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VON FRANCOIS, Curt Karl Bruno

Born: 1852 10 02
Died: 1931 12 28

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Curt Karl Bruno von Fran├žois was a German geographer, cartographer, Schutztruppe officer and commissioner of the imperial colonial army of the German Empire, particularly in German South West Africa (Namibia) where he was responsible on behalf of Kaiser for the foundation of the city of Windhoek on 18 October 1890 and the harbor of Swakopmund on 4 August 1892.

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Alte Feste - Old Fortress now Museum: 1890. Windhoek, Namibia - Designer