1891 in the Congo Free State

The following lists events that happened during 1891 in the Congo Free State.

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1891
in
the Congo Free State

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Date Event
The Compagnie du Congo pour le Commerce et l'Industrie (CCCI) joins with a group of English investors to formally create the Compagnie du Katanga, which would defend Belgian interests in Katanga Province against British claims.[1]
American Presbyterian church in Congo founded, precursor of the Presbyterian Community in Congo.
9 April 1891 Royal Order of the Lion is established by King Leopold II of Belgium, awarded for services to the Congo.
15 April 1891 Théophile Wahis replaces Camille Coquilhat as vice governor-general

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SourcesEdit

  • "Compagnie du Congo pour le Commerce et l'Industrie. CCCI", Africa Museum (in French), retrieved 17 March 2021