Shaka Zulu

Date: 22 September, 1828


Shaka Zulu, Zulu chief and founder of the Zulu empire, was murdered by his bodyguard, Mbopha, and his two half-brothers Dingane and Mhlangana after a relatively brief period as king of the Zulu people, from 1816. His death came a year after his mother’s death.


Wallis, F. (2000). Nuusdagboek: feite en fratse oor 1000 jaar, Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau.Pretoria News, 01 September 2003. Today in History.

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