HM late King Victor Thulare III of BaPedi Kingdom, BaPedi people of South Africa will be buried today. He was the son of late King Rhyane Thulare who died in 2007. He had reigned for only 8 months after his official recognition by the South African government following a bitter succession battle with his uncle who had been regent.
The King died of covid19 complications on 6th January 2019. The funeral is attended by only 50 close family members and government officials including the president of South Africa. He will be buried in the BaPedi royal house according to BaPedi traditions. He leaves behind two wives and children.
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