Prince RATSIMAMANGA of Madagascar 125th execution anniversary

Today October the 15th marks the 125th anniversary of the execution of Prince RATSIMAMANGA, the uncle of Queen RANAVALONA III,the last monarch of Madagascar. He was executed alongside another prominent politician by the french government for allegedly aiding Malagasy people to fight against French colonial rule. His royal descendants led by Princess Fenosoa Ratsimamanga gathered... Continue Reading →

Sakalava kingdoms of Madagascar

Sakalava are an ethnic group of Madagascar. They were organised into different tribal monarchies headed by different dynasties. Particularly of interest is that they allowed female succession, with some kingdoms being ruled by only women. The Sakalava kingdoms included Sakalava Bemihisatra of Nosy BeSakalava Bemihisatra of AnalalavaSakalava Bemazava /Nosy FalySakalava Menabe Sakalava Menabe Late Princess... Continue Reading →

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