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Sobhuza II [Ngwenyama, the Lion]locked

(1899–1982)

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Sobhuza II [Ngwenyama, the Lion] (1899–1982), king of Swaziland, was born at Zombodze, Swaziland, on 22 July 1899, one of four sons born to his predecessor, King Ngwane V (Bhunu; c.1875–1899) and Lomawa Nxumalo or Ndwandwe (d. 1938), the monarch's chief wife. His father died a few months after his birth and his grandmother ...

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