Maphevu Dlamini

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Maphevu Harry Dlamini (31 March 1922 [1] 25 October 1979) was Prime Minister of Swaziland from 17 March 1976 until his death on 25 October 1979. [2]

Dlamini was a member of the House of Dlamini, the Swazi royal family, and also served in the country's military, where he rose to the rank of major general. [2]

House of Dlamini

The House of Dlamini is the royal house of the Kingdom of Eswatini. Mswati III, as king and Ngwenyama of Swaziland, is the current head of the house of Dlamini. Swazi kings up to the present day are referred to as Ingwenyama and they rule together with the Queen Mother who is called Indlovukati. The Swazi kings, like other Nguni nations, practice polygamy and thus have many wives and children.

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  1. 1 2 Harris M. Lentz Heads of States and Governments Since 1945 (Routledge, 2014)
Political offices
Preceded by
Makhosini Dlamini
Prime Minister of Swaziland
Succeeded by
Ben Nsibandze