1602: Dutch invade Indonesia and form the Dutch East India Company which is more commonly known as the VOC. The Dutch were able to establish trading and military posts leading to the defeat of the Portuguese army and taking control over Indonesia.
The Britsh came into Indonesia and upon entering the island of Sulawesi they took control over the region of Minahasa.
1942: Japan invades Indonesia and begins a new government system
Japanese surrender to mark the end of WWII 1945
We have our Independence!
1949: Indonesian independence was won from the Dutch colonists after over 400 years of colonization by four different countries.
I am the President of Indonesia General Suharto
General Suharto becomes the new president of Indonesia.