West African royalty; note the symbols adorning the headdress, similar to that of Hathor, as well the African Ankh apparent on the staff.

Present Day Queen of Sheba: West African royalty; note the symbols adorning the headdress, similar to that of Hathor, as well the African Ankh apparent on the staff.

historic African royalty

dynamicafrica: “ “ Ghana: A young King Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II, King of Asante, 1970 In 1931 he was installed as Kumasihene. In that same year he imme­diately began to work vigorously for the restoration of Asante Confederacy.

The Educated Field Negro

missinglinc: “onlyblackgirl: “fckyeahprettyafricans: “ Ghanaian chief with his Queen and child a Royal family ” fuck it up ” WE ARE ROYALTY!

Future king and queen I don't know who they are or where they are from, but it's a beautiful picture.

In the novels,children of noble families are betrothed at a young age in a grand ceremony. When they reach marrieageable age,the official ceremony is held. This is taken VERY seriously and to break the promise-war has resulted.

there was such thing as African royalty. You just wont read about it in school...

from the album cover of The Ritchie Family: African Queens, 1977

"Queen of Kings": Empress Zewditu I and with one of her most favored priests, between 1916 and 1930

English: "Queen of Kings": Empress Zewditu I and with Regent Ras Tafari Makonnen. Date Between 1916 and 1930 Source Original scan from book Harold G. Marcus Haile Sellassie I: the formative years, — Red Sea Press, 1995 UNKNOWN royal photographer

Anna Karabo Mots’oeneng, later Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso, on her wedding day with King Letsie III, February 18, 2000 in the Lesotho Capi...

Anna Karabo Mots’oeneng, later Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso, on her wedding day with King Letsie III, February 2000 in the Lesotho Capital of Maseru

Lagos-based photojournalist George Osodi captures Nigerian royalty in all its brightly colored glory, combining traditional kinglike regalia...

Did You Know Nigerian Royalty Still Exists? (And Is Visually Gorgeous)

HRM Pere Donokoromo II, The Pere of Isaba Kingdom, 2012 George Osodi's Royal Portraits Of Nigerian Monarchs .

Queen Ranavalona III of Madagascar, ca. 1890-1895   Ranavalona III (November 22, 1861 – May 23, 1917) was the last sovereign of the Kingdom of Madagascar.  She ruled from July 30, 1883, to February 28, 1897, in a reign marked by ongoing and ultimately futile efforts to resist the colonial designs of the government of France. As a young woman, she was selected from among several Andriana (nobles) qualified to succeed Queen Ranavalona II upon her death.

“ Queen Ranavalona III of Madagascar, ca. Ranavalona III (November 1861 – May was the last sovereign of the Kingdom of Madagascar. She ruled from July to February in a reign marked by ongoing and ultimately.

The 5 Most Powerful African Queens ✨

Queen of Sheba The first use in the Bible of the word “queen” refers to a Black woman Kings Her name is alleged to be Makeda, but the Scriptures refer to her as the Queen of Sheba or the Queen of the South. Her fame was such that years after her death, …:

In full regalia; Princess Elizabeth of Toro:  The first African and Royal to be an international supermodel.

Princess Elizabeth Christobel Edith Bagaaya Akiiki of Toro is the Batebe or princess of the Kingdom of Toro. She is a Ugandan lawyer, politi.

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