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Belgian Congo

(Congo Belge.)
  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The Congo Independent State was founded in 1885 by Leopold II., King of the Belgians, and the State was placed under his sovereignty, but its perpetual neutrality, in accordance with the provision of Chapter III. of the General Act of Berlin (1885), was guaranteed. [Concerning this Act, see Statesman’s Year-Book for 1908—p. 874.]

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1. Official

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  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein

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