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Royal Archives (1824-1897)

Registration year: 2009
Submission year: 
2008
Collection ID: 
2008-47

The collection comprises the royal archives, old journals and Sakaizambohitra registers, and registry office documents under the monarchy from 1878 to 1898. They are highly significant as they represent a key element in the foundation of the country's identity. The royal archives contain written documents that come from the recovery in 1895 by General Duschesne, Resident-General at the end of the reign of Ranavalona III, of the archives of high-ranking figures in the Kingdom of Madagascar, including Rainandriamampandry and Rainilaiarivony (Prime Minister).

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