Central African Republic History and Culture

Central African Republic History and Culture

History The territory of the Central African Republic was conquered by France after 1890 and administered from 1910 as the Ubangi-Shari colony in the Federation of French Equatorial Africa (since 1946 overseas territory within the French Union). After 1945, the Catholic clergyman Barthélémy Boganda (* 1910, † 1959) made a name for himself as a political leader and after granting autonomy on December 1, 1958, gave the country the name…

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