Sao Tome and Principe Colonial Records
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Portuguese Colonization (15th century-1975)[edit | edit source]
Officially known as the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, this island was discovered by Portuguese explorers in the 15th century. It was gradually colonized with settlers arriving throughout the 16th century. Independence was gained from Portugal in 1975.
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References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia contributors, "São Tomé and Príncipe," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe#Portuguese_S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe, accessed 7 August 2019.