Tidore

What is Tidore known for?


original quot

Sama Badjao , Yakan and the Sangir Sangil (Hilltribes of Mindanao) of the Sulu, the Ambon (Ambon, Maluku), Banda (Banda Islands), Seram, Ternate, Tidore, and Kei of Maluku, the Bajau, Suluk (Tausūg people), Murut (Murut people),


competing'

; On the return trip, Francisco Serrão was shipwrecked at Hitu island (northern Ambon (Ambon Island)) in 1512. There he established ties with the local ruler who was impressed with his martial skills. The rulers of the competing island states of Ternate and Tidore also sought Portuguese assistance and the newcomers were welcomed in the area as buyers of supplies and spices during a lull in the regional trade due to the temporary disruption of Javanese people Javanese

(northern Ambon (Ambon Island)) in 1512. There he established ties with the local ruler who was impressed with his martial skills. The rulers of the competing island states of Ternate and Tidore also sought Portuguese assistance and the newcomers were welcomed in the area as buyers of supplies and spices during a lull in the regional trade due to the temporary disruption of Javanese (Javanese people) and Malay (Malays (ethnic group)) sailings to the area following the 1511 conflict


presence

in the sixteenth century, and Spain had several forts on the island. There was mutual distrust between the Tidorese and the Spaniards but for the Tidorese the Spanish presence was helpful in resisting the incursions of the Ternateans and their ally, the Dutch (Netherlands), who had a fort on Ternate. For the Spanish, backing the Tidore state helped check the expansion of Dutch power that threatened their nearby Asia-Pacific interests, provided a useful base right next to the centre of Dutch power

Island and the two small islands. Notes * The History of the Spanish Presence in the Moluccas (Indonesia): the Spanish Forts in Tidore Island, Maluku, Indonesia by Marco Ramerini *

, Seram, Buru, Ambon (Ambon Island), Ternate, Tidore, Aru Islands, Kai Islands area_km2 74505 Apart from some relatively minor cultural influences , the most significant lasting effects of the Portuguese presence was the disruption and reorganisation of the Southeast Asian trade, and in eastern Indonesia—including the Moluccas—the introduction of Christianity.


long running

; In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Seram was generally within the sphere of influence of Ternate, although it was often ruled more directly by the Ternaten vassal state of Buru. Portuguese (Portugal) missionaries were active there in the 16th century. Dutch (Netherlands) trading posts were opened in the early 17th century, and the island came under nominal Dutch control c. 1650. In the 1780s, Seram provided a key base of support for Prince Nuku of Tidore's long

-running rebellion against Dutch rule. From 1954 until 1962 the island's mountain terrain was the scene of an armed guerilla struggle against Indonesian rule by the counter revolutionary Republic of South Moluccas movement led by Soumokil. left upright thumb A native of Halmahera island. (Image:Natives of Halmahera Island.jpg) Sparsely-populated Halmahera's fortunes have long been closely tied to those of the smaller islands of Ternate and Tidore, both off its west coast


wit

area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_km2 area_metro_sq_mi population_as_of 2010 population_note population_total 98025 population_density_km2 auto population_density_sq_mi population_metro population_density_metro_km2 population_density_metro_mi2 population_urban population_density_urban_km2 population_density_urban_mi2 timezone WIT (Time in Indonesia) utc_offset +9


traditional ties

for spices for gifts to strengthen traditional ties with Tidore's traditional peripheral territories. As a result he was widely respected by many local populations, and had little need to call on foreign military help for governing the kingdom, unlike Ternate which frequently relied upon Dutch military assistance. Tidore long remained an independent state, albeit with growing Dutch interference, until the late eighteenth century. Like Ternate, Tidore allowed the Dutch spice eradication program


white+view

Black and white view of the ocean with an island visible on the horizon to the right. A sailing ship on the left (three sails visible) shows the full length of its hull while another on the right (two sails visible) shows its forward bow. Chinese junks ''Sin Tong Heng'' and ''Tek Hwa Seng'' in the Singapore Strait, 1936 The first recorded movement of people from China into the Malay Archipelago was the arrival of Mongol (Mongol Empire) forces under Kublai Khan


competing

; On the return trip, Francisco Serrão was shipwrecked at Hitu island (northern Ambon (Ambon Island)) in 1512. There he established ties with the local ruler who was impressed with his martial skills. The rulers of the competing island states of Ternate and Tidore also sought Portuguese assistance and the newcomers were welcomed in the area as buyers of supplies and spices during a lull in the regional trade due to the temporary disruption of Javanese people Javanese

(northern Ambon (Ambon Island)) in 1512. There he established ties with the local ruler who was impressed with his martial skills. The rulers of the competing island states of Ternate and Tidore also sought Portuguese assistance and the newcomers were welcomed in the area as buyers of supplies and spices during a lull in the regional trade due to the temporary disruption of Javanese (Javanese people) and Malay (Malays (ethnic group)) sailings to the area following the 1511 conflict


taking place

the Portuguese (Portuguese Empire) annexed Malacca in August 1511, one Portuguese diary noted 'it is thirty years since they became Moors' Lach, DF. (1994) ''Asia in the Making of Europe: The Century of Discovery (Vol 1)'', Chicago University Press - giving a sense of the competition then taking place between Islamic and European influences in the region. Afonso de Albuquerque learned of the route to the Banda Islands and other 'Spice Islands', and sent

diary noted 'it is thirty years since they became Moors' Lach, DF. (1994) ''Asia in the Making of Europe: The Century of Discovery (Vol 1)'', Chicago University Press - giving a sense of the competition then taking place between Islamic and European influences in the region. Afonso de Albuquerque learned of the route to the Banda Islands and other 'Spice Islands', and sent an exploratory expedition of three vessels under the command of António de Abreu


modern period

Island and the two small islands. Notes * The History of the Spanish Presence in the Moluccas (Indonesia): the Spanish Forts in Tidore Island, Maluku, Indonesia by Marco Ramerini *

Tidore

'''Tidore''' is a city, island, and archipelago in the Maluku Islands of eastern Indonesia, west of the larger island of Halmahera. In the pre-colonial era, the kingdom of Tidore was a major regional political and economic power, and a fierce rival of nearby Ternate, just to the north.

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