How to use Coen in a sentence
Batavia owes its origin to the Dutch governor-general Pieter Both, who in 1610 established a factory at Jacatra (which had been built on the ruins of the old Javanese town of Sunda Calappa), and to his successor, Jan Pieters Coen, who in 1619 founded in its stead the present city, which soon acquired a flourishing trade and increased in importance.
In 1627 the so-called Dutch "colonial system" had been inaugurated by the fourth governor-general, Jan Pieterszoon Coen.
Among the celebrities of Hoorn are William Schouten, who discovered in 1616 the passage round Cape Horn, or Hoorn, as he named it in honour of his birthplace; Abel Janszoon Tasman, whose fame is associated with Tasmania; and Jan Pietersz Coen, governorgeneral of the Dutch East Indies.
In 1622 Coen obtained leave to resign his post and return to Holland, but in his absence great difficulties had arisen with the English at Amboina (the so-called massacre of Amboina), and in 1627 under pressure from the directors of the East India Company he again returned as governor-general to Batavia.
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In 2007, Josh Brolin co-starred in American Gangster alongside two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Oscar winner Russell Crowe, and No Country for Old Men, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.
The Coen brothers never considered Brolin for the role of Llewelyn Moss in this film.
Fargo (1996) – The Coen brothers once again made a film that was so different than anything else out there.
The movie O Brother, Where Art Thou, which is a Coen Brothers creation, was set in Depression era Mississippi and told the story of three escaped convicts who managed to develop a music career while on the lam.