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In 1975, the Anheuser-Busch Corporation began commissioning a series of paintings and accompanying mini-histories of great African kings and queens of history, hoping to appeal to African-American ...

In 1975, the Anheuser-Busch Corporation began commissioning a series of paintings and accompanying mini-histories of great African kings and queens of history, hoping to appeal to African-American ...

Cetshwayo, also spelled Cetewayo (born c. 1826, near Eshowe, Zululand [now in South Africa]—died Feb. 8, 1884, Eshowe), last great king of the independent Zulus (reigned 1872–79), whose strong military leadership and political acumen restored the power and prestige of the Zulu nation, which had declined during the reign of his father, Mpande (Panda). As absolute ruler of a rigidly disciplined army of 40,000 men, Cetshwayo was considered a threat to British colonial interests.

Cetshwayo, also spelled Cetewayo (born c. 1826, near Eshowe, Zululand [now in South Africa]—died Feb. 8, 1884, Eshowe), last great king of the independent Zulus (reigned 1872–79), whose strong military leadership and political acumen restored the power and prestige of the Zulu nation, which had declined during the reign of his father, Mpande (Panda). As absolute ruler of a rigidly disciplined army of 40,000 men, Cetshwayo was considered a threat to British colonial interests.

By 1818 a new leader Shaka gained authority among the Nguni people. He created a formidable military force of regiments organized on lineage and age lines. His chiefdom became the center of a new political and military organization that absorbed or destroyed rivals. In 1828 he was assassinated but his successors ruled over the growing polity. The rise of the Zulu marked a time of wars and wandering. The Zulus were eventually defeated during the 1870’s by the British.

By 1818 a new leader Shaka gained authority among the Nguni people. He created a formidable military force of regiments organized on lineage and age lines. His chiefdom became the center of a new political and military organization that absorbed or destroyed rivals. In 1828 he was assassinated but his successors ruled over the growing polity. The rise of the Zulu marked a time of wars and wandering. The Zulus were eventually defeated during the 1870’s by the British.

In 1879 in a strong show of resistance, a Zulu army under the leadership of King Cetshwayo at Isandhlawana defeated a force of 8,000 European soldiers...

In 1879 in a strong show of resistance, a Zulu army under the leadership of King Cetshwayo at Isandhlawana defeated a force of 8,000 European soldiers...

abstrackafricana:  classicethnichistoricalvibez :  "The people of South Africa have resisted European control since the Dutch and British began invading in the 17th century. In some parts of South Africa, They fought until the end European control of the 19th century. In spite of colonial efforts, Zululand Remained free until 1880. In 1879 in a strong show of resistance, a Zulu army under the leadership of King Cetshwayo at Isandhlawana defeated a  force of 8,000 European soldiers, killing…

abstrackafricana: classicethnichistoricalvibez : "The people of South Africa have resisted European control since the Dutch and British began invading in the 17th century. In some parts of South Africa, They fought until the end European control of the 19th century. In spite of colonial efforts, Zululand Remained free until 1880. In 1879 in a strong show of resistance, a Zulu army under the leadership of King Cetshwayo at Isandhlawana defeated a force of 8,000 European soldiers, killing…

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