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Parfait-Louis Monteil

Parfait-Louis Monteil 1855, Paris, France Died 1925, age 70 Herblay, France He was a French colonial military officer and explorer who made an epic journey in West Africa between 1890 and 1892, traveling east from Senegal to Lake Chad, and … Continue reading

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French West Africa / Afrique occidentale française, (AOF) (PART 1)

French West Africa / Afrique occidentale française, (AOF) (PART 1) This was a federation of eight French colonial territories in Africa: Mauritania, Senegal, French Sudan (now Mali), French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso), Dahomey (now Benin) and … Continue reading

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