How did Portuguese come to Indonesia?

Why did the Portuguese come to Indonesia?

The Portuguese arrived in Indonesia in 1511 looking for natural resources and to promote Christianity.

Where was the first arrival of Portuguese voyage in Indonesia?

The first Portuguese expedition to the Moluccas under the command of António de Abreu arrived in Amboina and on the Banda islands in 1512.

Did the Portuguese control Indonesia?

The Portuguese were the first Europeans to establish a colonial presence in what is now Indonesia.

Portuguese colonialism in Indonesian history.

1512–1850
The Dutch and Hitu defeat the Portuguese at Amboina in 1605. Engraved by Isaac Commelin in 1645.
Location East Indies
Preceded by Era of Islam

Why did the Dutch want Indonesia?

The Dutch arrived in Indonesia in 1595 looking for natural resources and a place to take over.

Who established his dominance in Indonesia by expelling the Dutch?

Independence declared. Under pressure from radical and politicised pemuda (‘youth’) groups, on 17 August 1945, two days after the Japanese Emperor’s surrender in the Pacific, Sukarno and Hatta proclaimed Indonesian independence.

Why did the Portuguese came to India?

The Portuguese goal of finding a sea route to Asia was finally achieved in a ground-breaking voyage commanded by Vasco da Gama, who reached Calicut in western India in 1498, becoming the first European to reach India. … Portugal’s purpose in the Indian Ocean was to ensure the monopoly of the spice trade.

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