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Congo

  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Key Historical Events. First occupied by France in 1882, the Congo became a territory of French Equatorial Africa from 1910-58, and then a member state of the French Community. It became an independent Republic on 15 Aug. 1960.

République du Congo

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Further Reading

  1. Thompson, V. and Adloff, R., Historical Dictionary of the People’s Republic of the Congo. 2nd ed. Metuchen (NJ), 1984Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1996

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  • Brian Hunter

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