Belgian congo

Delve into the captivating story of Belgian Congo and discover its impact on Africa. Uncover the complexities and legacies of this colonial era through a journey of exploration and understanding.
Francis Dhanis was a Belgian national hero of the Congo Free State. He was the son of a Belgian father and an Irish mother, being born in Lo...

Francis Dhanis was a Belgian national hero of the Congo Free State. He was the son of a Belgian father and an Irish mother, being born in London in 1861, and when he had grown up he studied at the École Militaire to enter the Belgian military service. Upon graduation he joined one of the great heavy infantry regiments, the grenadiers, and did good service to achieve the rank of major. But before that, when he was still a lieutenant, he volunteered to accept great danger and enter the service…

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Werner Steurbaut
Warriors, Belgian Congo, 1894

Artist: French Photographer ( French Photographer) - all paintings from this artist available as fine art prints, canvas prints, paper prints or hand painted oils.

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Cristina González