Langa aPhalo, Chief of the amaMbalu

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Langa aPhalo, Chief of the amaMbalu

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Death: Died
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Son of Phalo and NN (mother of Langa) wife of Phalo
Father of Nqeno aLanga and Thole aLanga
Half brother of Rharabe aPhalo, Right Hand House son, Xhosa Chief, 'father of the Ciskei'; Lutshaba aPhalo; Nukwa aPhalo and Gcaleka aPhalo, Great House Son, King of the Xhosa, 'father of the Transkei'

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About Langa aPhalo, Chief of the amaMbalu

The sons of Phalo were

Through their rivalry they would lead to the split of the Xhosa nation and set the stage for one of the dramas of Southern Africa.

Langa (1705 –1794) - AmaMbalu:

Langa was the founder of the amaMbalu sub-group of the Xhosa nation and reigned as chief from 1740 until his death. Langa is known to have had two sons

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Langa aPhalo, Chief of the amaMbalu's Timeline

1705
1705
1759
1759
Age 54
1793
1793
Age 88
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