Upper Senegal & Niger
History of West Africa French Soudan

French Soudan, 1922-1939

The French Soudan had been established by the dissolution of UPPER SENEGAL & NIGER, of which Upper Volta had been split off in 1919, Niger in 1922. The remainder was rechristened French Soudan; all 3 were integrated into French West Africa.
In 1932, Upper Volta was partitioned, one share was annexed to the French Soudan (until Upper Volta was reestablished in 1947).

Mali, History of, from Infoplease
Colonial History of French West Africa, by Jim Jones
DOCUMENTS Index to Notes on Documents in Mali, by Jim Jones
Index to Notes on Documents in the French Archives, Overseas Section, by Jim Jones, scroll down for Soudan Francais, Rapports Politiques Annuels (1924-1932) etc.
REFERENCE Article : French West Africa - French Sudan, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1924 pp.923-924, 1925 p.935, 1926 pp.907-908, 1928 p.924, 1929 pp.911-912, 1932 pp.914-915, 1937 pp.949-959 [G]

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First posted in 2001, last revised on August 23rd 2007

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