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A Queen You Should Know
Njinga Mbandi was known under several names throughout her life and throughout history itself. Her several names were Nzinga Mbande, Dona Ana de Sousa, Zhinga, Ana de Souza, N’Zhinga, and Jinga (Confederation). Njinga got her name from her mother’s umbilical cord being wrapped around her neck at birth; “kujinga” in Kimbundu means to twist or turn (Confederation). Queen Njinga was born in the year of 1583 in Ndongo Kingdom; there is no month or day available of her actual birth. She was the ruler of the Mbundu and Matamba people of Angola for several years, even until her death in 1663; she was in her eighties and died peacefully (Snethen).
The Mbundu people created the Ndongo Kingdom in which was ruled by King Ngola at the time; the country’s name, Angola, derived from King Ngola (Mbundu). Mbundu is also known as “Kimbundu.” According to Britannica…
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