Nandi, mother of Shaka and wife of Senzangakoma, dies of dysentery in her royal kraal at Mkinkini, halfway between modern Melmo

Date: 10 October, 1827

Nandi, mother of Shaka and wife of Senzangakoma, dies of dysentery in her royal kraal at Mkinkini, halfway between modern Melmoth and the Umhlatuzi River. She was frantically mourned by Zulu king Shaka.

References

  • Kruger, D.W. (ed) (1972). Dictionary of South African Biography, Cape Town: Human Sciences Research Council, v. 3, p. 650