Colonization and Conquest in Malaysia

Timeline created by hairy_peanut_butter
  • Aug 24, 1511

    Portuguese Colonization of Malaysia (1511-1641)

    Portuguese Colonization of Malaysia (1511-1641)
    -The first attack by the Portuguese on Malacca, led by Alfonso de Albuquerque, on the 25th of July 1511 failed. Despite being advised against it Albuquerque launched a second attack upon Malacca in August, this time prevailing.
  • Dutch Colonization of Malaysia (1641-1824)

    Dutch Colonization of Malaysia (1641-1824)
    -Although the Dutch lost the battle the Portuguese suffered far worse casualties. -On the 14th of January 1641 The Dutch and its allied forces assaulted the Portuguese prising Malacca from their grip and effectively destroying the last of Portuguese power in the Malay region.
  • British Colonization of Malaysia (1824-1942)

    British Colonization of Malaysia (1824-1942)
  • Japanese Colonization of Japan (1942-1945)

    Japanese Colonization of Japan (1942-1945)
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1511

    Times of Malaysian Colonization