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Dlamini III of Swaziland

Dlamini III of Swaziland

Swazi king
Dlamini III of Swaziland
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Intro Swazi king
Is King
From Swaziland
Type Military Royals
Gender male
Death 1744
Family
Spouse: LaYaka Ndwandwe
Children: Ngwane III
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Biography

Dlamini III (also known as Ladzandzukane and Sidvwaba Silutfuli) was a king or tiNgwenyama of the Swazi people who led them approximately between 1720 until 1744. He was the father to Ngwane III the first King of modern Swaziland. He is considered to be the connecting link between the Delagoa Bay Swazi settlements and the modern Swazi kingdom. Dlamini settled his followers near the Pongola River where it cuts through the Lubombo Mountains. The early Swazi journeyed along with the Ndwandwe who are a closely related lineage. Dlamini was succeeded by Ngwane III his son with Queen LaYaka Ndwandwe. Dlamini's son Ngwane III, took over the chieftaincy and established Swazi settlements south of the Pongola River and when forced to abandon them, he moved his followers to cross back and settle on its northern banks. This marked the founding of modern Swaziland, and the first capital at Zombodze was established not very long after his ascent. Ngwane's brothers Ndlela and his uncles Shabalala and Mabuza were settled nearby.

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Ludvonga I
(King)
King of Swaziland
1720–1744
Succeeded by
Ngwane III
(King)
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 26 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://books.google.com/books?id=zmfG7pfwEngC&pg=PA9
https://books.google.com/books?id=u3p9vATL1NkC&pg=PA14
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