African Warriors

Queen Amina

Queen Amina

Name: Queen Amina Other Spelling: Aminatu Also Known as: The Warrior Queen Date: 1533 – 1610? Monarch of the: Queen of Zauzau Country: Nigeria Note: She expanded the Empire of Zaria to include Nupe and Korora (Kwararafa), a Jukun kingdom. Books: Akyeampong, Emmanuel Kwaku, and Henry Louis Gates. 2012. Dictionary of African biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Jackson, […]

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Kandake Amanishakheto

Kandake Amanishakheto

Books: Asante, Molefi Kete. 2004. Encyclopedia of Black Studies. London [u.a.]: SAGE. Akyeampong, Emmanuel Kwaku, and Henry Louis Gates. 2012. Dictionary of African biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  Harkless, Necia Desiree. 2006. Nubian Pharaohs and Meroitic Kings: The Kingdom of Kush. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse. Martin, J. P. 2016. African Empires: Your Guide To The Historical Record Of Africa. [S.L.]: […]

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Kandake Amanirenas

Kandake Amanirenas

Name: Kandake Amanirenas Also Spelled: Amanirena Full Name: Ameniras, Qore Also known as: One Eye Candace Nationality: Nubian Monarch of the: Kingdom of Kush Dynasty: Meroitic Dynasty Country: Nubia Reign: ca. 40 BC–10 BC Note: Led her forces into Lower Nubia and confronted the Roman army of August, under the prefect, Petronius. Books: Asante, Molefi Kete. 2004. Encyclopedia […]

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Yaa Asantewaa

Yaa Asantewaa

Name: Yaa Asantewaa Date: c. 1840 –October 17, 1921 Monarch of the:  queen mother of Ejisu Country:   Ashanti Empire—now part of modern-day Ghana Reign:?-? Note: Yaa Asantewaa mobilized the Ashanti troops and for three months laid siege to the British fort of Kumasi. She was the sister of Queen Nana Ama Afranewaa. [Wikipedia] Thesis Mensah, Nana Pokua Wiafe. Nana […]

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Queen Anna Nzinga

Queen Anna Nzinga

Books: Commey, Pusch Komiete. 2012. 100 Greatest African Kings and Queens (Volume One). Cork: BookBaby. Falola, Toyin, and Daniel Jean-Jacques. 2016. Africa: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC. León, Vicki. 1997. Uppity Women of Medieval Times. Berkeley, Calif: Conari Press. Unesco. 2015. African Women, Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance: Africa Department. […]

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