Portuguese Angola Timeline
Foundation of the colony of Portuguese Angola.
The Crown appoints a governor of Portuguese Angola.
Luanda on the coast of Portuguese Angola is founded. It will be the capital and a major hub of the Atlantic slave trade.
The Portuguese, with help from the Jaga, force the king of Ndongo to flee his kingdom in Portuguese Angola.
A Dutch force takes over Luanda, capital of Portuguese Angola.
A military froce from Portuguese Brazil recaptures Luanda, the capital of Portuguese Angola, from Dutch control.
An alliance of Angolan tribes and the Portuguese defeat the Kingdom of Kongo at the Battle of Mbwila.
A Portuguese force is defeated by the Kingdom of Kongo at Soyo.
The first bishop is appointed at Luanda, capital of Portuguese Angola.
A peace treaty is agreed between the Portuguese and the Matamba kingdom in Portuguese Angola. This ends the Angolan Wars.
Brazil porhibits the importation of slaves, ending the slave trade from Portuguese Angola.
1902 - 1915
A series of rebellions within Portuguese Angola are put down.
Angola becomes an Overseas Province of Portugal.
Angola gains independence from Portugal.