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Timeline of Antwerp

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

Prior to 13th century

  • from abt. 150 – abt. 250-270: Gallo-Roman settlement in the centre of Antwerpen (at "Willem Ogierplaats").[1][2][3]
  • abt 700: Oldest mention of the name Andoverpis in a written source : the Vita Eligii dated early 8th century (abt. 700).[4]
  • 739: death of Saint Willibrord, bishop.[5]
  • 978: Treaty of Margut-sur-Chiers, between France and German empire, the river Scheldt is recognised as the border between Neustrië and Lotharingie[6]
  • 980 - the German Emperor Otto II awarded Antwerp a margraviate, and build a fortification on the wharf (de burg) with a ditch the "burchtgracht"
  • 1100 The Roya is a small natural river that runs outside the "Burchtgracht"
  • 1104 The fortification of the "Burcht" is reinforced by Emperor Hendrik IV. The wall's height in increased from 5 metres (16 ft) to 12 metres (39 ft) its thickness from 1.35 metres (4.4 ft) to 2 metres (6.6 ft)
  • 1109: Antwerp starts making city canals the "ruienstelsel" From the Koolvliet in the north via, Holenrui, Minderbroedersrui to Suikerrui and Botervliet in the south

13th–15th century

16th century

City of Antwerp, 1572
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17th–18th centuries

Carnival on Ice at the Kipdorppoort Moats, c. 1620

19th century

Fish market, c. 1833

20th century

Bond of the City of Antwerp, issued 18. Mai 1917

21st century

See also


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  3. ^ Oost, T.: De opgravingen "Stadsparking" te Antwerpen: een voorlopig verslag (dec. 1974-maart 1976). In: "Antwerpen", 22 (1976), 2: 68-76. www zie: Archeoweb Antwerpen [1]
  4. ^ Verhulst-1978
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  23. ^ The Bibliographer, London, April 1883 
  24. ^ Annales de la Société de médecine d'Anvers (in French). 1863. 
  25. ^ Promenade au jardin zoologique d'Anvers (in French). 1861. 
  26. ^ The Art Journal, London, May 1, 1852 
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