1886 in the Congo Free State

The following lists events that happened during 1886 in the Congo Free State.

the Congo Free State


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Events Edit

Date Event
April Camille Janssen replaces Francis de Winton as Administrator-General
3 September Administrator-general Camille Janssen defines nine districts in the colony, each headed by a district commissioner:[1]
22 November The Mission sui iuris of the Belgian Congo is established from territory taken from both the Apostolic Prefecture of Lower Congo (in Cubango, Angola) and the Apostolic Vicariate of Two Guineas (in Gabon)
27 December Compagnie du Congo pour le Commerce et l'Industrie (CCCI) is created, the first Belgian colonial society to be involved in exploration and exploitation of the Congo.[2]

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Sources Edit

  • Defauwes, Georges, Albert Thys, de Dalhem au Congo (PDF) (in French), archived from the original (PDF) on 22 January 2016, retrieved 19 March 2021
  • Etat Indépendant du Congo (1886), Bulletin Officiel (PDF), retrieved 26 August 2020