Did you know that Madagascar still has tribal kings to date? Yes, Madagascar has many tribal kings who rule te various ethnic groups around the country. Madagascar now a republic was previously a Kingdom controlled by the Merina Kings and Queens until its abolition in 1897 by the colonial french. However other tribes still had their own kingdoms despite rule by the Merina kings and queens. Today most kings are locally called Mpanjaka(King).........
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 Be Sakalava Bemihisatra of Analalava Sakalava Bemazava /Nosy Faly Sakalava Menabe Sakalava... Continue Reading →
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