[Answer] What European nations colonized Rwanda?

Answer: Germany (Germany lost overseas colonies after WWI) then Belgium
What European nations colonized Rwanda?

Unlike much of Africa Rwanda and the Great Lakes region was not decided by the 1884 Berlin Conference. Rather the region was divided in an 1890 conference in Brussels. This gave Rwanda and Burundi to the German Empire as colonial spheres of interest in exchange for renouncing all claims on Uganda. The poor maps referenced in these agreements left Belgium with a claim on the western half of the country; after several border skirmishes the final borders of the colony were not established until 1900. These border…

Rwanda officially the Republic of Rwanda is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge. One of the smallest countries on the African mainland its capital city is Kigali. Located a few degrees south of the Equator Rwanda is bordered by Uganda Tanzania Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is highly elevated giving it the soubriquet “land of thousand hills” with its geography dominated by mountains in the west and savanna

Analysis of Western European colonialism and colonization …

Scramble for Africa – Wikipedia

List of African territories and states by date of colonization

White Africans of European ancestry – Wikipedia

Fri Aug 01 2003 14:30:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time) · The Scramble for Africa also called the Partition of Africa Conquest of Africa or the Rape of Africa was the invasion occupation division and colonization of African territory by European powers during a short period known to historians as the New Imperialism (between 1881 and 1914). The 10 percent of Africa that was under formal European …

This is a list of the dates when African states were made colonies or protectorates of European powers and lost their independence. It only deals with modern times thus the expansion of the Ancient Greeks Roman Empire and barbarian tribes into Africa is ignored. A number of regions such as the Congo and the Sahara Desert had no organized states. However King Leopold II of the Belgiu…

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