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Kingdom of Holland

The Kingdom of Holland 1806 - 1810 (Koninkrijk Holland in Dutch, Royaume d'Hollande in French) was set up by Napoleon Bonaparte as a puppet-kingdom for his third brother, Louis Bonaparte, in order to better control the Netherlands. Louis did not perform to Napoleon's expectations and the kingdom was dissolved in 1810 after which the Netherlands were annexed by France until 1813.



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