Category: German East Africa

Categories: Former Countries in Africa

German:' Deutsch-Ostafrika

German East Africa (German: Deutsch-Ostafrika) was a German colony in East Africa, which included what are now Burundi, Rwanda and Tanganyika (the mainland part of present Tanzania). Its area was 994,996 km2 (384,170 sq mi), nearly three times the size of Germany today.

The colony came into existence during the 1880s and ended with Imperial Germany's defeat in World War I. Afterwards the territory was divided between Britain and Belgium, and was later converted to a mandate of the League of Nations.

Person Profiles (3)

09 Sep 1844 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Preu├čen, Deutscher Bund - 12 Mar 1928 photo
21 Jun 1914 Kristiania, Norge - 12 Apr 2001 photo
17 May 1887 Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom - 10 Sep 1922

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