The Pope is very powerful. But back in history, his power was much greater. Did you know that the Netherlands had to fight its way free from the Catholics?
Tag: William of Orange
Willem van Oranje was prince of Orange and the balngrijk nobleman in the Netherlands. He rebelled against The Spanish King Philip II. He was seen as the leader of the Dutch resistance during the Uprising.
Time of regents and princes
Have you ever heard of the Golden Age? In this era, the Netherlands was very rich and powerful. In Amsterdam you can still see many beautiful buildings from this time.
We all have a bad day. But a disaster year? 1672 went down in history as a disaster year. We were attacked on all sides.