these plans were never executed. What if in an alternate timeline these plans were executed...
  5. Friedrich der Große

    Dutch Ceylon

    In OTL, during the Napoleonic Wars, the Netherlands lost Ceylon to the British Empire. The British then defeated the Kingdom of Kandy, which was a kingdom in Ceylon (The Dutch only owned the coastal areas of Ceylon). But what if in an alternate timeline, the Netherlands defeated the Kingdom of...
  6. Aluma

    New Holland in the East! If Maurice Nassau was sent to Indonesia

    For those who dont know, here's a quick rundown on who Nassau was directly from our friend Wikipedia: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Maurice,_Prince_of_Nassau-Siegen https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Brazil With this out of the way My question is, what would have happened if he...
  7. ialociN_Nicolai_11x2_1995

    WI: The Dutch East India Company reaches Korea, and at the same time, the Netherlands, which owns the VOC, immediately colonises the Korean Peninsula

    See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Netherlands So, in this pre-1900 what if (WI) history thread, the Dutch East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie or VOC) was looking for areas within the so-called Indo-Pacific to conquer just to resist its low-lying...
  8. AltoRegnant

    AHC/WI: Wank Portugal

    Portugal had one of the most accomplished histories in the age of exploration, being the first into India and China, as well as the first large-scale colonies in Africa. This is to say nothing of how they started the expeditions in the first place or Brazil. Which also exists. But I want to know...
  9. AltoRegnant

    WI: United Kingdom of The Netherlands Survives?

    OTL, due to a combination of corruption, tensions between catholics and protestants, and economic issues, the United Kingdom of the Netherlands fell into modern belgium and the netherlands. But what if it didn't? Say the king is less corrupt, and the economic drainage belgium suffered doesn't...
  10. GameBawesome

    Which company can survive to modern day? VOC VS BEIC

    Which Charted Company, the BEIC or the VOC, can survive to the modern day? The Dutch East India company went bankrupt and defunct in the 1799 The British East India company survived for a while until the Indian Rebellion and it’s defunct in 1874 Which of here can survive to the modern day
  11. GameBawesome

    AHC: Surviving Companies

    AHC: Have Companies such as the Dutch East India Company, and the British East India Company, and a few minor ones, like the Swedish, French, and Levant Companies, survive till Decolonization
  12. Sam Biswas

    What if Taiwan was still under the Dutch control much more longer until the 20th century?

    How did the Dutch lost Taiwan http://www.reed.edu/reed_magazine/december2012/articles/features/andrade.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Dutch_conflicts Society and culture https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Taiwan#Dutch_and_Spanish_rule...
  13. No Dutch Cape Colony

    In some earlier threads I'd made discussing early discovery of sandalwood in Oceania and Aborigine equivalents to the Native American horse culture developing, other posters suggested that the location of OTL's Perth would have made a useful colony for the Dutch, and that it could have been a...
  14. AHC/WI: the Mughal Emperor bought a large number of shares in the Dutch East India company

    The Mughal Emperors were immensely rich. So, if the Dutch were weakened, indebted, or less centralized (perhaps the Netherlands is occupied by France or some other crisis occurs), and a Mughal emperor was inclined towards risky investments, could the Mughals have bought a large number of shares...
  15. GauchoBadger

    WI: Dutch Philippines

    What if the Dutch Republic's navy had managed to defeat the outnumbered forces of its spanish-filipino enemies at the battles of La Naval De Manila (1646)? Could the dutch take hold of Manila and, thus, the Philippines? If so, then what are the effects on the dutch and spanish colonial empires...
  16. WI: Abel Tasman discovers sandalwood in Oceania?

    Sandalwood was a very valuable trade commodity, and was relatively accessible in multiple places that were not colonized by Europeans until the 18th/19th century, such as Fiji, Vanuatu, and northern Australia. I think Abel Tasman or some equivalent Dutch explorer could have discovered...