Senden, Alexis

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  • Amateur

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Kozen (Limburg), 1857 - Lusambo [Congo], 1906

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1899 Congo
° 30.5.1857; + 27.1.1906. Scheutist Catholic missionary, in post from September 1894 to March 1902. His photograph of a village chieftain near the Saint-Trudon mission in the Kasaï appeared in the periodical "Missions en Chine et au Congo" in November 1899. Other Scheutist missionaries known to have taken photographs in the Congo (the precise details as yet unknown) include August Janssens de Varebeke (1871 - 1942), active in Luluabourg, Omer Beel (1876 - 1934) in Léopoldville and Willem Van Leuven (1871 - 1904) who accompanied Senden in 1894.

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1899 Congo

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DIRECTORY_2017#1007

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SFJ new 11.12.2018; revised 13.5.2019 partly based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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