Dutch Loango-Angola

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Loango-Angola is the name for the possessions of the Dutch West India Company in contemporary Angola and the Republic of the Congo.wikipedia
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Recapture of Angola

Angola was recapturedexpel the Dutchforced the Dutch out in 1648
After Angola was recaptured by the Portuguese in 1648, Dutch trade with Loango-Angola did not stop, however.
The Recapture of Angola, or Reconquest of Angola, was a military campaign fought between the Portuguese and the Dutch occupiers of Angola.

Angola

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Loango-Angola is the name for the possessions of the Dutch West India Company in contemporary Angola and the Republic of the Congo.
During the Portuguese Restoration War, the Dutch West India Company occupied the principal settlement of Luanda in 1641, using alliances with local peoples to carry out attacks against Portuguese holdings elsewhere.

Capture of Luanda

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In 1641, a Dutch fleet under the command of Cornelis Jol, seized Luanda from the Portuguese.
In 1641 the Dutch captured Luanda from the Portuguese.

Luanda

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Dutch forces took control of Luanda and signed a treaty with Queen Nzinga of the Ndongo Kingdom.
Luanda was Portugal's bridgehead from 1627, except during the Dutch rule of Luanda, from 1640 to 1648, as Fort Aardenburgh.

Dutch Gold Coast

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Due to the distance between Luanda and Elmina, the capital of the Dutch Gold Coast, a separate administration for "Africa South" was established at Luanda during the period of the Dutch occupation.

Dutch–Portuguese War

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With plenty of resources to pay for their military expenditure, the Dutch successfully captured Recife and Olinda, the core region of Brazilian sugar cane plantations, in early 1630.

Dutch West India Company

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Loango-Angola is the name for the possessions of the Dutch West India Company in contemporary Angola and the Republic of the Congo.

Republic of the Congo

Republic of CongoCongoCongolese
Loango-Angola is the name for the possessions of the Dutch West India Company in contemporary Angola and the Republic of the Congo.

Portugal

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Notably, the name refers to the colony that was captured from the Portuguese between 1641 and 1648.

Elmina

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Due to the distance between Luanda and Elmina, the capital of the Dutch Gold Coast, a separate administration for "Africa South" was established at Luanda during the period of the Dutch occupation.

Kingdom of Loango

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From about 1670 onward, the Dutch West India Company acquired slaves from the Loango region on a regular basis, and Dutch free traders continued this practice until after 1730.

Groot Desseyn

Grand Design
As part of the Groot Desseyn plan, the Dutch West India Company, which had been founded in 1621, tried to capture Luanda after they had captured Salvador da Bahia, the capital of Brazil.

Capture of Bahia

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As part of the Groot Desseyn plan, the Dutch West India Company, which had been founded in 1621, tried to capture Luanda after they had captured Salvador da Bahia, the capital of Brazil.

Piet Pieterszoon Hein

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Under the leadership of Piet Hein, a Dutch fleet tried to capture Luanda in 1624, but failed, because Filips van Zuylen had tried to capture the city a few months earlier as well, leading the Portuguese to build reinforcements.

Filips van Zuylen

Under the leadership of Piet Hein, a Dutch fleet tried to capture Luanda in 1624, but failed, because Filips van Zuylen had tried to capture the city a few months earlier as well, leading the Portuguese to build reinforcements.

Battle in the Bay of Matanzas

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After Piet Hein captured the Spanish treasure fleet in 1628, the Dutch West India Company once again tried to set the Groot Desseyn plan in motion.

Olinda

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With plenty of resources to pay for their military expenditure, the Dutch successfully captured Recife and Olinda, the core region of Brazilian sugar cane plantations, in early 1630.

Cornelis Jol

Cornelius Jol
In 1641, a Dutch fleet under the command of Cornelis Jol, seized Luanda from the Portuguese.

Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba

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Dutch forces took control of Luanda and signed a treaty with Queen Nzinga of the Ndongo Kingdom.

Kingdom of Ndongo

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Dutch forces took control of Luanda and signed a treaty with Queen Nzinga of the Ndongo Kingdom.

Salvador de Sá

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She recruited new fighters and prepared to engage the Portuguese in battle again, but Salvador Correia de Sá led Portuguese forces from Brazil in expelling the Dutch and reasserting control in Angola.

Brazil

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She recruited new fighters and prepared to engage the Portuguese in battle again, but Salvador Correia de Sá led Portuguese forces from Brazil in expelling the Dutch and reasserting control in Angola.

Kingdom of Matamba

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Nzinga's forces retreated to Matamba again.

Pedro II of Kongo

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This attack was the culmination of a plan first proposed by Kongo's King Pedro II in 1622.

Garcia II of Kongo

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The Dutch were not interested in conquering Angola, much to the chagrin of Kongo's king Garcia II and Njinga who had both pressed them to assist in driving the Portuguese from the colony.