Belgian Congo #142 (1932)

Belgian Congo #142 (1932)

Belgian Congo (Congo Belge in French and Belgisch Congo in Dutch) was a colony of Belgium in central Africa from 1908 until independence as the Republic of the Congo (République du Congo, also called Congo-Léopoldville) in 1960. It had originally been established in 1885 as the personal colony of King Leopold II of Belgium called the Congo Free State (État indépendant du Congo). By the turn of the century, … Continue reading Belgian Congo #142 (1932)