Lieutenant-General Baron Théophile Wahis (1844–1921) was a Belgian soldier and colonial civil servant who served as Governor-General of the Congo Free State and, subsequently, the Belgian Congo for two terms between 1891 and 1912. He was the longest ruling of Belgian colonial governors.
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- The right to direct military offensive operations or to make war on the natives, but gives them only the power to requisition, for the maintenance or establishment of order, the armed force which may be either in or without the concession, subject to the reservation that the officers of the State shall retain the command of the troops.
- Abstract of the report of the Commission of enquiry into the administration of the Congo Free State, Page 48. the Governor-General Théophile Wahis in a circular of the 20th October, 1900.
- I pray believe me when I express now, not only for myself, but for my fellow countrymen in this part of Africa, pur very sincere appreciation of your efforts on behalf of the general community efforts to promote goodwill among all and to bring together the various elements of our local life.
- Casement Report, Page 11. Governor-General on the 2nd July, 1901.
- Archive Théophile Wahis, Royal Museum for Central Africa