French Equatorial Africa

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     In 1951 French Equatorial Africa issued a stamp to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Pierre Paul François Camille Savorgnan de Brazza (1852-1905). The map on the stamp shows a portion of the east coast of Africa at the southern part of French Equatorial Africa. De Brazza was instrumental in the establishment of the French colonies on the east coast of Africa.