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Batavian Republic


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Batavian Republic


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The Batavian Republic was the successor of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands. It was proclaimed on 19 January 1795, and ended on 5 June 1806, with the accession of Louis I to the throne of Holland. From October 1801 onward, it was known as the Batavian Commonwealth. Both names refer to the Germanic tribe of the Batavians, representing both the Dutch ancestry and their ancient quest for liberty in their nationalistic lore.
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  • Country facts 

  • Background 

  • Creation of the Republic 

  • Stages in the history of the new Republic 

  • Revolutionary States-General 

  • Struggle for a constitution 

  • ''Coup d'état'' of the moderates 

  • Public finance reform 

  • Anglo-Russian invasion 

  • Pressure for constitutional reform 

  • Augereau-coup 

  • Peace negotiations 

  • Short interlude of peace 

  • Invasion preparations and economic warfare 

  • Last Grand Pensionary and end of the Republic 

  • Aftermath 

  • Historiographical note