When did belgium take control of the congo?

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Belgium took over the colony in 1908 and it was not until 1960 that the Republic of the Congo was established, after a fight for independence. When Leopold II died in 1909, he was buried to the sound of Belgians booing.

Belgium took over the colony in 1908 and it was not until 1960 that the Republic of the Congo was established, after a fight for independence.

  • Under pressure from other European powers, the Belgian government took control of the territory in 1908. Belgian migration to the Congo was limited during the Congo Free State period, with at most about 1,500 Belgians in-country in a given year.

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