Which explorer sailed for the Dutch?

What explorers sailed for the Netherlands?

Among the most important Dutch explorers were:

  • Willem Barentsz (1550-1597). Searched for the northeast passage above Siberia. …
  • Henry Hudson (1565-1611). …
  • Willem Janszoon (1571-1638). …
  • Abel Tasman (1603-1659). …
  • Dirck Hartog.

Why did Hudson make so many voyages?

Why did Hudson make so many voyages? He was looking for a passage to the East.

Where did the Dutch explorers go?

After abandoning their North American colonies (in what is now New York), the Dutch established outposts in the Caribbean, South America (what is now Suriname), South Africa, and what is now Indonesia. Holland also established a trading center in Japan, one of only a few European nations to do so.

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