The history of Veldhoven, the province of Noord-Brabant and the Netherlands plays an important role in many points of the Geheimen van Veldhoven app. It is not possible to thoroughly illuminate the historical background there. That is why a summary of the relevant parts of history is included here. This is the summary from Jean Coenen’s book “Veldhoven, van Toterfout tot heden” (Veldhoven from Toterfout to the Present). The summary indicates to which point (s) the relevant text relates.