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1579 Map of the Netherlands indicating the Unions of Utrecht (blue) and Atrecht (yellow).

Phillip ll King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor.

Phillip ll King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor.

Dutch Revolt - Wikipedia

“Dutch Ships Ramming Spanish Galleys off the Flemish Coast in October 1602 by Hendrick Vroom

This dapper gentleman, William I, Prince of Orange aka William the Silent, was the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish that set off the Eighty Year’s War and resulted in the formal independence of the Republic of the United Netherlands in 1648. In the Netherlands he is known as the "Father of the Fatherland", and the Dutch national anthem, Wilhelmus, was written in his honor.

MORO Sir Antonis Mor also known as Anthonis Mor van Dashorst - born Dutch (Utrecht c. 1517 - 1577 Antwerp) active in Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands at the courts of Europe- portrait of 'Willem I van Nassau' by Antonio Moro - .

William of Orange,Prince of Orange and Stadholder of the Spanish Netherlands along with being the leader of the Dutch Revolt

For more than 800 years, most of central Europe was loosely tied together in the Holy Roman Empire, an attempt to revive the old Roman .

Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of Münster, painted 1648, exhibited at the Rijksmuseum.

Bartholomeus van der Helst, Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of Münster, 1648

WilliamOfOrange1580 - Wilhelm I. (Oranien) – Wikipedia – Adriaen Thomasz

Willem I, prins van Oranje, Adriaen Thomasz. Key, ca.

Entsetzung von St. Gilles durch die Protestanten von Nimes (c 1562)

Gilles durch die Protestanten von Nimes (c

Causes of the Dutch Revolt

Causes of the Dutch Revolt

A portrait of William Of Orange. By Adriaen Thomasz Key, 1580. Also widely known as William the Silent, main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish that resulted in the formal independence of the United Provinces in 1648. Born in the House of Nassau as Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, became Prince of Orange in 1544.Founder of the branch House of Orange-Nassau, ancestor of the monarchy of the Netherlands.

Willem van Oranje was the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish that set off the Eighty Years' War and resulted in the formal independence of the United Provinces in Having done this, he is a hero.

Франсуа (герцог Алансонский и Анжуйский) — Википедия

Франсуа (герцог Алансонский и Анжуйский) — Википедия

The explosion of the Spanish flagship during the Battle of Gibraltar, 25 April 1607, by Cornelis Claesz van Wieringen (1577–1633) (Rijksmuseum Amsterdam)

The Explosion of the Spanish Flagship in the Battle of Gibraltar April 1607 ~ Cornelis Claesz van Wieringen, ca Amsterdam

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