Timeline of Benguela

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Benguela, Angola.

Prior to 20th century[edit]

  • 1617 - Forte de São Filipe de Benguela [pt] founded in Portuguese Angola, under colonial governor Manuel Cerveira Pereira [pt].[1]
  • 1641 - Benguela taken by Dutch.[1]
  • 1648 - Dutch ousted; Portuguese in power again.[1]
  • 1779 - Antonio Jose Pimental de Castro e Mesquita appointed colonial governor of Benguela.[2]
  • 1784 - Pedro Jose Correia de Quevedo Homem e Magalhaes becomes governor.[2]
  • 1792 - Francisco Paim da Camara Ornellas becomes governor (approximate date).[3]
  • 1795 - Alexandre José Botelho de Vasconcelos [pt] appointed governor.[3]
  • 1803 - Francisco Infante de Sequeira Correa da Silva becomes governor (approximate date).[3]
  • 1810 - Jose Maria Doutel d'Almeida becomes governor (approximate date).[3]
  • 1814 - Joao de Alvellos Leiria becomes governor (approximate date).[3]
  • 1816 - Joze Joaquim Marques de Graca becomes governor (approximate date).[3]
  • 1817 - Manoel d'Abreu de Mello e Alvim becomes governor (approximate date).[3]
  • 1828 - Joaquim Aurelio de Oliveira becomes governor (approximate date).[3]
  • 1836 - Slave trade officially abolished.[1]
  • 1900 - Benguella province active.[4]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g W. Martin James (2011), Historical Dictionary of Angola (2nd ed.), US: Scarecrow Press, ISBN 9780810871939
  2. ^ a b Candido 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Joseph C. Miller (1988). Way of Death: Merchant Capitalism and the Angolan Slave Trade, 1730–1830. University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 978-0-299-11563-0.
  4. ^ a b Gwillim Law (1999). "Angola". Administrative Subdivisions of Countries: A Comprehensive World Reference, 1900 through 1998. US: McFarland & Company. pp. 27–29. ISBN 0786407298.
  5. ^ a b Ilídio do Amaral [pt] (1978). "Contribuição para o conhecimento do fenómeno de urbanização em Angola". Finisterra [Wikidata] (in Portuguese). Centro de Estudos Geográficos da Universidade de Lisboa. 13 (25). ISSN 0430-5027. open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "Angola". Africa South of the Sahara 2004. Regional Surveys of the World. Europa Publications. 2004. ISBN 1857431839.
  7. ^ "Chronology of Catholic Dioceses: Angola". Norway: Roman Catholic Diocese of Oslo. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Angola: Städte & Orte". Citypopulation.de (in German). Oldenburg, Germany: Thomas Brinkhoff. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Membros: Benguela". Uccla.pt (in Portuguese). Retrieved 1 November 2017.
This article incorporates information from the Portuguese Wikipedia and German Wikipedia.

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