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A website on Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, mysterious founder of the French Congo

Since 1999, the French delegation for national commemorations has built a network of websites dedicated to specific anniversaries and commemorations. In this regard, an amazing website about Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, mysterious founder of the French Congo, was created for the centenary of his death in 1905. Embodying one of those majestic heroes, serving the greatness of France in its remote exotic colonies, Brazza was seen at the time in France as an anti-slavery icon, an apostle of peace and civilization. But Brazza was also engaged in a fierce battle for the control of Congo with Stanley, his arch-enemy. Their strife contributed to the division of the territory that still prevails today... Behind the personal fate of Brazza, this website thus offers in insight on the entire history of central Africa.

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    A website on Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, mysterious founder of the French Congo

    Since 1999, the French delegation for national commemorations has built a network of websites dedicated to specific anniversaries and commemorations. In this regard, an amazing website about Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, mysterious founder of the French Congo, was created for the centenary of his… Read more
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    A website dedicated to Henri the 4th, one of France greatest king

    A very rich website commemorates Henri the 4th of France, a key figure to understand the economic, military and cultural prowess of France during the 17th century. The country was ruined by a terrible war of religion between Catholic and Protestants when he ascended the throne of France in 1589.… Read more

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