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Encyclopedia > Essequibo (colony)

Essequibo is the name of a Dutch colony founded in 1616 and located in the region of the Essequibo River. It became a British territory in 1814, and was made part of British Guiana in 1831. Evan is so hot, sexy, and cool! Remember that. ... Events October 25 — Dirk Hartog makes the second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at an island off the Western Australian coast Pocahontas arrives in England War between Venice and Austria Collegium Musicum founded in Prague Nicolaus Copernicus De revolutionibus is placed on the Index of Forbidden Books... The Essequibo River is the longest river in Guyana, and the largest river between the Orinoco and Amazon. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... British Guiana was the name of the British colony on the northern coast of South America, now the independent nation of Guyana. ... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...

Related topic: History of Guyana
Former Dutch colonies
Aruba (current) | Berbice | Brazil (part) | Cape Colony | Ceylon | Demerara | Deshima | Dutch East Indies | Dutch Guiana | Essequibo | Dutch West Indies or Netherlands Antilles (current) | Netherlands New Guinea | New Netherland (New Amsterdam, New Sweden) | New Zealand (part) | Smeerenburg | Taiwan | Tobago | Travancore | Virgin Islands (part)
See also: Dutch colonisation of the Americas | Dutch East India Company | Dutch West India Company | New Holland

 
 

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