PIT STOP ! KNOWING INDONESIAN HISTORY AT A GLANCE.
Hello my lovely friends any where you are, in this opportunity I’d like to introduce you a short history of my lovely country,
Just relax and read slowly.
In the 16th century traders from
Europe i.e. Spanish and Portuguese
Afterward, in year 1602 a Dutch Trading Company for East
India (called VOC) also entered Indonesia. This European people
were who then endeavored Christian religion in Indonesia. Unfortunately, VOC then
change their mission from trading to colonizing by founding a Colonial Government
Their political treatment had risen up resistances from Indonesian people in
many regions. Fighting of Indonesian people to get back their freedom from
Dutch’s occupation happened in many regions, in many islands. Finally the
ultimate Indonesian fighting against the Dutch’s colonization was happened in November 10th, 1945
in Surabaya, East Java. The Day of this moment is then noted as the National
Heroic Day. Indonesia
proclaimed their freedom in August
17th, 1945 after ending of Pacific War (war between Japan and
Allies). Yeah… Indonesia
was just really get their freedom after about three and half centuries (350
Now, I hope you know better
before. Story of some our heroic fighters may be I can write for you in the
next time. Mr. Soekarno, our first President said “Great Nations are the
Nations who recognize their own histories”.