Patrice Lumumba was the first democratically elected prime minister of the newly independent Democratic Republic of the Congo. Prior to that time the mineral rich Congo was owned by British Belgium. Pharaoh Leopold II seized the Congo around 1880, and it was the African twin of the Militia of Jesus Maryland plantation.

Patrice Lumumba (1925–1961).

Patrice (Patrick in English) Lumumba was the African counterpart of Austrian Crown Prince Rudolf.

He was determined to throw off the yoke of British Belgian despotism and drag his country into the 20th century.

Unfortunately, his position as prime minister only lasted from June to September 1960.


Prime Minister Lumumba's
official portrait.

Patrice Lumumba was the Abraham Lincoln of Africa, and he was tall and stately like Lincoln. He was the founder of the Mouvement National Cogolais (MNC) which worked for the liberation of the Congo from British Belgian oppression. For his work as an emancipator he served 2 prison terms!

After he was released from prison he led a delegation to Brussels to announce the establishment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Patrice Lumumba arriving in Brussels to
proclaim liberty for the Congo.

In January 1960, Lumumba attended a Congolese Round Table Conference in Brussels.

Patrice told Pharaoh Baudouin that the Congo was going to be "free at last."

Pharoah Boudouin was the 3rd Pharoah to reign after the tyrannical Pharoah Leopold II.

There was no way that Pharaoh Baudouin was going to "let the Congolese go."


Pharaoh Baudouin (1930–1993).
Misruled from 1951 to 1993.

Pharaoh Baudouin welcomed NATO to Brussels in 1968. As a "devout" Catholic he believed that expanding the domain of the "Church Militant" would shorten his time in "Purgatory!"

No matter how vehemently Pharaoh objected to freedom for the Congo, Patrice Lumumba was determined to create a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.

Patrice Lumumba arriving in New York to seek
UN recognition for the newborn republic. .

As prime minister, Lumumba visited New York to seek support from the UN for the new nation.

He was warmly welcomed by Dag Hammarskjold at the UN.

Hammarskjold sided with President Nasser during the 1956 Suez Canal Crisis and that made him persona non grata to Winston Churchill and Harold Macmillan.


Hammarskjold greeting Lumumba
at the UN, July 1960.

After receiving support from the UN, Prime Minister Lumumba visited Washington City, expecting a warm welcome from Preside tn Eisenhower. Instead, he was cold-shouldered by the President of the "land of the free."

Christian Herter (1895–1966).
Secretary of State from '59 to '61.

Christian Herter succeeded John Foster Dulles as secretary of state.

Dulles almost died during the 1956 Suez Canal Crisis.

Even though Herter spoke French fluently, he never arranged a meeting with Eisenhower.

It was also an election year in the U.S. and the Cold War was about to turn hot over control of the Congo.


The meeting with Christian Herter was
very low key, with no reporters allowed.

Without the backing of the United States, the newborn republic in the heart of Africa was doomed. Russian support for the Democratic Republic of the Congo was seen as a "Communist plot" to seize the strategic Shinkolobwe uranium mine.

That could have triggered WW III before the Cuban Missile Crisis. Lumumba had to walk a tightrope between East and West to save his country from becoming another Korea.

Colonel Joseph Mobutu

Joseph Mobutu was a colonel in the brutal Force Publique who led a coup d'etat against the prime minister.

Mobutu did not immediately rule as military dictator, so he appointed a puppet prime minister named Cyrille Adoula.

Finally, in 1965, Mobutu become President of the "Democratic" Republic of the Congo!


Cyrille Adoula (1921–1978).

Mobutu was directly involved in the arrest, torture, and death by firing squad of the legally elected prime minister of the Congo.

A brutal Force Publique soldier tying the
hands of Prime Minister Lumumba.

While Lumumba was under arrest, a Force Publique puppet named Moise Tshombe declared himself "president" of the secessionist state of Katanga.

Patrice Lumumba was the real Moses . . . not Moise Tshombe!

Coincidently, Katanga was the site of the strategic Shinkolobwe uranium mine!


Moise Tshombe

Using the excuse that the new independent republic was a Soviet client state, Katanga seceded from the Congo, with Tshombe as its new "president."

To counter the "Communist threat" he asked the British Belgian government to send military advisers to train his secessionist Katangese army.

The UN mission to the Congo was called Operation Rumpunch (Romepunch)!!

Because of the Shinkolobwe uranium mine, the Congo was becoming a bone of contention between East and West. For a peacekeeping mission, the Secretary-General had to select a neutral, or non-aligned country. He chose papal Ireland because that country was officially a "Republic," and not part of the British Empire!!

