Why Did the Europeans Come to Indonesia? History Revealed

Indonesia has long history of colonialism by European, including Dutch, Portuguese, Spain, France, England, and one from Asia, Japan. Why Indonesia became interesting for them? Why did the Europeans come to Indonesia in the first place? As we know, we were told that the Europeans, came to Asia because of three factors, gold, gospel, and […]

When Did Indonesia Became Independent from the Dutch?

Indonesia and the Netherlands shared special relationship where they have shared history of colonial interactions for centuries. If you curious about when did Indonesia became independent from the Dutch, read explanation below. Dutch People Arrival and Start of Colonization Dutch people first arrived in Indonesia on June 22nd, 1596. They came to Indonesia through Banten […]