Mzilikazi

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Mzilikazi Khumalo
Native nameMzilikazi Khumalo
Born1790
Mkuze, Zululand
Died9 September 1868
Matabeleland
Resting placeMatabeleland, Entumbane, Matopo Hills, Zimbabwe
SuccessorLobengula
ChildrenLobengula

Lobengula Khumalo was the founder of the Matabele kingdom in Zimbabwe. He left Zululand with his people following a fallout with Chaka the Zulu king. Mzilikazi had gone raiding but refused to hand over the spoils of war to Chaka.[1]

References

  1. King Mzilikazi, South African History Online, published: 21 Sep 2016, retrieved: 16 Jul 2018