Fort Dorothea, Akwida
The Brandenburger Gold Coast, later Prussian Gold Coast, was a part of the Gold Coast.
The Brandenburg colony existed from 1682 to 1720, when king Frederick William I of Prussia sold it for 7200 ducats to the Dutch Republic.
1685 Brandenburg ( s large Friedrichsburg . ) ; 1687-1690 Dutch ; 1698 back to Brandenburg ; 1709 abandoned ; 1712 Dutch, later return to the Brandenburg ( now Prussia ) ; 1717 sold to the Dutch
Fort Dorothea. It is currently preserved as a ruin.
Since May 1682 a chartered company from the margravial electorate of Kur-Brandenburg, the core of the later Prussian kingdom, the Brandenburg African Company (Kurfürstliche Brandenburgisch-Afrikanische Compagnie), founded 1682, established a small West African colony consisting of two Gold Coast settlements on the Gulf of Guinea, around Cape Three Points in present Ghana
See below location map of Fort Dorothea, Akwida.
- Groß Friedrichsburg, now Pokesu: (1682–1717), which became the capital
- Fort Dorothea, now Akwida: (April 1684–1687, 1698–1711, April 1712–1717), which in 1687–1698 the Dutch occupied
- May 1682–1683 - Philip Peterson Blonck
- 1683–1684 - Nathaniel Dillinger
- 1684–1686 - Karl Konstantin von Schnitter
- 1686–1691 - Johann Niemann (Part of the text (c) by Wikipedia)