Elisabethville


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E·lis·a·beth·ville

 (ĭ-lĭz′ə-bəth-vĭl′)
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Élisabethville

(ɪˈlɪzəbəθˌvɪl)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1966) of Lubumbashi
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Noun1.Elisabethville - a city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia; a copper mining center; former name (until 1966) was Elisabethville
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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|| Belgian workers, Elisabethville, Birtley, 1916 (Beamish Museum)
Only hours after Lumumba and his comrades landed in Elisabethville, the secessionist leader ordered their assassination.
In which North East village was an area called Elisabethville - named after a queen of Belgium - created during the First World War to house 6,000 refugees who came from that country to work at the local ordnance factory?
Here are some of the "contributions" that were made by the UN in December of 1961 in Katanga, a province of the former Belgian Congo, according to a book published in 1962 entitled Forty-Six Angry Men: The 46 Civilian Doctors of Elisabethville Denounce U.N.O.
1961--January--Patrice Lubumba, prime minister of Congo, is arrested and brutally murdered in Elisabethville (now Lubumbashi).
Gateshead's factories included the First World War Elisabethville munitions works, while Ottovale was a coke works which was set upon the banks of Blaydon Burn in 1902.
Following the death of its founder, French painter Pierre RomainDesfosses, in 1954 it was integrated into the Academie des Beaux Arts of Elisabethville, founded three years earlier by the Belgian painter Laurent Moonens and Mulongoy, Kibwanga and Sylvester Kaballa became professors.
Following the death of its founder, French painter Pierre Romain-Desfosses, in 1954 it was integrated into the Academie des Beaux Arts of Elisabethville, founded three years earlier by the Belgian painter Laurent Moonens, and Mulongoy, Kibwanga and Sylvester Kaballa became professors.
Tempels, Placid, La Philosophie Bantoue, Elisabethville : Lovania, 1945.