Leopold's cruel exploitation of the Congo was carried out in his name and under his instruction. It seems nobody can find anything nice to say about Leopold II. A society lady is quoted as descr...
War dead, Colonisation, Royalty, Congo
Active in the colonisation of the Congo and in anti-slavery campaigns.
War dead, Colonisation, Congo
Born: Dalhem. King Leopold II sent him to England to propose to Stanley a new expedition in central Africa. Thys went himself to the Congo in 1887 and introduced the railway as an aid to the ex...
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Mad, bad and dangerous to know.
You have nothing to lose but your chains!
Nurse who helped soldiers escape from occupied Belgium during WW1.
Fell in love in Brussels.