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Ambassadors to the Democratic Republic of the Congo - United States Ambassadors to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: United States Ambassadors to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, United States Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, G. Mcmurtrie Godley, Sheldon B. Vance, William Garvelink, Robert B. Oakley, Roger A. Meece, Deane R. Hinton, Walter L. Cutler, List of Ambassadors From the United Kingdom to the Democratic Republic of Congo, William Caldwell Harrop, Aubrey Hooks. Excerpt: This is a list of Ambassadors of the United States to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. From 1877 until 1960, the republic had been a colony of Belgium, first under the name Congo Free State and then Belgian Congo. The Congo was granted its independence on June 30, 1960, adopting the name Republic of the Congo (Rpublique du Congo). As the French colony of Middle Congo (Moyen-Congo) also chose the name Republic of Congo upon receiving its independence, the two countries were more commonly known as Congo-Lopoldville and Congo-Brazzaville, after their capital cities. The United States immediately recognized the new Republic of the Congo and moved to establish diplomatic relations. The embassy in Lopoldville (now Kinshasa) was established on June 30, 1960, with John D. Tomlinson as Charg d'Affaires ad interim. The first ambassador, Clare H. Timberlake was appointed on July 5, 1960. In 1971, President Joseph-Dsir Mobutu changed the countrys official name to Zaire. In 1997, President Laurent Kabila restored the name "Democratic Republic of the Congo", previously used from 1964 to 1971. On Wednesday, June 9, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated to the Senate James Frederick Entwistle, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Democratic Republ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=8807810

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-09720-3
Barcode: 9781158097203
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-158-09720-4

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