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Queen Amina of Zaria Biography: Things You Did Not Know About Her


Amina of Zaria (1533-1610?), commonly known as the warrior queen, expanded the territory of the Hausa people of north Africa to the largest borders in history. More than 400 years later, the legend of her persona became the model for a television series about a fictional warrior princess, called Xena. Amina was the warrior queen […]