Leopold II King of the Belgians
This person succeeded to the throne in 1865 and is described as pencil thin and with a large nose.
Sir Henry Morton Stanley
This person was a Welsh explorer and journalist and is famous for several expeditions to Africa.
Henry Shelton Sanford, Arthur Stevens, and Gerson Bleichröd
These people were all employed in the period leading up to the official international recognition of the Congo as a colony.
George Washington Williams
This character was a minister and historian who called himself colonel.
This person, Polish by birth, was born Konrad Korzeniowski and grew up in Paris.
William Henry Sheppard
This person was an early African-American Presbyterian Missionary and the first black missionary in the Congo.
Edmund Dene (E.D.) Morel
This person was a British journalist who led a campaign against African slavery...
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