|Wouter van Twiller|
1633 – 1638
|Preceded by||Sebastiaen Jansen Krol|
|Succeeded by||Willem Kieft|
Wouter van Twiller (Nijkerk, May 22, 1606 - buried August 29, 1654, Amsterdam) was an employee of the Dutch West India Company and the director-general of the Dutch colony of New Netherland from 1633 until 1638. Nijkerk is a Municipality and a city in the middle of the Netherlands, in the province of Gelderland. Events 334 BC - The Greek army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus. Events 708 - Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708) Amsterdam (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland in the west Dutch West India Company ( Dutch: Geoctroyeerde Westindische Compagnie or GWC; English: Chartered West India Company was a company of This is a list of Directors, appointed by the Dutch West India Company, of the 17th century Dutch province of New Netherland ( Nieuw Nederland The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands New Netherland (Dutch Nieuw-Nederland, Latin Novum Belgium or Nova Belgica) 1614–1674 is the name of the former Dutch territory on the eastern coast
During that time he lived in New Amsterdam, the largest settlement in the colony, which later became New York City. New Amsterdam (Nieuw Amsterdam was a 17th-century Dutch colonial settlement that later became New York City. The City of New York During his term in office, Van Twiller purchased 'Noten Eylant', later called Governors Island from a tribe of Indians. This article is about Governors Island in New York For other uses see Governors Island (disambiguation Governors Island is a 172- Acre (69 ha island During his time in office, settlers from New England wrested away the Connecticut Valley from New Netherland, but he was able to defend the Dutch territory in Delaware, where his soldiers captured a shipload of intending settlers from Virginia. History See also History of New England New England's earliest inhabitants were Algonquian -speaking Native Americans including the The Connecticut River Valley stretches from the New Hampshire and Quebec border to Long Island Sound on the Connecticut coast Delaware ( is a state located on the Atlantic Coast in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The Commonwealth of Virginia ( is an American state
Despite his conflicts with preacher Everhardus Bogardus and fincial controller Lubbert van Dincklagen, who did not think much of his ability to manage the affairs of New Netherland properly, he was able through shrewd and cunning dealing to increase in the prosperity of the colony, and to accumulate a private fortune. New Netherland (Dutch Nieuw-Nederland, Latin Novum Belgium or Nova Belgica) 1614–1674 is the name of the former Dutch territory on the eastern coast He returned to Holland in 1637.
|Director-General of New Netherland|