Camille Janssen

Camille Janssen (1837–1926) was a Belgian colonial civil servant and lawyer who held the position of Governor-General of the Congo Free State from 1886 to 1892. His son, Georges Janssen, would become head of the National Bank of Belgium.

Camille Janssen
Camille Janssen.jpg
Portrait of Janssen in c.1908
Governor-General of the Congo Free State
In office
30 July 1886 – 1 July 1892
MonarchLeopold II
Preceded byFrancis de Winton
(as Administrator-General)
Succeeded byThéophile Wahis
Personal details
Born(1837-12-05)5 December 1837
Liège, Belgium
Died18 April 1926(1926-04-18) (aged 88)
Brussels, Belgium

Further readingEdit

  • Janssens, Édouard; Cateaux, Albert (1908). "Janssen, Camille". Les Belges au Congo. Notices biographiques. Antwerp: Van Hille-De Backer. pp. 21–6.

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