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Colonization and Conquest in Malaysia

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Large flag of portugal small square 24th Aug, 1511 Portuguese Colonization of Malaysia (1511-1641) - The King of Portugal (Manuel I) had planned to stop all Muslim trade Throughout the Indian Ocean. - In 1509 Diogo Lopes de Sequeira sailed to Malacca with four ships, under orders set by the King, to make contact with the Sultanate of Malacca. -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 flag small square Dutch Colonization of Malaysia (1641-1824) - In the early 1600’s the Dutch East India Company (VOC) decided to thwart the Portuguese’s hold over the East. -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.
English 20flag small square British Colonization of Malaysia (1824-1942) - During the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815) The Dutch transferred the rule of Malacca over to the British Empire for protection, so that the French didn’t claim it as their own land. - Malacca was then handed back to the Dutch once the war ended in 1815. On the 17th of March 1824 Malacca was officially signed over to the British by the Dutch, by what is known as the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824. - In return the Dutch received Bencoolen in Indonesia.
Japan flag small square Japanese Colonization of Japan (1942-1945) - During World War II the Japan moved through the Malaysia and Indonesian regions. With the Dutch and the British defeated and either dead or in concentration camps the Malays welcomed the Japanese as Liberators. - Yet later when the Japanese started using the local people as labourers and the promise of freedom was “forgotten”, the Malays feelings towards the Japanese hardened. - In 1945 the Japanese surrendered and left the country.
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1st Jan, 1511
Times of Malaysian Colonization
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