Somalia Separation into Protectorates
Italian, British, and French Somaliland
- August 1940: Italian occupation of British Somaliland.
- February 1941: British administration of Italian Somali.
By the end of the 19 th century the Somali homeland was partitioned into the five colonial territories referred to earlier: French Somaliland, British Somaliland, the British area known as the Northern Frontier District (NFD) indirectly ruled by Kenya, Italian Somaliland and Ethiopian-controlled parts of the Ogaden.