Patrice Lumumba (1925 – 1961) was a Congolese independence leader and the first legally elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo. Twelve weeks after helping the Republic of the Congo win its independence from Belgium. Lumumba's government was deposed in a coup. He was imprisoned and executed by firing squad, an act that was committed with the assistance of the Belgium government.

Patrice Lumumba (1925 – 1961) was a Congolese independence leader and the first legally elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo. Twelve weeks after helping the Republic of the Congo win its independence from Belgium. Lumumba's government was deposed in a coup. He was imprisoned and executed by firing squad, an act that was committed with the assistance of the Belgium government.

The 20 Francs Belges gold coins are historic coins minted in the nineteenth…

The 20 Francs Belges gold coins are historic coins minted in the nineteenth…

This weekend, Belgium's government placed the country and its capital city of Brussels under the highest level of terror alert due to an "imminent threat." The capital's metro and schools have been shut down through Monday.

This weekend, Belgium's government placed the country and its capital city of Brussels under the highest level of terror alert due to an "imminent threat." The capital's metro and schools have been shut down through Monday.

Leo Bormans is the author of the international bestseller "The World Book of Happiness". He has been working for more than 20 years for the Belgium  government on empowerment and active citizenship. Now he is an international  ambassador of Happiness & Quality ...

Leo Bormans is the author of the international bestseller "The World Book of Happiness". He has been working for more than 20 years for the Belgium government on empowerment and active citizenship. Now he is an international ambassador of Happiness & Quality ...

Patrice Lumumba (1925 – 1961) was a Congolese independence leader and the first legally elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo. Twelve weeks after helping the Republic of the Congo win its independence from Belgium. Lumumba's government was deposed in a coup. He was imprisoned and executed by firing squad, an act that was committed with the assistance of the Belgium government.

Patrice Lumumba (1925 – 1961) was a Congolese independence leader and the first legally elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo. Twelve weeks after helping the Republic of the Congo win its independence from Belgium. Lumumba's government was deposed in a coup. He was imprisoned and executed by firing squad, an act that was committed with the assistance of the Belgium government.

In 1908, King Leopold II transfers control of Congo to the Belgium government and Congo eventually becomes an independent state on June 30th, 1960.

In 1908, King Leopold II transfers control of Congo to the Belgium government and Congo eventually becomes an independent state on June 30th, 1960.

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