Labotsibeni Gwamile Mdluli, Queen Regent of Swaziland

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Labotsibeni Gwamile Mdluli, Queen Regent of Swaziland

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Death: Died
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Daughter of Chief Mvelase Mdluli
Wife of Mbandzeni 'Dlamini IV', King of Swaziland
Mother of Ngwane V 'Bhunu', Paramount Chief of Swaziland
Sister of Matsafeni Mdlull, IV

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About Labotsibeni Gwamile Mdluli, Queen Regent of Swaziland

Indlovukazi Labotsibeni Gwamile Ndluli laMvelase of Swaziland

  • 1899-1921 Regent
  • 1921-25 Joint-Head of State

She was regent until the installation of her grand-son as King Shobuza II (1921-82). After the South African War the British established their colonial rule in Swaziland in August 1902, and she devoted her energy challenging the British colonial state on various issues ranging from land to legal jurisdiction over the emaSwati. She remained Deputy Head of State until her death. (Died 1925). http://www.guide2womenleaders.com/womeninpower/Africa.htm

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