Slavery and SlavetradeSlavery and slave trade are closely linked to mercenaries, they served in the African trading posts, on the infamous ships and in the plantation colonies.
Forts and Slave Trade in Africa
The important slavery fort Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. Founded by Swedish traders, later British.
Cape Coast Castle in 1727.
Fort Elmina in Ghana, the oldest European Fort south of the Sahara. Founded by the Portuguese, later Dutch.
Fort Axim in Ghana, founded by the Portuguese, later Dutch.
Interiour of a slave fort.
Gorée Island part of the city of Dakar, Senegal. Founded by the Portuguese, later Dutch, then French.
Brandenburgian Ships taking posession of the new colony Groß Friedrichsburg in Ghana.
The small Brandenburgian Fort Groß Friedrichsburg in Ghana.
Brazilian slave in the 17th century armed by the Dutch
Rebellious slave, so called "Maroon" in Surinam
The Haitian Revolution (1791-1804)
Plantation on Haiti
Revolution on Haiti
Tighting in the jungle
Polish soldiers fighting former slaves on Haiti
Revenge of former slaves