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Afonso I

(c. 1460—1543)


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C. 1460–1543 King of the Kongo kingdom, the first Kongo king to embrace Catholicism and European trade relations.

Born Nzinga Mbemba, Afonso I ascended the throne in 1506 after the ...

Subjects: African Studies.


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