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History of New Batavia

Prinsenvlag.gif First Republic (2007-2008)
Islamicinternetrepublic.gif Second Republic (2008-2010)
Islamicinternetrepublic.gif Third Republic (2010-2011)
Islamicinternetrepublic.gif Government-in-Exile (2011-2020)
Islamicinternetrepublic.gif Third Republic Restoration (2020-2020)
New Batavia flag.png Fourth Republic (2020-present)

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The Islamic Republic of New Batavia is the successor state of the Virtual United Provinces, the Republic of the Netherlands and the Islamic Internet Republic. The nation was founded in 2007 en became involved to the Micras sector in 2009.


First Republic Era

  • 2007-01-14: The website and the forum of the Virtual United Provinces go online.
  • 2007-01-18: Formation of the Revolutionary Council.
  • 2007-01-20: Formal proclamation of the "Union of Utrecht 2007".
  • 2007-01-21: Ratification of the Union of Utrecht by the Free State of Antwerp.
  • 2007-01-24: Ratification of the Union of Utrecht by the Free State of Ghent. The constitution enters into force.
  • 2007-03-03: First elections for the Upper and Lower House of the States-General.
  • 2007-03-23: Oath of office of the first Stadtholder: Frans.
  • 2007-04-03: Treaty of friendship with Batavia.
  • 2007-04-24: Establishment of the central bank "Centrale Bank der Nederlanden.
  • 2007-04-29: The Stadtholder ends the state of emergency in the province of Ghent.
  • 2007-05-09: Ratification of the treaty of friendship with Brabantia.
  • 2007-05-15: Ratification of the treaty of friendship with Flanders.
  • 2007-05-19: Ratification of the Dutch Treaty.
  • 2007-05-25: Ratification of the treaty of friendship with Nederburg.
  • 2007-07-02: Accession of the province of New Batavia to the Union.
  • 2007-08-20: Start of the "Ghent Resurrection" against the provincial government.
  • 2007-10-03: Nomination of Erwin V.H. to the office of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
  • 2007-11-06: The Central Bank moves from phpBank tot VeenBank.
  • 2007-11-19: Two directives make international trade possible withing the NEVO.
  • 2008-02-07: The provincial government of New Batavia leaves the country. As a consequence, the province loses its statute as a province and is henceforth administered as a federal territory.
  • 2008-06-11: The remaining provinces ratify the new constitution that was proposed by the joint assembly of the States-General a few days before. The new constitution will go into effect on June 14, 2008.

Second Republic Era

  • 2008-06-14: The new constitution takes effect, establishing the unitary Republic of the Netherlands.
  • 2008-06-18: The National Assembly gies confidence to Floris V as first prime minister.
  • 2008-09-29: The government loses a vote of confidence in the National Assembly. The Assembly is dissolved and new elections will be held.
  • 2008-11-11: Alejendro is appointed to the office of Prime Minister.
  • 2008-12-31: Jeroen Van Veel becomes the new Prime Minister.
  • 2009-02-01: Calvin Klein is elected to the office of President of the Republic.
  • 2009-03-26: The Supreme Court rules that the President cannot combine the offices of President and MP. The President resigns as MP.
  • 2009-05-02: The cabinet loses a vote of confidence. De president dissolves the National Assembly and orders new elections to be held. The cabinet crisis was due to Nihill Romez leaving the Patriotic Alliance after disagreeing on the party's main issues. After leaving the party, he was fired by Prime Minister Frans.
  • 2009-06-01: Nihill Romez wins the elections, forms a cabinet and becomes Prime Minister.
  • 2009-07-22: Breda Crisis: Flanders tries to annex the Netherlands, but says later that it was meant as a little joke.
  • 2009-08-11: Alejandro is elected to the office of President.
  • 2009-08-24: Nihill Romez forms his second cabinet as Prime Minister.
  • 2009-10-01: The Netherlands make a claim on Micras, which is accepted.
  • 2009-10-21: The Netherlands are accepted into the Small Commonwealth.
  • 2009-12-08: Frans announces to leave active politics and proposes to dissolve the Patriotic Alliance.
  • 2009-12-15: The Patriotic Alliance is dissolved.
  • 2010-02-17: Nihill Romez is elected to the office of President of the Republic.
  • 2010-01-04: Max is appointed to the office of Prime Minister and forms a "cabinet of national unity". All MP's back the government.
  • 2010-03-12: Both Prime Minister Max and minister Alejandro resign and give up their citizenship.
  • 2010-04-28: Prime Minister Jef Vermussen says President Nihill is inactive and becomes acting president. He orders new presidential and parliamentary elections and dissolves the National Assembly.
  • 2010-05-17: Saladin is elected to the office of President of the Republic.

