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Anglo-Zulu War 1879

The Zulu kingdom, created by Shaka kaSenzangakhona, lasted just over six decades before meeting the imperial might of the British Empire. Within six months the kingdom lay in pieces. A full military campaign, known as the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 was required to ensure its demise.

A Short Note About Zulu Nouns
An Explanation of Corresponding Single and Plural Forms for Zulu Prefixes.

Early Zulu Battles
Several important battles took place for the Zulu nation before the Anglo-Zulu war of 1879. Here are a few of the more important encounters.

The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879
A detailed history of the Anglo-Zulu War by the definitive Zulu War author, Ian Knight.

Zulu War Vocabulary
A list of common Zulu terms relevant to the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.

Cetshwayo Biography (Part 1)
Biography of Cetshwayo kaMpande, the last king of an independent Zulu nation (1872-1879). Part 1 - Heir to the throne.

Cetshwayo Biography (Part 2)
Biography of Cetshwayo kaMpande, Part 2 - Battle of Ndondakusuka.

Cetshwayo Biography (Part 3)
Biography of Cetshwayo kaMpande, Part 3 - Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.

Cetshwayo kaMpande Quotes
A selection of quotes by (or about) Cetshwayo kaMpande, the last ruler of an independent Zulu nation.

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