1894 in the Congo Free State

The following lists events that happened during 1894 in the Congo Free State.

the Congo Free State


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14 August 1894 Franco-Congolese Treaty is signed in which Leopold II renounces all right to occupy north of the 5° 30" north latitude in exchange for French acceptance of Leopold's ownership of the Lado Enclave.[1][2]
15 November Limited partnership Vandenvinne et cie is founded, later renamed Belgika, with operational headquarters in Stanleyville (Kisangani).[3]

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References edit

  1. ^ Collins 1960, p. 193.
  2. ^ Ingham 1962, p. 170.
  3. ^ Ernst.

Sources edit

  • Collins, R.O. (1960), "The transfer of the Lado Enclave to the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1910", Zaïre: Revue Congolaise, 14 (2–3)
  • Ernst, Jean-Luc, "La Belgika", Stanleyville.be, retrieved 7 April 2021
  • Ingham, K. (1962), A History of East Africa, London: Longmans