History of Europe
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What European nations participated in the colonization of Africa?

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08/02/2016

There were a number of European countries that either (a) colonized Africa, (b) were imperial powers, but did not colonize Africa, or (c) were neither imperial nor colonial powers in the 19th-20th centuries:

(a) Britain, France, Germany, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, Italy,

(b) Russia, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, Netherlands

(c) Denmark, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania

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08/02/2016

Britain, France, Belgium and Germany to name a few of the major countries that colonized parts of Africa. they were in a sort of Competition . No major powerful European country didn't have a colony.