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Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza 1852 - 1905
Title: Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza 1852 - 1905
Creator: Cornède, Martine; Neirinck, Danièle
Abstract: Site about Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza. Pierre Paul François Camille Savorgnan de Brazza (1852-1905) was a French explorer of Italian origin. The capital of the Republic of the Congo is named after him (Brazzaville). The site provides extensive and detailed information about his life and expeditions, including many muldi media files, original documents, photographs, audio files, comments from his contemporaries etc. [editors ilissAfrica]
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The legend
The man
Central Africa
Brazza's missions
* Discovery of Ogooué 1875-1878
* The origins of the French Congo 1879-1882
* Founding of the French Congo 1883-1885
* Colonisation of the Congo 1886-1898
* The 1905 mission
An explorer's life
Keywords: expedition; Republic of the Congo; colonial history; Brazza, Pierre Paul Savorgnan de
Countries: Republic of the Congo
Subject areas: Education & Academia » Generalities;
History & Geography » History since 1850
Resource type: Biographical Websites;
Collections of historical Sources
Language: English; French; Italian
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