Place:Alblasserdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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History

  • 1299 Mentioned in the chronicles[1] of Melis Stoke[2], clerk of Floris V and his son Jan I.
  • 1477 Became a municipality (earlier it was part of Oud-Alblas).
  • 1588 Municipality in the province of Holland in the Republic of the United Netherlands
  • 1795 Municipality in 'Canton Sliedrecht, Departement der Monde van de Maas' in the Batavian Republic, later called Kingdom of Holland.
  • 1815 Municipality in the province of Zuid-Holland in Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Alblasserdam.

References

  1. Text of Rijmkroniek [1]
  2. Bibliographical info on Melis Stoke [2]