A Brief History of Liberia – Part 1
A brief introduction to the history of Liberia from the time of early humans to the present day. Part 1 –Colonization to Civil War
A Brief History of Liberia - Part 2
A brief introduction to the history of Liberia from the time of early humans to the present day. Part 2 – Civil War to Present Day
Liberia Timeline Part 1 - 1460s to 1990
A chronology of key events in Liberia's history. Part 1 - 1460s to 1990.
Liberia Timeline Part 2 - 1992 to Present Day
A chronology of key events in Liberia's history. Part 2 - 1992 to Present Day.
Background Notes: Liberia
A useful potted history is included with these US Department of State Background Notes on Liberia. Also included is a range of political, economic, and geographical data, as well as information on its people, defence, and relations with the US.
Liberia - a Country Profile from the BBC
An extremely brief historical overview accompanies this BBC Country Profile of Liberia. Of particular interest are the simplified regional map (see where the country is in Africa), a photograph of Liberia’s current Chief of State, and details about the countries media.
Timeline for Liberia from the BBC
A chronology of important events in the history of Liberia given by year (and for more recent events by month also).
CIA World Fact Book: Liberia
A useful map and a range of geographical, political, and economic facts which are mostly up-to-date. Unfortunately this country profile lacks historical information (except for independence date), but the population statistics are probably the best available.
Liberia's Chief of State and Cabinet Ministers
Updated weekly, this list of Liberia's Chief of State and Cabinet Ministers is provided by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.