It was established in 1886, when Leopold II of the Belgians gave the Royal Family racing pigeons (left).
Morgan issued a report on Leopold II and the Congo that was drafted with considerable input from Sanford.
None of these enterprises, however, bore fruit, and the problem was still unsolved when Leopold II ascended the throne in 1865.
But Leopold II himself was of a different mold than all his relations.
The situation needed all the statesmanship of the new ruler, Leopold II.
Down to Leopold II every succeeding ruler was obliged to swear conformity to this famous document.
Leopold II, therefore, was a Parisian personality in the full glory of the word.
Among the princes it excited horror and alarm, and in 1792 the emperor Leopold II.
And the worthy rector, taking courage from the fact that he had known Leopold II for thirty years, preached him a long sermon.
They were declaratory acts, framed for the purpose of exacting from Leopold II.