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date: 25 June 2019

Afonso I c. 1460–1543 King of the Kongo kingdom, the first Kongo king to embrace Catholicism and European trade relations. 

Source:
Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):
Henry Louis GatesHenry Louis Gates, Jr., Kwame Anthony AppiahKwame Anthony Appiah

Born Nzinga Mbemba, Afonso I ascended the throne in 1506 after the death of his father, Nzinga a Nkuwu. Unlike ...

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