Maharero

Maharero (also:Kamaharero; c. 1820 – 7 October 1890) was one of the most powerful paramount chiefs of the Herero people in South-West Africa, today's Namibia.

Read more about Maharero:  Biography, Herero-Orlam Hostilities

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Hosea Kutako
... appointed as leader of the Herero by Frederik Maharero ... Frederik had been empowered to transfer power by his father, Herero chief Samuel Maharero, who had been exiled after the Herero War and was since banned from entering the country by the South ... tradition, and went on by founding the Red Flags in 1923, after Samuel Maharero’s death ...
Maharero - Herero-Orlam Hostilities
... Maharero rebelled against the Afrikaners ... They subsequently attacked Maharero's men at Otjimbingwe on 15 June 1863, a battle in which Christian Afrikaner was killed ... Dispensing with the services of the traders, Maharero won more battles, and took control of Damaraland, and even sent his forces into Namaqualand ...
Samuel Maharero - Life
... Maharero was son to Kamaharero (or Maharero), an important Herero warrior and cattle raider ... Samuel Maharero went to the local Lutheran schools, where he was seen as a potential priest ... Maharero secretly planned a revolt with the other chiefs against the German presence ...
Samuel Maharero - Recognition
... Samuel Maharero is one of nine national heroes of Namibia that were identified at the inauguration of the country's Heroes' Acre near Windhoek ... president Sam Nujoma remarked in his inauguration speech on 26 August 2002 that Chief Samuel Maharero started to make plans for an uprising against the German colonial authorities and white German ... As a result, in January 1904 the uprising began and chief Maharero's forces surrounded the German colonial settlers at Okahandja, Omaruru, and the famous Battle of Ohamakari near the Waterberg ...