Conor Cruise O'Brien

In June 1961, Dag Hammarskjold sent Irish diplomat Conor Cruise O' Brien to the Congo.

His mission was to end the Katangese secession!

In July, under Operation Rumpunch, a battalion of about 700 Irish soldiers arrived in Katanga as "neutral" peacekeepers!

Since Ireland was a "Republic," few people realized that the country was a vital part of the British Empire!


The Irish 32nd battalion fought at the
Siege of Jadotville.

However, the British Belgium Force Publique suspected that the Irish contingent was pro-Congo, and a fierce battle ensued called the Siege of Jadotville

In September 1961, a company of 157 Irish UN troops was surrounded by a force of heavily armed Force Publique. The Irish soldiers, many of them still in their teens, were lightly armed, short of ammunition and supplies and unprepared for the situation.

Several Irish soldiers were killed in the siege and they were finally forced to surrender. When they arrived back in Ireland the "Fighting Irish" were not greeted as heroes!

On September 18, 1961, a Dag Hammarskjord double died in a plane crash!!

The real Day Hammarskjold was definitely in the Congo when the double died in the plane crash. The British Belgian Congo was an insane asylum . . . run by the inmates . . . . so anything was possible!

A profile of the real Dag Hammarskjold


The Creator made each person unique

Like fingerprints, ear prints are also unique.

Each person has 2 ears, so you don't look for similarities, but differences.

As with money, the slightest difference reveals a counterfeit.


A close-up of the Dag double in the Congo.

Many world leaders use doubles to foil assassination attempts....There is nothing criminal about that except when the double replaces the real person. The British Empire specializes in doubles....The real Joe Biden was sent to "Purgatory" in 1988 and replaced by Professor Joe Biden. The list of doubles is endless. All 4 Beatles were replaced by doubles in 1966.

This is probably the last photo of the real
Dag Hammarskjold taken in Sept. 1961.


Photographic evidence proves that the real Dag Hammarskjold and the double were in the Congo at the same time.

The double died in the plane crash and the real Dag Hammarskjold was never seen again!



The Dag double greeting Moise Tshombe
in Katanga on August 12, 1960.

Why would the real Dag Hammarsjold jet around the world meeting with the plotters of the brutal coup d'etat?

The Dag double meeting the Belgiun foreign minister
Pierre Wigny in Brussels, July 27, 1960.


The UN under the real Dag Hammarskjold recognized the new Democratic Republic of the Congo, with Patrice Lumumba as the lawfully elected prime minister!


The Dag double inspecting a guard of honor at Léopoldville airport with strongman Moise Tshombe and puppet Prime Minister Cyrille Adoula, September 13, 1961.

Another dead giving-away is height:

In 1961, the year of his death, Dag Hjalmar Agne Hammarskjöld was in his mid-fifties. But he looked much younger: slim, fit and good-looking, with grey-blue eyes and straight sandy-coloured hair. He was five foot nine inches but seemed taller—so that the press frequently referred to him as ‘tall.’ He made an immediate and strong impression on everyone he met. (Williams, Who Killed Dag Hammarskjold?, p. 17).

The doppelgãnger was definitely shorter, as can be seen in the photos.

"Friends, Romans, freedom-loving Congolese, lend me your ears!"

There was a plane crash that killed a person named "Dag Hammarskjold" on the night of September 18, but it was not the Secretary-General. Hammarskjold had no reason to sneak around Africa in the middle of the night on a "peace mission" to meet a rebel leader.

The plane had no military escorts, whereas the Secretary-General was always provided with fighter escorts when airborne.

Douglas DC-6 airliner.

Just after midnight, the Dag double and 15 other passengers were killed when their plane crashed close to Ndola airport.

According to the "official report," the Secretary-General was on his way to conduct peace negations with rebel leader Tshombe.

The real Secretary-General would never fly unescorted in the middle of rebel territory.

Debris form the crash of the DC-6 was scattered over a wide area.

That crash was orchestrated by the Force Publique to get rid of the real Dag Hammarskjold. It was fiendishly successful because the next Secretary-General named U "Mr." Thant reversed all the peaceful policies of his predecessor!

Vital links


Meisler, Stanley. United Nations: The First Fifty Years. Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, 1995.

O' Brien. Conor Cruise. To Katanga and Back: A UN Case History. Faber & Faber, London, 2015.

Power, Declan. Siege at Jadotville: The Irish Army’s Forgotten Battle. Blackstone Publishing, Ashland, Oregon, 2011.

Urquhart, Brian. Hammarskjold. Harper & Row Publishers, New York, 1972.

Williams, Susan. Who Killed Dag Hammarskjold?: The UN, the Cold War and White Supremacy in Africa. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, 2014.

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