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date: 26 August 2019

Shaka Zulu (1787–1828) Zulu king 

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Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Lorna LUEKER ZUKASLorna LUEKER ZUKAS

Shaka Zulu (1787–1828) created an African kingdom that stood as an influential military and economic power at a time when European nations were encroaching on African sovereignty. Shaka’s instincts and innovative leadership skills helped to build the mightiest kingdom in sub-Saharan Africa in the early nineteenth century. ...

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