The Butcher of Congo: King Leopold II of Belgium Read more: http://digitaljournal.com/blog/11297#ixzz2awHJJEQr

The Butcher of Congo: King Leopold II of Belgium Read more: http://digitaljournal.com/blog/11297#ixzz2awHJJEQr

We’ve all heard of Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Saddam Hussein, etc. But what about the evil men and women our history books don’t mention? Is there anyone more evil than Hitler? Is there anyone w

Top 10 Evil Historical Figures Too Brutal for History Books

We’ve all heard of Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Saddam Hussein, etc. But what about the evil men and women our history books don’t mention? Is there anyone more evil than Hitler? Is there anyone w

This is King Leopold II of Belgium. He “owned” the Congo during his reign as the constitutional monarch of Belgium. After several failed colonial attempts in Asia and Africa, he settled on the Congo. He “bought” it and enslaved its people, turning the entire country into his own personal slave plantation. He disguised his business transactions as “philanthropic” and “scientific” efforts under the banner of the International African Society. He used their enslaved labor to extract Congolese…

This is King Leopold II of Belgium. He “owned” the Congo during his reign as the constitutional monarch of Belgium. After several failed colonial attempts in Asia and Africa, he settled on the Congo. He “bought” it and enslaved its people, turning the entire country into his own personal slave plantation. He disguised his business transactions as “philanthropic” and “scientific” efforts under the banner of the International African Society. He used their enslaved labor to extract Congolese…

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A vivid novelistic narrative that makes the reader acurately aware of the magnitude of the horror perpetrated by King Leopold II and his minions (to the Congolese during Belgian Colonization Era) -New York Times-

A vivid novelistic narrative that makes the reader acurately aware of the magnitude of the horror perpetrated by King Leopold II and his minions (to the Congolese during Belgian Colonization Era) -New York Times-

King Leopold's legacy of DR Congo violence: Of the Europeans who scrambled for control of Africa at the end of the 19th century, Belgium's King Leopold II left arguably the largest and most horrid legacy of all.

King Leopold's legacy of DR Congo violence: Of the Europeans who scrambled for control of Africa at the end of the 19th century, Belgium's King Leopold II left arguably the largest and most horrid legacy of all.

Letter from one of the most evil King Leopold II of Belgium to Colonial Missionaries, 1883

Letter from one of the most evil King Leopold II of Belgium to Colonial Missionaries, 1883

A child victim of Belgian atrocities in Congo stands with a missionary (probably Mr Wallbaum), Congo, ca. 1890-1910 Leopold II of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A child victim of Belgian atrocities in Congo stands with a missionary (probably Mr Wallbaum), Congo, ca. 1890-1910 Leopold II of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Letter from one of the most evil King Leopold II of Belgium to Colonial Missionaries, 1883

Letter from one of the most evil King Leopold II of Belgium to Colonial Missionaries, 1883

King Leopold II of Belgium and Princess Marie Henrietta of Austria

King Leopold II of Belgium and Princess Marie Henrietta of Austria

Leopold I of Belgium- Turned down both a high ranking position in Napoleon’s Army and, also, the King of Greece. Later decided to be King of...

Leopold I of Belgium- Turned down both a high ranking position in Napoleon’s Army and, also, the King of Greece. Later decided to be King of...

Leopold's real motives for founding the Congo Free State, however, were far from altruistic: financial gain, regardless of the human cost, was the king's sole ambition. Leopold's attention had been drawn to Central Africa by a report in The Times (11 January 1876) headed 'African Exploration', which described the interior of Africa as 'a magnificent and healthy country of unspeakable richness' that would 'repay any enterprising capitalist that might take the matter in hand.'

Leopold's real motives for founding the Congo Free State, however, were far from altruistic: financial gain, regardless of the human cost, was the king's sole ambition. Leopold's attention had been drawn to Central Africa by a report in The Times (11 January 1876) headed 'African Exploration', which described the interior of Africa as 'a magnificent and healthy country of unspeakable richness' that would 'repay any enterprising capitalist that might take the matter in hand.'

A victim of amputation during the terror reign of King Leopold.

BELGIUM: If There Is No Statue Of Adolf Hitler, There Shouldn’t Be Statue Of Leopold

Congo Free State/Belgian Congo 1904. King Leopold II's African Genocide in the name of Christianity and Capitolism. The king's new private colony became a massive labour camp, where he made a fortune for himself from the harvest of its wild rubber, and was responsible for the death of millions - estimates vary from 5 million to 13 million people. Anyone who failed to bring enough rubber for agents was killed. Those who failed to pay their taxes were condemned to slavery.

Congo Free State/Belgian Congo 1904. King Leopold II's African Genocide in the name of Christianity and Capitolism. The king's new private colony became a massive labour camp, where he made a fortune for himself from the harvest of its wild rubber, and was responsible for the death of millions - estimates vary from 5 million to 13 million people. Anyone who failed to bring enough rubber for agents was killed. Those who failed to pay their taxes were condemned to slavery.

Recognize this face?  Unlikely even though he helped kill ten million Africans.  Why don't we read about him in high school?

Recognize this face? Unlikely even though he helped kill ten million Africans. Why don't we read about him in high school?

Under King Leopold II, the state of Belgium murdered 10 million Africans in Congo, academics have yet to call this genocide. As retaliation against communities that had not met their quota in rubber plantions. The Belgians, KING LEOPOLD II cut off the hands of adults and children. Following an outcry at the barbarity of the situation, the Belgium Parliament stop KING LEOPOLD OF BELGIUM from CONGO.

Under King Leopold II, the state of Belgium murdered 10 million Africans in Congo, academics have yet to call this genocide. As retaliation against communities that had not met their quota in rubber plantions. The Belgians, KING LEOPOLD II cut off the hands of adults and children. Following an outcry at the barbarity of the situation, the Belgium Parliament stop KING LEOPOLD OF BELGIUM from CONGO.

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