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1879: Cetshwayo kaMpande, the last king of the Zulus, is captured by the British. He previously had famously led the Zulu nation to victory against the British in the Battle of Isandlwana as part of the Anglo-Zulu War. After his capture, he was exiled, first to Cape Town and then to London, returning only in 1883.
Travis County Sheriff’s Office
Courtesy Dan Shakal
Library of Congress
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