Timeline of Antwerp

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Antwerp, Belgium.

Prior to 16th century[edit]

16th century[edit]

City of Antwerp, 1572

17th century[edit]

18th century[edit]

  • 1745 - Royal Residence built on the Meir.
  • 1746 - Osterrieth House built on the Meir.
  • 1750 - Royal Horticultural and Agricultural Society exhibitions begin (approximate date).[10]
  • 1755 - Royal Palace built.[1]
  • 1790 - Population: 40,000.[1]
  • 1795 - City becomes capital of French département Deux-Nèthes.

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad "Antwerp", Belgium and Holland: Handbook for Travellers (6th ed.), Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1881 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Antwerp", The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  3. ^ Frans Olthoff (1891). De boekdrukkers, boekverkoopers en uitgevers in Antwerpen (in Dutch). Antwerpen: Ruef. 
  4. ^ Stephen Rose (2005). "Places and Institutions". In Tim Carter and John Butt. Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Music. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-79273-8. 
  5. ^ Grapheus, Cornelius. "Spectaculorum in susceptione Philippi Hispan. Princ. a. 1549 Antverpia aeditorum mirificus apparatus". Europeana. Retrieved 2013-01-08. 
  6. ^ Theodore Low De Vinne (1888), Christopher Plantin, and the Plantin-Moretus Museum at Antwerp, New York: Printed for the Grolier Club 
  7. ^ Bochius, Johannes, 1555-1609. "Historica narratio profectionis et inavgvrationis serenissimorvm Belgii principvm Alberti et Isabellae, Avstriae archidvcvm". Europeana. Retrieved 2013-01-08. . Margit Thøfner (1999). "Marrying the City, Mothering the Country: Gender and Visual Conventions in Johannes Bochius's Account of the Joyous Entry of the Archduke Albert and the Infanta Isabella into Antwerp". Oxford Art Journal 22. 
  8. ^ "Entry of Ferdinand, Infante of Spain, into Antwerp. (Antwerp: 15th May, 1635)". Treasures in Full: Renaissance Festival Books. British Library. Retrieved August 2014. 
  9. ^ Hans Vlieghe (1976). "The Decorations for Archduke Leopold William's State Entry into Antwerp". Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes. 
  10. ^ "The Great Horticultural Show at Antwerp". Journal of Horticulture and Cottage Gardener (London). April 8, 1875. 
  11. ^ The Bibliographer (London). April 1883. 
  12. ^ Annales de la Société de médecine d'Anvers (in French). 1863. 
  13. ^ Promenade au jardin zoologique d'Anvers (in French). 1861. 
  14. ^ The Art Journal, London, May 1, 1852 
  15. ^ Edouard Seve (July 1897). "L'Enseignement technique et commercial en Belgique". Journal of the Society of Arts (in French) (London). Institut Supérieur de Commerce d'Anvers 
  16. ^ Catalogue du Musée d'antiquités d'Anvers (in French) (3rd ed.), 1885 
  17. ^ George Grove (1900), "Benoit", Dictionary of music and musicians, London: Macmillan 
  18. ^ Memoires de la societe de geographie d'Anvers (in French) 1, Anvers, 1879 
  19. ^ Inge Bertels (2007). "Expressing Local Specificity: The Flemish Renaissance Revival in Belgium and the AntwerpCity Architect Pieter Jan Auguste Dens". Architectural History 50. 
  20. ^ G. Thomann (1886), Some thoughts on the International Temperance meeting, held at Antwerp in September, 1885, New York 
  21. ^ Bulletin officiel du VIme Congrès international de la paix tenu à Anvers (Belgique) du 29 août au 1r septembre 1894, 1895 
  22. ^ "State archives in Antwerp". State Archives in Belgium. Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  23. ^ "Historiek" (in Dutch). Artesis Hogeschool Antwerpen - Koninklijk Conservatorium. Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  24. ^ Ian V. Hogg (1998). "Antwerp". Historical Dictionary of World War I. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-3372-2. 
  25. ^ "History". Zeno X Gallery. Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  26. ^ Karel Vroom (1991). "Antwerp: A Modern City with a Significant Historic Heritage". GeoJournal 24. 
  27. ^ "Belgian mayors". City Mayors.com. London: City Mayors Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2013. 
  28. ^ "Geschiedenis stadsarchief" (in Dutch). FelixArchief. Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  29. ^ "History". Antwerp World Diamond Centre. Retrieved February 19, 2013. 

This article incorporates information from the Dutch Wikipedia and the French Wikipedia.

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