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c. 1100 CE - 1897 CE
1440 CE - 1473 CEReign of Ewuare the Great, the greatest ruler of the Kingdom of Benin.
c. 1471 CEPortuguese ships arrive off the coast of southern West Africa.
1487 CEPortuguese traders establish a permanent presence at Ughoton, the major port of the Kingdom of Benin.
1514 CEThe king of Benin sends an unsuccessful diplomatic mission to Portugal to secure firearms.
1516 CEThe king or oba of the Kingdom of Benin prohibits the sale of male slaves to Portuguese traders.
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