Queen Amina of Zaria 1588-1589    The elder daughter of Bakwa Turunku, who founded the Zazzau Kingdom in 1536, Queen Amina came to power between 1588 and 1589 A. D. Unlike her younger sister, Zariya (from whom the city of Zaria derives its name), Amina is generally remembered for her fierce military exploits.

Black History Heroes: Queen Amina of Zazzau: A West African Warrior Queen

Queen Amina was a Muslim princess of the royal family of the kingdom of Zazzau, in what is now northeast Nigeria. Her military achievements brought her great wealth and power; she was responsible for conquering many of the cities.

Queen Amina was a Muslim princess of the royal family of the kingdom of Zazzau, in what is now northeast Nigeria. Her military achievements brought her great wealth and power; she was responsible for conquering many of the cities.

Black History Heroes of Zazzau, the public sculpture of West African Warrior Queen Amina in Nigeria.

Black History Heroes: Queen Amina of Zazzau: A West African Warrior Queen

Black History Heroes: Queen Amina of Zazzau: A West African Warrior Queen

Image of Queen Amina of the Zazzau Kingdom of West Africa Queen Amina (also known as Queen Aminatu), was the elder daughter of Queen B.

Crown Princess (later Empress) Menen Asfaw of Ethiopia. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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Queen Amina of Zaria!

Queen Amina of Zaria!

Black History Heroes: Queen Amina of Zazzau: A West African Warrior Queen

The African Renaissance Monument, Senegal, Africa. The African Renaissance Monument, also referred as Monument to the Afric.

Queen Amina of Zaria: Born(1533-1610?), Reigned(1588-1589?) Artist: Floyd Cooper (1956-) Amina Mohamud (also called Aminatu) was a Hausa Muslim Warrior Queen of Zazzau (now Zaria), in what is now north central Nigeria. She was a brilliant military strategist she fought many wars and won them all. Amina is credited with building the famous Zaria wall. She is remembered today as “Amina, Yar Bakwa ta san rana,” meaning “Amina, daughter of Nikatau, a woman as capable as a man.”

Queen Amina of Zaria: Artist: Floyd Cooper Amina Mohamud (also called Aminatu) was a Hausa Muslim Warrior Queen of Zazzau (now Zaria), in what is now.

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Dynamic lineage of five real African women - Queen Amina of Zaria - Nigeria, Queen Makeda of Sheba - Ethiopia, and Queens Cleopatra, Nefertiti and Goddess Isis of Egypt.

Dynamic lineage of five real African women : Queen Amina of Zaria in Nigeria, Queen Makeda of Sheba & Ethiopia, and Queens Cleopatra, Nefertiti & Goddess Isis of Egypt.

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