Dahomey War Against France 1889-1890

[ 1889 - 1890 ]

When the French won control of Porto Novo and Cotonou and attracted coastal trade there, commerce at Whydah collapsed. After the accession of Behanzin (1889-94) hostilities were precipitated.

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Total Casualties 12000 Killed and Wounded
Casualties Killed / Wounded
Military Casualties Killed 12000 /Wounded
Civilian Casualties Killed / Wounded
Note
Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Dahomey and French Third Republic 1889 1890 View

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