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Rene ten Dam

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Not long after the Dutch conquered the fort at Nagapattinam from the...

In 1658 the VOC captured the Portuguese fort at Nagapattinam. In add...

In 1621 the VOC established a factory in Agra. The first head of the...

Saltpetre, an important raw material for gunpowder, was extracted ne...

Around 1670 the VOC factory in Patna was run by a Banya, a local mer...

J.J. Cotton mentions in his List of inscriptions on tombs or mon...

In 1714, with the help of local rulers and permission from the kingd...

In 1742, Jan Albert Sichterman, VOC director of Bengal, had a clock ...

Pulicat is nowadays a small fishing village on the Coromandel Coast,...

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