1922-1939 History of West Africa Independence

Niger, 1939-1960

In 1946 French West Africa was declared an OVERSEAS TERRITORY, granted representation in the French National Assembly. Independence was granted in 1960.

Niger, history of, from Infoplease
REFERENCE Article : French West Africa, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1953 pp.300-301, 1954 p.299, 1955 p.346, 1956 pp.282-283, 1958 pp.280-281, 1959 pp.278-279, 1960 pp.276-277 [G]
Article French West Africa : Niger, in : Statesman's Year Book 1943 p.941 [G]

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