Cetshwayo

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Cetshwayo

(Zulu kɛˈtʃwɑːjɒ) or

Cetewayo

n
(Biography) ?1826–84, king of the Zulus (1873–79): defeated the British at Isandhlwana (1879) but was overwhelmed by them at Ulundi (1879); captured, he stated his case in London, and was reinstated as ruler of part of Zululand (1883)
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Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, who played his great-grandfather King Cetshwayo kaMpande in the lm, said he was quite self-eacing despite his prominent role, which made him an international gure.
1) Therefore, in December 1878, Sir Henry Bartle Frere, a powerful British colonial officer in Natal, issued an ultimatum to King Cetshwayo kaMpande, the Zulu king: Abolish the Zulu amabutho (conscription system) and accept a British imperial presence at the Zulu royal homestead--or face occupation by force.
Zulu king CETSHWAYO KAMPANDE - depicted in hit film Zulu, starring MICHAEL CAINE - has been honoured by English Heritage 120 years after his death, with a blue plaque at the house where he used to stay in Kensington, London.