Central African Republic Colonial Records

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French Colonization (1885-1960)[edit | edit source]

The Central African Republic (formerly Ubangi-Shari) was colonized in 1885 by the French. Ubangi-Shari was given autonomy in 1958 and renamed the Central African Republic. In 1960, the country received its independence from France. [1]

Record collection Years covered Record type Language Who is in the records
French Overseas Civil Registration, 1891-1914, index and images. 1891-1918 Civil Registration French

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Ubangi-Shari," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubangi-Shari, accessed 15 July 2019.