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Meet the men behind 3 of Africa’s powerful queens who led armies

February 15, 2018 at 08:16 am | History, Women

Mildred Europa Taylor

Mildred Europa Taylor | Associate Editor

February 15, 2018 at 08:16 am | History, Women

Yaa Asantewaa --- modernghana.com

Africa, throughout history, has had some of the most significant leaders and among these were queens who led their kingdoms with their intelligence and power. They courageously took up arms and swords, led strong armies and faced off with the colonialists.

The conquests and bravery of these women have left an impact on the continent that can be felt to this day. But what about their men? We cannot forget the fact that these powerful women who fought on the battlefield were also wives, mothers, sisters and daughters.

So, who were these men who were so lucky and brave enough to marry these influential women? Read about them below:

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