Moshesh

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Moshesh

(mɒˈʃɛʃ) or

Moshoeshoe

n
(Biography) died 1870, African chief, who founded the Basotho nation, now Lesotho
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Upon arrival at the Moshoeshoe I international Airport in Maseru, he was welcomed on behalf of Lesotho government by the Minister of Communications, Science and Technology Chief Thesele Maseribane, Foreign Affairs and International Relations Minister, Mr.
Which small African nation was ruled by Moshoeshoe I and Moshoeshoe II?
He was spotted at Lesotho's Moshoeshoe I International Airport with his household entourage looking relaxed and casually dressed in a dark shirt and matching trousers.
The prince, a son of Moshoeshoe I who founded the Kingdom of Lesotho, died there in 1863 after walking in the rain and developing pneumonia.
A comment to make about Lesotho - the name by which the Basutoland Protectorate of 1868 was originally known when founded in 1824 by wise King Moshoeshoe I, and to which it reverted being called as an independent country in 1966 - is that it does produce absorbing literature.