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Due to the continuing international and national criticism towards the Leopoldian regime, the Belgian government took over Congo Free State only after long negotiations, whereby Belgian Congo was born as a Belgian colony. Table of events with speeches held during the banquet of the Cercle Africain after Belgium took over Congo Free State, 1908.
NAB, Archives Hubert Droogmans, no. 345.