Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu Biography – Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu Wiki
Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu was the Great Wife to the late Zulu monarch King Godwill Zwelithini. She was appointed the Regent of the Zulu nation following the death of her husband on 12 March 2021. She served as the Queen regent of the Zulus from 21 March 2021 to 29 April 2021.
Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu Age
She was born in 1956. She died on 29 April 2021. She was 65.
King Goodwill Zwelithini Wife Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu
King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu had six wives and 28 children. He married Mantfombi Dlamini in married 1973.
Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu Children
Dlamini and King Goodwill had eight children. They are: Prince Misuzulu Zulu, Princess Ntandoyesizwe Zulu, Princess Nomkhosi Zulu, Princess Bukhosibemvelo Zulu, Prince Bambindlovu Zulu (makhosezwe), Prince Lungelo Zulu, Prince Mandlesizwe Zulu, and Prince Simangaye Zulu.
Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu Family
Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu is the daughter of Sobhuza II of Swaziland and sister of King Mswati III.
Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu Death
Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu passed away on 29 April 2021, aged 65. The death was confirmed by prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi in a media statement on Thursday, 29 April 2021.
Buthelezi said in the following statement: “It is with the deepest shock and distress that the Royal Family announces the unexpected passing of Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, Regent of the Zulu Nation.
“This has taken us by surprise and left us utterly bereft. It is true that the Lord alone knows the days that He has allotted to each one of us.
“On behalf of the Royal Family, I wish to assure the nation that while we are all rightly grief-stricken, there will be no leadership vacuum in the Zulu Nation.
“Further announcements on Her Majesty’s funeral and the necessary arrangements will be made in due course. May Her Majesty, our Regent, rest in peace.”
Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu Cause of Death
Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu’s cause of death was not revealed.