The great kings and queens of African history
The forgotten stories of Africa's greatest rulers
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In most Western history books, the history of Africa before the bloody and gruesome age of colonialism is barely touched on, if at all. The tales of the great and powerful Zulu Nation, the Dahomey Kingdom, and many others are all overshadowed by the events of the nations of Europe and North America. But for us to gain a full understanding of the world, it's important that we look at all of history from all continents. Indeed, the fascinating yet often-ignored stories of African kingdoms and empires are essential to anyone's grasp on history.
Intrigued? Read on to learn about some of Africa's most influential rulers.
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