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King Leopold II (1835–1909)

King Leopold II was born on April 9, 1835 in Brussels, Belgium as Léopold Louis Philippe Marie Victor von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld. He was married to Blanche Delacroix and Queen Maria-Hendrika of the Belgians. He died on December 17, 1909 in Brussels. See full bio »


(age 74) in Brussels, Belgium

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 1909 Enterrement du roi Léopold II (Short documentary)
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 2008 Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday (Documentary)
Himself - Belgium (as King Leopold)
 2003 White King, Red Rubber, Black Death (TV Movie documentary)
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Approached Henry Morton Stanley with the idea of introducing Western civilization and Christianity to the Congo. In reality, the king had set up a private holding company he passed off as a scientific and philanthropic association. Although Stanley refused to impose treaties struck with tribal chiefs that would have ceded sovereignty over their lands, Stanley was indirectly responsible for ... See more »

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