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Moshoeshoe I, King of Lesotho, approximately 1786-1870

LC control no.n 50007968
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Personal name headingMoshoeshoe I, King of Lesotho, approximately 1786-1870
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Variant(s)Moshesh, Basuto Chief, -1870
Moshesh, Basuto Chief, d. 1870
Moshoeshoe, Basuto Chief, -1870
Moshweshwe, Basuto Chief, -1870
Associated countryLesotho
Birth date1786~
Death date18700118
Found inTylden, G. The rise of the Basuto, 1950.
Warrior chiefs of Southern Africa, c1994: p. 55 (Moshoeshoe was born about 1786)
Moshweshwe of Lesotho, 1971
Wikipedia, June 8, 2015 (Moshoeshoe I, King of Lesotho, reign: 1822 - 18 January 1870; Moshoeshoe (c. 1786 - 11 March 1870) was born at Menkhoaneng in the northern part of present-day Lesotho. By the latter part of the 19th century, Moshoeshoe established the nation of the Basotho, in Basutoland. He was popularly known as Morena e Moholo/morena oa Basotho (Great King/King of the Basotho))