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Shaka Zulu (1787–1828)

  • By: Jennifer Weir
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Founder of the Zulu kingdom

Shaka ka Senzangakhona, known as Shaka Zulu, has often been portrayed as a despotic and highly innovative leader. This assessment has been based on research on the development of the southern African Zulu state under Shaka—research that ...

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