Timeline of Mombasa

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Mombasa, Coast Province, Kenya.

14th-18th centuries[edit]

Mombaza, 16th century

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

other cities in Kenya


  1. ^ Ibn Battuta, "The Journeys of Ibn Battuta
  2. ^ a b c d Sue Montgomery (1996), "Mombasa", in Trudy Ring, Middle East and Africa, International Dictionary of Historic Places, Routledge, pp. 512–516, ISBN 9781884964039 
  3. ^ a b c d ArchNet.org. "Mombasa". Massachusetts, USA: MIT School of Architecture and Planning. Archived from the original on 23 September 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c Webster's Geographical Dictionary, USA: G. & C. Merriam Co., 1960, OL 5812502M 
  5. ^ Marc J. Swartz (1979). "Religious Courts, Community, and Ethnicity among the Swahili of Mombasa: An Historical Study of Social Boundaries". Africa: Journal of the International African Institute 49. JSTOR 1159503. 
  6. ^ a b Algernon F.R. de Horsey (1897), "(Mombasa)", Africa Pilot (6th ed.), London: Great Britain. Admiralty 
  7. ^ a b c d e f C. Edmund Bosworth, ed. (2007). "Mombasa". Historic Cities of the Islamic World. Leiden: Koninklijke Brill. ISBN 9004153888. 
  8. ^ Jedidiah Morse; Richard C. Morse (1823), "Mombaca", A New Universal Gazetteer (4th ed.), New Haven: S. Converse 
  9. ^ G.S.P. Freeman-Grenville, ed. (1980), The Mombasa rising against the Portuguese, 1631, London: Published for the British Academy by the Oxford University Press, ISBN 0197259928 
  10. ^ a b Mano Sassoon (1982). "Sinking of the Santo Antonio de Tanna in Mombasa Harbour". Paideuma 28: 101–108. JSTOR 41409877. 
  11. ^ "Government Press". Nairobi: Ministry of State for Provincial Administration and Internal Security. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  12. ^ Andrew K. Mullei and Joshua M. Ng'elu (1990). "Evolution, Structure and Performance of Kenya's Financial System". Savings and Development 14. JSTOR 25830234. 
  13. ^ Robert M. Maxon (1992). "Colonial Financial System". In William Robert Ochieng and Robert M. Maxon. Economic History of Kenya. East African Publishers. p. 249+. ISBN 996646963X. 
  14. ^ P.J.L. Frankl (2001). "The Early Years of the Mombasa Club: A Home Away from Home for European-Christians". History in Africa 28. 
  15. ^ a b c Brian Hoyle (2001). "Urban renewal in East African port cities: Mombasa's Old Town waterfront". GeoJournal 53. JSTOR 41147599. 
  16. ^ a b R.T. Ogonda (1992). "Transport and Communications in the Colonial Economy". In William Robert Ochieng and Robert M. Maxon. Economic History of Kenya. East African Publishers. p. 129+. ISBN 996646963X. 
  17. ^ a b Savita Nair (2008), "Shops and Stations: Rethinking Power and Privilege in British/Indian East Africa", in John C. Hawley, India in Africa, Africa in India, Indiana University Press, ISBN 9780253351210 
  18. ^ a b Irene Muthoni Kibandi; et al. (2010), "Kenya: Libraries, Museums and Archives", in Marcia J. Bates, Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, ISBN 9780849397127 
  19. ^ P.J.L. Frankl (2008). "Mombasa Cathedral and the CMS Compound: The Years of the East Africa Protectorate". History in Africa 35. JSTOR 25483723. 
  20. ^ Margaret Strobel (1975). "Women's Wedding Celebrations in Mombasa, Kenya". African Studies Review 18. JSTOR 523720. 
  21. ^ "Mombasa (Kenya) Newspapers". WorldCat. USA: Online Computer Library Center. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  22. ^ a b "History". Technical University of Mombasa. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  23. ^ Richard Stren (1970). "Factional Politics and Central Control in Mombasa, 1960-1969". Canadian Journal of African Studies 4. JSTOR 483741. 
  24. ^ "Seattle's 21 Sister Cities". USA: City of Seattle. Retrieved December 2015. 
  25. ^ a b c "The State of African Cities 2010: Governance, Inequalities and Urban Land Markets". United Nations Human Settlements Programme. 2010. 
  26. ^ "Mayor faces tough battle in poll". Daily Nation. 12 June 2011. 
  27. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2011. United Nations Statistics Division. 2012. 
  28. ^ a b "Kenya Profile: Timeline". BBC News. Retrieved September 2014. 
  29. ^ "Kenya: Murder of Muslim Cleric in Mombasa Sparks Riots". Global Voices. 6 September 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 20th century
  • "Mombassa". Meyers Grosses Konversations-Lexikon (in German). 1906. 
  • "Mombasa", Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica Co., 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  • Frederick Treves (1910), "Mombasa", Uganda for a holiday, London: Smith, Elder & Co., OCLC 33285047 
  • "Mombasa". The Red Book 1922-23: Handbook and Directory for Kenya Colony and Protectorate, Uganda Protectorate, Tanganyika Territory, and Zanzibar Sultanate. Nairobi: East Africa Standard Ltd. 1922. 
  • John Milner Gray (1957), The British in Mombasa, 1824-1826, London: Macmillan, OCLC 2629449 
  • C.R. Boxer (1960), Fort Jesus and the Portuguese in Mombasa, 1593-1729, London: Hollis & Carter, OCLC 939150 
  • Irene S. van Dongen (1963). "Mombasa in the Land and Sea Exchanges of East Africa". Erdkunde 17. doi:10.3112/erdkunde.1963.01.02. 
  • F.J. Berg (1968). "The Swahili Community of Mombasa, 1500-1900". Journal of African History 9. 
  • Harm J. De Blij (1968), Mombasa: an African city, Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press 
  • Hyder Kindy (1972). Life and Politics in Mombasa. 
  • G.S.P. Freeman-Grenville, ed. (1975), "History of Mombasa", The East African Coast: Select Documents (2nd ed.), London: Collings, ISBN 0901720852 
  • John H. A. Jewell (1976), Mombasa, the friendly town, Nairobi: East African Pub. House 
  • Kurula Varkey and Klaus Roesch, ed. (1981). Report on Pilot Study for Conservation and Revitalization of Old Town Mombasa. Nairobi. 
  • James Kirkman (1983). "The Muzungulos of Mombasa". International Journal of African Historical Studies 16. 
  • J. Maitland-Jones; et al. (1985). Old Town Mombasa: A Historical Guide. Mombasa: Friends of Fort Jesus. 
Published in the 21st century

External links[edit]

Media related to Mombasa at Wikimedia Commons