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c. 15 million years ago

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c. 6 million years ago

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c. 4.5 million years ago

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c. 4.4 million years ago

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c. 3.6 million years old

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c. 3.2 million years ago

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c. 2.6 million to 14,000 years ago

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c. 2.6 to 1.2 million years ago

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c. 2.5 million years ago

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c. 2.2 million years ago

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c. 2.2 to 1.4 million years ago

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c. 1.85 million years ago

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c. 1.8 million years ago

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1.6 million years ago

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c. 5000 BCE

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c. 2000 BCE

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c. 500 BCE

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c. 350

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c. 543

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c. 780

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c. 1000

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c. 1050

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1315

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1329

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c. 1450

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1483
1503
1530

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1698
1821

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1837

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c. 1850

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1855

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1862

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1869
1873

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1874

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1876

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1877
1880
1881
1882
1883

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1884

1885

1886

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1888
1889

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1890
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1897
1898

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1899
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1905
1908
1909
1910
1911
1915
1916

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1918
1919
1921

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1924

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1928
1930

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1931

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1933
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1936
1937

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1941
1952

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1953
1956

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1959

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1960

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1961

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1962

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1963

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1964
1965

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1966

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1968

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1971

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1972

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1973

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1974

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1976

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1977

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1978

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1979

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Go to Bokassa, Jean Bédel (b. 22 Feb. 1921) in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

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1980

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1983

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1984

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Go to Hominid Evolution in Encyclopedia of Evolution (1 ed.)

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1985

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Go to Nyerere, Julius Kambarage (Mar. 1922) in A Dictionary of Political Biography (1 rev ed.)

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1986

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1990

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1991

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1992

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1993

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1994

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1995

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1996

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1997

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1998

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Go to Congo, Republic of in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

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1999

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2001

Go to Kabila, Laurent‐Désiré (b. 1 Jan 1958) in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

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2003

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2011

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