Emile Francqui

Emile Francqui

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Emile Francqui was a Belgian soldier, diplomat and business man. Being an orphan, he was sent to the military school when he was 15 years old. When Emile Francqui was 21 years old he, like other young officers, was sent to Congo Free State by king Leopold II of Belgium. In 1896, he became the Belgian consul in China and stayed there until 1902. In China he met the later American president Herbert Hoover during negotiations concerning the granting of the Hankow-Canton railroad concession in China in 1901. Although they were competitors, they respected each other very much. Emile Francqui returned to Belgium in 1902, and started his financial careershow more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134967343
  • 9786134967341