Timeline of stamp issuing entities of Togo and connected areas

German Togo (Togoland) 1897–1919
British occupation of German Togo 1914–1915
French occupation of German Togo 1914–1915
French Togo 1915–1956
Togo 1957–today
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
2010
2020

Stamp issuing entities of Togo and connected areas

Name Issued
stamps
Bird
stamps
1897–1919 German Togo (Togoland)

In 1884 a treaty was signed at Togoville with the King Mlapa III, whereby Germany claimed a protectorate over a stretch of territory along the coast and gradually extended its control inland. In 1905, this became the German colony of Togoland.

→ see under German West Africa
≈ 20
1914–1915 British occupation of German Togo

During World War I this German territory was invaded by British troops from the neighbouring Gold Coast colony and French troops coming from Dahomey.

→ see under German West Africa
≈ 20
1914–1915 French occupation of German Togo
→ see under German West Africa
≈ 20
1915–1956 French Togo
→ see under French West Africa (AOF)
≈ 200
1957–today Togo

French Togoland became an autonomous republic within the French Union in 1959.

≈ 3 Thousand ≈ 204