History of Madagascar

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A short overview of the history of Madagascar:

500
Beginning of Malagasy settlement


1100
Entering the island


1500
Portuguese Diego Diaz arrives in Madagascar


1610
Tana was taken by the Merina


1787 - 1810
King Andrianampoinimerina undertook the unification of the island


1895
Arrival of the French


1904
Establishment of the code for the indigenous population


1929
National demonstration


1936
Creation of the Malagasy Communist Party


1943
Madagascar joins free France


1947
The famous insurrection of freedom fighter


1960
Proclamation of independence


1971
Eviction of president Philibert Tsiranana


1975
Didier Ratsiraka elected president of the Supreme Council of the Revolution


1991
Riots and strike counters the government Ratsiraka


1993
Election of the president Zafy Albert


1996
Impeachment of Zafy Albert and return to the presidency of Didier Ratsiraka


2001 - 2002
Electoral crisis and forced departure of Ratsiraka


2002
Presidential nomination of Marc Ravalomanana


2009
Riot against the Ravalomanana government


2009
Political crisis


2009
Andry Rajoelina proclaims himself president


2014
Hery Rajaonarimampianina is elected president