Third Republic Era

  • 2010-06-11: Ratification of the new constitution.
  • 2010-06-29: Saladin is elected first Sadr of the Third Republic. On the same day, the first session of the Majlis-al-Sjoera convened.
  • 2010-09-18: Appointment of Frans to the Islamic Diwan. Frans only accepted the appointment after expressing his apologies for the missteps at the time of the overthrow of Nihill Romez and the Second Republic.
  • 2010-09-24: Re-appointment of Erwin V.H. to the office of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
  • 2010-09-27: Approval and assent of the Electronic Code, first one in a series of new codes to reform the wikiwiki and the forum.
  • 2011-01-24: Accession to the SCUET.
  • 2011-04-19: Tzipi is appointed to the office of Vizier of Economy and Finances by Grand Vizier Xander.
  • 2011-05-31: Newspaper Jumhuriya issues a press release on the looting of the national treasury and transferring the money to Batavia.
  • 2011-06-18: Announcement of the latest election results, resulting in a deadlock and difficult formation.


Third Republic Restoration Era

  • 2020-10-31: Acceptance of the claim by the MCS to resettle the island of New Batavia.
  • 2020-11-03: Elections for the Majlis-al-Shoera result in a victory for the IRP.
  • 2020-11-04: Re-appointment of Redouan van Lucerne to the office of Grand Vizier.
  • 2020-11-10: Re-election of Saladin to the office of Sadr.
  • 2020-11-10: Establishment of the NNVF, organizing competitions and tournaments of association football in New Batavia.

Fourth Republic Era

  • 2020-11-30: In a referendum a new constitution is adopted, thereby renaming the nation to New Batavia.
  • 2020-12-03: Establishment of VBNB, a federation competing with the NNVF in organizing competitions and tournaments of association football in New Batavia.
  • 2020-12-04: Hurmu and New Batavia sign a treaty of friendship and non-agression.
  • 2020-12-04: Hazar and New Batavia sign a treaty of friendship and non-agression.
  • 2020-12-09: Appointment of Abdullah van Nedersticht to the office of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
  • 2020-12-10: Establishment of IJNB organizing competitions and tournaments of ice hockey in New Batavia.
  • 2020-12-11: Recognition of the VBNB and the IJNB to represent New Batavia in international sports competitions.
  • 2020-12-13: The President refuses to sign the treaty between Hurmu and New Batavia on the grounds of it being unconstitutional. The Supreme Court confirms this.
  • 2020-12-16: The Dutch text of the treaty between Hurmu and New Batavia has been approved. It's the first treaty since the restoration of the Republic.
  • 2020-12-25: Approval of a treaty with Calbion.
  • 2020-12-26: A treaty with the Thraci Confederation has been signed into law.
  • 2020-12-28: The very first football match was played, in the NNVF Honor Division for women: VV Vrijplaats to VV Patriottenbaai was 1-0.
  • 2021-01-03: The treaty with Phinbella has been signed into law.
  • 2021-01-08: New Batavia received a 2020 FNORD Award in the category "Tis but a Fleshwound" for returning to Micras, with an unbroken history, after so many many years.
  • 2021-01-16: The treaty with Batavia has been renewed, acknowledging the historical and linguistic bond between the two nations.
  • 2021-01-31: Faisal Van Looveren founded the South Corum Independence Party. Its program is a reaction against the leading Islamic Revolutionary Party. It feels the needs of the settlers in Southern Corum, returning exiles, are being neglected by the Lucerne ruling elite. The party wants autonomy for the Southern Corum areas, if not, the party will demand for independence.
  • 2021-03-03: After suffering great losses in the elections, the IRP forms a coloation government with Rania Lucius' DSB. Redouan van Lucerne will continue to head the government as Grand Vizier.
  • 2021-03-12: A constitutional amendment was approved by referendum, making it possible to approve multilateral treaties in another language than Dutch.
  • 2021-03-19: New Batavia joins the MTO.
  • 2021-03-21: The South Sea Islands and New Batavia sign a Treaty of friendship and non-agression.
  • 2021-04-04: The President signs the "Act local government 2021" into law, establishing 7 governorates.
  • 2021-04-28: The Supreme Court rules that a dissolved Majlis-ash-Shoera cannot be reconvened by the Cabinet. The proposed "Act succession office holders" is in part unconstitutional.
  • 2021-05-01: Re-election of Saladin to the office of President. Saladin was the only candidate, he received 87 % of the votes.