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Nauru History

The British came to the island in 1798 as the first Europeans. In 1888, Nauru was annexed by Germany, and in 1914 occupied by Australian forces. In 1919 Nauru became a joint British, Australian and New Zealand mandate. From 1942 to 1945 the island was occupied by Japan, from 1947 it was the Australian mandateā€¦ Read More »