Holland made in Delft

Delft.com - February 26, 2018

Did you know that the Netherlands was founded in Delft? In the 16th century, in 1572 to be exact, William of Orange, the ‘Father of the Nation’, came to Delft to lead the rebellion against the Spanish invaders. After he had defeated the Spanish, he founded the Netherlands as a parliamentary state based on the principles of freedom of religion and freedom of expression.