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Mswati III, King of Eswatini, 1968-

LC control no.n 86072472
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Personal name headingMswati III, King of Eswatini, 1968-
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Variant(s)Makhosetive, Crown Prince of Swaziland, 1968-
Makhoseitive, Crown Prince of Swaziland, 1968-
Mswati III, King of Swaziland, 1968-
See alsoSwaziland. Sovereign (1986-2018 : Mswati III)
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Associated countrySwaziland Eswatini
Birth date1968-04-19
Place of birthManzini (Eswatini)
AffiliationSherborne School
Profession or occupationEswatini--Kings and rulers
Found inGinindza, Z. Umntfwana! 1986: p. 8, etc. (Crown Prince Makhosetive; b. 4/19/68; Ngwenyama of Swaziland, inaugurated 4/25/86)
Whitaker's alm., 1987 (Mswati III, King of Swaziland, inaug. 4/25/86)
WW world, 1987-1988 (Mswati (Makhoseitive); b. 1968; King of Swaziland, 1986- )
Swaziland. Sovereign (1968- : Mswati III). State opening of Parliament ... speech from the Throne, 18th Feb. 1994: t.p. (His Majesty King Mswati III)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed February 27, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mswati III; king; born in 1968 in Swaziland; studied at the Sherborne School in England; took the title King Mswati III, as homage to nineteenth-century ruler Mswati II (1986); faced challenges when the People's Democratic Movement (PUDEMO) was formed (1989); further opposition came when the Swaziland Federation of Trade Unions (SFTU), the Swaziland National Association of Teachers, and the Swaziland National Association of Civil Servants initiated a series of strikes, stoppages, and demonstrations (1990's); resisted internal dissent and criticism from international critics of Swaziland's lack of political reform; implemented several development measures, including establishing a fund for small businesses known as E44 Million; promoted tourism and attracted many business investors into Swaziland; endorsed free primary education from the king's fund (2009))