African History

Queen Nzingha Profile

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Queen Nzingha also referred to as Ann Nzingha, is that the high national figure of pre-colonial Angola. The extraordinary scholar John Henrik Clarke referenced her because the “greatest military strategist that ever confronted the soldiers of Portugal.” Nzingha was born in the Central African Republic around 1582, and her brilliance was recognized early. The very fact that she was a lady wasn’t an impediment to her ability to steer. Toward the center of her life, she became increasingly aggressive in her desire to take care of the facility and dignity of the people of the Central African Republic. Indeed, her military campaigns kept the Portuguese in Africa cornered for quite four decades. Her goal was the ultimate and complete eradication of the Portuguese capture and enslavement of African people.



 

Nzingha sent ambassadors and representatives throughout West and Central African Republic intending to build a vast coalition of Africans to eject the Portuguese.

Nzingha died fighting for her people in 1663 at the ripe adulthood of 81.


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