The Mossi kingdom gains dominance, until the French take over in 1901
The Islams arrive in the region.
The kingdom of Ouagadougo was part of the Mossi empire, then fell due to the war that rose inside of their own kingdom.
Upper Volta (Ouagadougo Kingdom) gained independence from the French.
The Samori Ture ( The Warlord) was forced by the French to tell the people of the lost Ouagadougo kingdom to announce that the kingdom was now part of French West Africa.
This Meningitits outbreak was terrible for the people of Upper Volta because the disease wiped out 1,500 people in a short period of time.
The Mossi kingdom tries to defend itself against The French froces, until they are finally won over in1901
Upper Volta was renamed Burkina Faso in 1960.
With Upper Volta free of the French they elect president Maurice Yameogo.
Gérard Kango Ouedraogo becomes the prime minister, until Abubakar Sangoulé Lamizana returns the power back to the military government.
Burkina Faso is introduced to limites Democratic Reforms.
Francois Compaoré, President Blaise Compaoré's brother, charged with murder. The charges are dropped after an appeal to a military tribunal
The Outbreak kills another 630 people.
A law was passed that states that at least 30% canidates that are put forward for election must be women.
France and The U.S issue travel warnings, because of the siting possiblities of kiddnapping by al- Qaeda operatives.