Leopold II King of Belgium Leopold King of Belgium from wears the insignia of the Order of the Golden Fleece The second King of the Belgians he founded the Congo Free State in with the intention of exploiting its rubber ivory and mineral resources ruling as its sovereign The local population were subjected to brutal exploitation by their colonial rulers resulting in atrocities and an estimated million deaths When news of the situation reached the outside world in there was an outcry leading to international pressure forcing Leopold to transfer the administration of the Congo to the Belgian state
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