1898 in the Congo Free State

The following lists events that happened during 1898 in the Congo Free State.

the Congo Free State


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Date Event
Matadi-Léopoldville Railway is completed .[1]
12 May Apostolic Prefecture of Uélé is established
15 July Stanley Falls District becomes the District of Orientale Province (District de la province Orientale), with Stanleyville as its headquarters.[2] The district was also called Stanleyville District.[3]
15 July Lualaba District in the southeast is split off from Stanley Falls District.[3]
30 July Société des Chemins de fer vicinaux du Mayumbe (CVM) is created to build and operate railways in the Bas-Congo region.[4]

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Sources edit

  • "Chemin de fer de Boma à Tshela". KANGU - MAYUMBE - BAS-CONGO (in French). 23 February 2009. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  • Auzias, Dominique; Labourdette, Jean-Paul (2006). Congo: république démocratique. Petit Futé. ISBN 2-7469-1412-3.
  • Lemarchand, René (1964), Political Awakening in the Belgian Congo, University of California Press, GGKEY:TQ2J84FWCXN, retrieved 19 August 2020
  • Oliver, Roland; Sanderson, G.N., eds. (1975), The Cambridge History of Africa, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-22803-9, retrieved 17 March 2021