Monument of King Behanzin

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Dublin Core

Title

Monument of King Behanzin

Subject

Political Leaders/Elites

Description

A monument of king Behanzin of the Kingdom of Dahomey in the city of Abomey. Says "I will never accept to sign any treaty making us susceptible by alienating the independence of the ancestor’s land".

Source

Unseen Benin

Publisher

Leila Abdoulaye

Date

Present

Contributor

Ryan Smith

Relation

A monument of a King in Sub-Saharan Africa that fought the French and the Slave Trade

Format

Monument/Statue

Language

French

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

Sub-Saharan Africa 19th Century

Citation

“Monument of King Behanzin,” Digital Histories, accessed May 22, 2024, https://digitalhistories.kennesaw.edu/items/show/78.