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Nandi Ndlovukazi kaBhebe, of the eLangeni, Queen Mother of the Zulus (1766 - 1827)

( ) The history of Nandi and that of her son, Shaka,the great Zulu king and founder of the Zulu nation has mostly been gleaned from oral sources and some written references from the diary of the Afri...

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Labotsibeni Gwamile Mdluli, Queen Regent of Swaziland (c.1859 - 1925)

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)....

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Khetoane Modjadji, Rain Queen, III (1869 - 1959)

The Rain Queens of South Africa According to legend, a Kranga chief named Mugodo was warned by his ancestral spirits of a plot by his sons to overthrow him. He had them killed and told his daughter D...

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Maselekwane Modjadji, Rain Queen, I (b. - 1855)

The Rain Queens of South Africa According to legend, a Kranga chief named Mugodo was warned by his ancestral spirits of a plot by his sons to overthrow him. He had them killed and told his daughter D...

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Masalandbo Modjadji, Rain Queen, II (b. - 1894)

The Rain Queens of South Africa According to legend, a Kranga chief named Mugodo was warned by his ancestral spirits of a plot by his sons to overthrow him. He had them killed and told his daughter D...

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Makoma Modjadji, Rain Queen, IV (1905 - 1980)

The Rain Queens of South Africa According to legend, a Kranga chief named Mugodo was warned by his ancestral spirits of a plot by his sons to overthrow him. He had them killed and told his daughter D...

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Mokope Modjadji, Rain Queen, V (1936 - 2001)

The Rain Queens of South Africa According to legend, a Kranga chief named Mugodo was warned by his ancestral spirits of a plot by his sons to overthrow him. He had them killed and told his daughter D...

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Makobo Modjadji, Rain Queen, VI (1978 - 2005)

The Rain Queens of South Africa According to legend, a Kranga chief named Mugodo was warned by his ancestral spirits of a plot by his sons to overthrow him. He had them killed and told his daughter D...

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Mkabayi kaJama, Regent Princess of the Zulus (c.1760 - c.1840)

Mnkabayi (Mkabayi) c1760-c1840 She was the elder sister of the Zulu chief Senzagakhona, for whom she acted as a co-regent during his youth (c1780s) She remained unmarried in order to retain her polit...

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Nanny of the Maroons (Jamaica) MP (c.1686 - 1733)

Queen Nanny or Grandy Nanny, Jamaican National Hero, was a well-known leader of the Jamaican Maroons in the eighteenth century. Historical documents refer to her as the "rebels (sic) old obeah woman," ...

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