Belgian colonial empire
The Belgian colonial empire (French: Empire colonial belge; Dutch: Belgische koloniale rijk) comprised three colonies controlled by Belgium between 1885 and 1962: Belgian Con...
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Congo Free State
The Congo Free State (French: État indépendant du Congo) was a large area in Central Africa that was privately controlled by Leopold II of Belgium. Leopold was able to procure the region by convin...
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Belgian Congo
The Belgian Congo (French: Congo Belge, Dutch: Belgisch-Congo) was a Belgian colony in Central Africa between 1908 and 1960 in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).C...
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Ruanda-Urundi
Ruanda-Urundi was a part of German East Africa under Belgian military occupation from 1916 to 1924. It was then a League of Nations class B mandate of Belgium from 1924 to 1945.It transitioned to a Un...
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Henry I. Kowalsky
Colonel Henry I. Kowalsky (August 16, 1859 - November 28, 1914) was a notable San Francisco defense attorney. Notably, he was employed by King Leopold II of Belgium as a lobbyist to the US government ...
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King Leopold's Soliloquy
King Leopold's Soliloquy is a 1905 pamphlet by Mark Twain. Its subject is King Leopold's rule over the Congo Free State. A work of political satire harshly condemnatory of his actions, it ostensibly r...
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Lado Enclave
The Lado Enclave was an exclave of the Congo Free State and later of Belgian Congo that existed from 1894 until 1910, situated on the west bank of the Upper Nile in what is now South Sudan and northw...
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Zaire
Zaire /zɑːˈɪər/, officially the Republic of Zaire (French: République du Zaïre; [za.iʁ]) was the name of a Central African state, now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo, betwe...
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Compagnie du Katanga
The Compagnie du Katanga was a concession company of the Congo Free State. The company was founded in 1891 to occupy part of the Free State in order to dissuade a British claim on the land. The comp...
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Abir Congo Company
The Abir Congo Company (founded as the Anglo-Belgian India Rubber Company and later known as the Compagnie du Congo Belge) was a company which harvested natural rubber in the Congo Free State, the pri...
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List of ministers of the Belgian Congo
This is a list of ministers of the Belgian Congo, from 1908, when the Congo Free State became the Belgian Congo, to 1960 with the independence of the Republic of the Congo. Up until 1923, the Belgian ...
Léopold Louis Joubert
Léopold Louis Joubertt (or Ludovic Joubert) (22 February 1842 – 27 May 1927) was a French soldier and lay missionary.He fought for the Papal States between 1860 and 1870 during the Italian unification...
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Stairs Expedition
The Stairs Expedition to Katanga of 1891−92 led by Captain William Stairs was the winner in a race between two imperial powers to claim Katanga, a vast mineral-rich territory in Central Africa for col...
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Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville)
The Republic of the Congo (French: République du Congo) or Congo-Léopoldville was a state founded after independence was granted to the former Belgian Congo in 1960. The country's post-independenc...
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Congo Arab war
The Congo Arab war (also known as the Belgo-Arab War) took place in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo between the forces of Belgian King Leopold II's Congo Free State and various Zanzib...
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