Genealogy Projects tagged with Nguni people on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Swazi Royalty of Southern Africa

    Kings of Swaziland This page contains a list of paramount chiefs and kings (Ngwenyamas) of Swaziland. The King of Swaziland (also known as Ingwenyama) rules alongside the Queen Mother (also known as Ndlovukati). The role of the king has historically been as the head or father of the nation while the Queen Mother is the spiritual leader of the nation Ancient Kings or Chiefs of the Swazi Peop...

  • Nguni Peoples 1700s - 1800s

    1700 Dlamini chiefdoms move south from Delagoa Bay and settle on land north of the Phongolo River; thereby forming the core of the future Swazi nation. 1767 The Cape frontier is pushed further eastward, beyond the Gamtoos River into the land of the AmaXhosa. Armed confrontations between the AmaXhosa and the Dutch colonists ensue. 1775 The death of Phalo increases the political tensions and ...