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 Matsanjana Mdluli
Wife of Mbandzeni 'Dlamini IV', King of Swaziland
Mother of Mahlokohla 'Bhunu', 'Ngwane V', Paramount Chief of Swaziland; Malunge; Tongotongo and Lomvazi

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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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Labotsibeni Gwamile Mdluli, Queen Regent of Swaziland's Timeline

1859
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1876
1876
Age 17
1879
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Age 20
1880
March 1880
Age 21
1885
1885
Age 26
1925
December 15, 1925
Age 66