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  1. Stuyvesant, Peter Stuyvesant, Petrus Stuyvesantnoun

    the last Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland; in 1664 he was forced to surrender the colony to England (1592-1672)

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  1. Peter Stuyvesant

    Peter Stuyvesant (English: ; in Dutch also Pieter and Petrus Stuyvesant, Dutch: [ˈstœyvəzɑnt]; c. 1610 – August 1672) was a Dutch colonial officer who served as the last Dutch director-general of the colony of New Netherland from 1647 until it was ceded provisionally to the English in 1664, after which it was split into New York and New Jersey with lesser territory becoming parts of other colonies, and later, states. He was a major figure in the early history of New York City and his name has been given to various landmarks and points of interest throughout the city (e.g. Stuyvesant High School, Stuyvesant Town, Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood, etc.). Stuyvesant's accomplishments as director-general included a great expansion for the settlement of New Amsterdam beyond the southern tip of Manhattan. Among the projects built by Stuyvesant's administration were the protective wall on Wall Street, the canal that became Broad Street, and Broadway. Stuyvesant, himself a member of the Dutch Reformed Church, opposed religious pluralism and came into conflict with Lutherans, Jews, Roman Catholics, and Quakers as they attempted to build places of worship in the city and practice their faiths. Stuyvesant was in particular antisemitic, loathing both the Jewish race and religion.

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  1. peter stuyvesant

    Peter Stuyvesant was a Dutch colonial governor who served as the last Dutch director-general of the colony of New Netherlands from 1647 until it was ceded provisionally to the English in 1664, after which it was renamed New York. He is known for his strong leadership and attempts to solidify control over the region despite conflicts with neighboring English colonies and tension with the local population. Stuyvesant is also associated with the establishment of regulations governing the practice of religion in the colony.

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  1. Peter Stuyvesant

    Peter Stuyvesant, served as the last Dutch Director-General of the colony of New Netherland from 1647 until it was ceded provisionally to the English in 1664, after which it was renamed New York. He was a major figure in the early history of New York City. Stuyvesant's accomplishments as director-general included a great expansion for the settlement of New Amsterdam beyond the southern tip of Manhattan. Among the projects built by Stuyvesant's administration were the protective wall on Wall Street, the canal that became Broad Street, and Broadway. Although conventionally referred to in English today as "Peter Stuyvesant", Stuyvesant's given name was actually "Pieter" or "Petrus"; "Peter" is not found in historical records.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of peter stuyvesant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of peter stuyvesant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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