Archive for December, 2019

Jan Willem Hessing: a military adventurer

December 30, 2019

Jan Willem Hessing was a military adventurer who dodged the VOC service and he joined the India Maharaja Madho Rao Sindhia in the battles with other Indian rulers. As colonel he was successful.

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Het beleg van de stad Machilipatnam (Masulipatnam), anoniem, 1675 – 1725 – Rijksmuseum

December 27, 2019

Het beleg van de stad Machilipatnam (Masulipatnam), anoniem, 1675 – 1725 – Rijksmuseum
— Lees op www.rijksmuseum.nl/nl/collectie/NG-2008-60-29

Little Europe – WEST BENGAL TOURISM

December 22, 2019

Little Europe, Department of Tourism, Govt. of West Bengal, Official Website, district wise tourist places,Rasagolla,Rosogolla,biswa bangla,bengal treasure, calcutta, Carnival, puja carnival, Red Road Carnival, Mega Show, Bengal Road Show, Bengal Toursim, Live Show, carnival live stream, festival,river cruise,sundarbans,darjeeling,north bengal,dakshineswar,belur math,vivekananda,rabindranath,satyajit ray,ramkrishna,shri chaitanya,ISKCON,bengali,kumortuli,tourism,tourist
— Lees op www.wbtourismgov.in/destination/place/little_europe

Chinsurah: Holland on the Hooghly 

December 22, 2019

Say ‘Dutch’ and ‘Chinsurah’ isn’t the first place that comes to mind. Yet this Bengali town was their home in India
— Lees op www.livehistoryindia.com/amazing-india/2019/12/21/chinsurah-holland-on-the-hooghly


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