Memorial

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Statue: Leopold II at place du Trône

Cast in a compound of copper and pewter from the Congo. Inaugurated 15 November 1926. A copy was made and inaugurated in Leopoldville (now Kinshasa) in the Congo July 1928 but is now dismantled and forgotten.

Site: Leopold II at place du Trône (1 memorial)

1000, place du Trône

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King Leopold II

Leopold's cruel exploitation of the Congo was carried out in his name and und...

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