Leopold

How did King Leopold gain control over the Congo Free State?
On February 5, 1885, Belgian King Leopold II established the Congo Free State by brutally seizing the African landmass as his personal possession. Rat...
How did Leopold II gain control over the Congo Free State?
On February 5, 1885, Belgian King Leopold II established the Congo Free State by brutally seizing the African landmass as his personal possession. Rat...
Belgium human zoo
When was the last human in a zoo?Why did Belgium cut off hands?Does Belgium have a zoo?Why was Leopold forced to give up his control over the Congo?W...
How did king leopold treat the african natives
Administration of the Belgian Congo. Leopold II's reign in the Congo became an international scandal due to large-scale mistreatment of the indigenous...
Anglo-belgian india rubber company cannibalism
Why did Leopold cut off hands?How many deaths was King Leopold responsible for?Did Leopold II cut off hands?What was the punishment for not collectin...
Rubber terror death toll
Estimates of the death toll range from one million to fifteen million, since accurate records were not kept. Historians Louis and Stengers in 1968 sta...
Did leopold ever go to congo
Responding to a growing call to remove statues of Leopold II, the former Belgian king who colonized the Congo, Belgian Prince Laurent came to his ance...
King leopold exploitation belgian congo
On February 5, 1885, Belgian King Leopold II established the Congo Free State by brutally seizing the African landmass as his personal possession. Rat...