Nqoko aGcaleka, Chief of the amaMbede
Son of Gcaleka aPhalo, Great House Son, King of the Xhosa, 'father of the Transkei'
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About Nqoko aGcaleka, Chief of the amaMbede
Nqoko ka Gcaleka (about 1730 - 1792)
was a regent and 3rd paramount chief of the Gcaleka sub-group of the Xhosa nation. Nqoko was the third son of Gcaleka ka Phalo and took over the Gcaleka when his oldest brother Chief Khawuta ka Gcaleka died in 1804 and served until 1820 when his nephew Hintsa ka Khawuta took over. Nqoko died in 1792 [something wrong with wikipedia's dates here - Sharon apr 2013] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nqoko_kaGcaleka
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