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cetshwayo Explained

Cetshwayo at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Last great king of the Zulus (r.1872-79). Nephew of the great Shaka, Cetshwayo commanded a disciplined army of 40,000. Attacked by the British in 1879, he defeated them at Isandhlwana but lost at Ulundi. Part of his kingdom was returned in 1883, but his subjects drove him out of power.

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