20 July 1922 - 1962
League of Nations mandate then UN Trust Territory
Independent nations of Burundi and Rwanda
- On 17th June 1916, Belgium occupied parts of German East Africa.
- On 20th July 1922, this land became a Belgian-controlled League of Nations mandate called Ruanda-Urundi.
- On 1st March 1926, an administrative union was created between Rwanda-Urundi and neighbouring Belgian Congo.
- On 13th December 1946, Ruanda-Urundi became a United Nations Trust Territory, administered by Belgium.
- On 1st July 1962, Ruanda-Urundi achieved independence, splitting into the present-day nations of Burundi and Rwanda.