... a Dutch passing. The Dutch took over Malacca from the Portugese for about a century. After that it was ceded to the British. It is said that the Dutch never really had long term plans of growing roots here; they focussed more on Java. Later Malacca passed to the East India Company and thenceforth, to the British crown. It gained independence in 1946, part of the Malayan Federation, later Malaysia.
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