Stanleyville Secession: the Congo 1960-1961

[ 1960 - 1961 ]

[1960] [Former] Congolese prime minister Patrice Lumumba... established a Soviet-backed secessionist government in Stanleyville.

[1961] Soviet-backed Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba, first prime minister of the Congo (Zaire) (1960), was captured and murdered in prison by the insurgent Katanga government.

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