The Netherlands: Polity Style: 1796-2016

??? - 9 Jun 1806 Bataafse Republiek = Bataafs Gemenebest [1]
24 May 1806 crown of Holland is offered to Prince Louis Napoléon in accordance with the treaty between Napoléon I, emperor of the French, and Batavian Republic concluded in Paris 24 May 1806 [Koninklijke Staatscourant, No. 77, 11 Jun 1806, pp. 1-2; Gazette nationale, ou, Le moniteur universel, No. 157, 6 Jun 1806, pp. 757-758]
5 Jun 1806 acceptance of the crown of Holland is declared by Prince Louis Napoléon upon authorization from Napoléon I, public ceremony, Tuileries Palace, Paris (proclamation of accession is dated 5 Jun 1806, Paris) [Koninklijke Staatscourant, No. 77, 11 Jun 1806, pp. 1-2; ibid., No. 78, 12 Jun 1806, pp. 1-2; Gazette nationale, ou, Le moniteur universel, No. 157, 6 Jun 1806, pp. 756-757]
9 Jun 1806 royal representative assumed the office in The Hague after the meeting with provisional head of state (Fungerend Raadpensionaris) and the Council of State [Koninklijke Staatscourant, No. 77, 11 Jun 1806, p. 1]
9 Jun 1806 - 13 Jul 1810 Koninkrijk Holland [2]
13 Jul 1810 - 20 Nov 1813 incorporation into France
20 Nov 1813 provisional government of the United Netherlands (Verenigde Nederlanden) is constituted in The Hague, proclamation of 20 Nov 1813 ['s Gravenhaagse Courant, Extra, 22 Nov 1813, p. 2]
20 Nov 1813 - 16 Mar 1815 Verenigde Nederlanden
16 Mar 1815 Kingdom of the Netherlands (Koninkrijk der Nederlanden) is formed of the United Netherlands and Belgium, proclamation of 16 Mar 1815 [Nederlandse Staatscourant, No. 65, 17 Mar 1815, p. 1]
16 Mar 1815 - Koninkrijk der Nederlanden

[1] Both styles are in Constitutional and official use, sometimes in one and the same document.
[2] Proclaimed in Paris 5 Jun 1806.
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