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Melaka in History

Melaka in History

Melaka came with over 600 years of history, beginning with the Malay Sultanate in 1400, followed by the Portuguese occupation in 1511, then the Dutch occupation in 1641, British occupation in 1824, Japanese occupation in 1942, and finally under the British administration in 1946 before gaining independence in 1957 (part of Malaya) and part of Malaysia in 1963. Its history and interracial marriages gave the city (UNESCO world heritage site) a unique East and West blend in local lifestyle, historical…

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