King
A monarch is the sovereign head of state in a monarchy. A monarch may exercise the most and highest authority in the state or others may wield that power on behalf of the monarch. Typically a monarch ...
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History of Africa
History of Africa.
Monarchy
A monarchy is a form of government in which sovereignty is actually or nominally embodied in 1 or several individual(s) reigning until death or abdication. They are called the monarchs. Forms of monar...
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Monarchies in Africa
There are hundreds of monarchies in Africa; that is: either actually or nominally self-governing states, territories, or nations on the continent of Africa where supreme power resides with an individu...
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History of Africa
The history of Africa begins with the prehistory of Africa and the emergence of Homo sapiens in East Africa, continuing into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation sta...
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Monarchies in Europe
There are currently twelve (12) sovereign monarchies in Europe: the Principality of Andorra, the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Grand Duchy of Luxem...
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Monarchies in Asia
Asia has more monarchs than any other continent.
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Monarchies in the Americas
There are 13 monarchies in the Americas; that is: self-governing states and territories in North and South America which have a monarch as head of state. Each is a constitutional monarchy, wherein th...
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List of shortest-reigning monarchs
A monarch is the person who heads a monarchy, normally ruling for life, or until abdication or deposition. There are some monarchs whose reigns were notably short. Many of these monarchs acceded to th...
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List of longest-reigning monarchs
This is the list of the longest-reigning monarchs of all time, detailing monarchs and lifelong leaders who reigned for more than 50 years, sorted by length of reign.
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Oranyan
Oranmiyan Omoluabi, King of the Yoruba, also known as Oranmiyan, was a Yoruba king from the kingdom of Ile-Ife and heir to Oduduwa. According to Yoruba history, he founded Oyo as its first Alaafin at ...
Portuguese Mozambique
Portuguese Mozambique or Portuguese East Africa are the common terms by which 'Mozambique' is designated when referring to the historic period when it was a Portuguese overseas territory. For...
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History of the Sahara
This video over the Sahara and the Middle East was taken by the crew of Expedition 29 on board the International Space Station.The Sahara (Arabic: الصحراء الكبرى‎, sa'hrāʾ al-Kubrā , 'the ...
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Medieval Africa
The history of Africa begins with the emergence of Homo sapiens in East Africa, and continues into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation states. The recorded history ...
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Abu Sa'id Uthman II
Abū Sa'īd 'Uthmān II (or Abū Sa'īd 'Ūthmān) (أبو سعيد عبد الله عثمان بن يوسف ابو يعقوب (7 IPA: [abu: saʕi:d ʕuθma:n bin ju:suf] December 1276 - August 1331)(reigned 1310-1331) was the 10th Marīn...
Siege of Ascalon
The Siege of Ascalon took place in 1153, resulting in the capture of that Egyptian fortress by the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem.
Ascalon was Fatimid Egypt's greatest and most important frontier f...
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Byzacena
Byzacena was a Roman province in what is now Tunisia.At the end of the third century AD, the Emperor Diocletian divided the great Roman province of Africa Proconsularis into three smaller provinces: Z...
Bartolomeu Dias
Bartolomeu Dias ([baɾtuluˈmew ˈdi.ɐʃ]; Anglicized: Bartholomew Diaz; c. 1451 – 29 May 1500), a nobleman of the Portuguese royal household, was a Portuguese explorer. He sailed around the southern...
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Abu Thabit Amir
Abu Thabit Amir (أبو ثابت عامر abū θābit ʿāmir) (1283 – 28 July 1308) was a Marinid ruler of Morocco for around a year. Son or grandson of Abu Yaqub Yusuf, whom he succeeded in 1307.
The Marinid ...
2012 East DR Congo conflict
The M23 rebellion was fighting that occurred between the March 23 Movement and the government in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since the formal end of the Second Congo War in 2003...
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Abu Mohammed Salih
Abu Mohammed Salih (also Silih) or Abu Mohammed Saleh ibn Yansaran Said ibn Gafiyan al-Doukkali al-Magri (sometimes spelled al-Majiri) (1153–1234) was a Sufi leader from Morocco and one of the success...
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Ikhshidid dynasty
The Ikhshidid dynasty of Egypt ruled from 935 to 969. Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid, a Turkic slave soldier, was appointed governor by the Abbasid Caliph. The dynasty carried the Arabic title "Wali" r...
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Tuareg Rebellion (1962-1964)
The Tuareg rebellion of 1962–1964, sometimes called the First Tuareg Rebellion or the Alfellaga, was a short lived insurgency by populations of what is now northern Mali begun shortly after the nation...
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Rafael of Makuria
Rafael (Old Nubian: Ⲣⲁⲫⲁⲏⲗ, Raphael; c. 1002) was a ruler of the Nubian kingdom of Makuria. Contemporary writers, such as Abu Salih the Armenian, record that he constructed a palace with several domes...
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Battle of Latema Nek
The Battle of Latema Nek was a battle of the East African Campaign in World War I.After the Battle of Salaita, General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, commander of German forces in East Africa, reorganised t...
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Jure uxoris
Jure uxoris is a Latin term that means "by right of his wife" or "in right of a wife". It is commonly used to refer to a title held by a man whose wife holds it in her own right. Similarly, the husban...
Atlantic slave trade
The Atlantic slave trade or transatlantic slave trade took place across the Atlantic Ocean from the 16th through to the 19th centuries. The vast majority of those enslaved that were transported to th...
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Baybars al-Ala'i
Rukn ad-Din Baybars al-Ala'i al-Hajib was a prominent mamluk of Bahri sultan al-Nasir Muhammad in the early 14th-century. He served as the governor of a number of provinces throughout the Cairo-based ...
Sarwe Iyasus
Sarwe Iyasus (Ge'ez: ሣርወ ኢየሱስ śārwa iyasūs, "Army of Jesus;" Amharic: sārwe iyesūs; throne name Mehreka Nañ ምሕርከ ናኝ miḥrika nāñ "distributor of your [the Lord's] mercy") was Emperor (nəgusä nä...