Queen Nzingha – 17th Century Queen of the Mbundu people of Angola.
She was best remembered for her resistance against the Portuguese and setting her people free from slavery.
1621- represented her kingdom in a meeting with the Portuguese govenor, in which she had one of her male servants get down on his hands and knees to be her “seat” in response to the Portuguese governor bringing only one chair to make her feel inferior.
Queen Nzingha fought against the Portuguese in a three decade war while growing her kingdom into a commercial state.
She spent rest of her reign helping former slaves restructure their lives.
She wrote to Pope Alexander VII
She died at the age of 81
Queen Nzingha of Angola – Lecture by Dr. Linda Heywood
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