Germans Stop Revolt In SW Africa
 

Home
Search Site
About MultiEducator
The Colonies
For Educators
American History
World Timeline
Election Central
NationbyNation
Primary Source Documents
20th Century Almanac
Aviation History
Navy History
Railroad History
America's Wars
Biographies

Amistadt

Civics

History of Israel
Other Links
About Historycentral
Advertise
Contact US

Germans Stop Revolt In SW Africa
On January 11th, a revolt by native Africans was initiated against German Settlement in South West Africa. The revolt was led by the Herero tribe. The natives were initially successful, overrunning several German settlements. They killed over 100 German settlers (only two were women or children). The Germans ruthlessly put down the revolt and within a few years, the Herero population had been cut to 20,000 from an original 80,000 persons.