The Winward group, [[Sint Maarten Genealogy|Sint Maarten]], [[Sint Eustatius Genealogy|Sint Eustatius]], and [[Saba Genealogy|Saba]], also considered a part of the Netherlands Antilles, changed hands often during the 17th and 18th centuries. All three have been under uninterrupted Dutch rule since the beginning of the 19th century.
As of 1954, the Netherlands Antilles is considered to be an autonomous part of the [[The Netherlands Genealogy|Kingdom of the Netherlands]]
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