• Comoros becomes a French protectorate.

  • Comoros formally becomes a French colony administered from Madagascar.

  • British forces invade the Comoros and Madagascar, toppling the pro-Vichy administration and handing the territories over from the Free French government of Charles de Gaulle. 

  • Comoros becomes an overseas territory of France and is given representation in the French parliament.

  • Comoros is given some autonomy by France.

  • Comoros declares independence.

  • The island of Mayotte votes to fully integrate with France. The Comoros government, which lays claim to the island, terms the referendum null and void.


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