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see CetshwayoCetshwayo,
, or Cetewayo
, c.1836–1884, king of the Zulus. Cetshwayo gained ascendancy in 1856, when he defeated in battle and killed his younger brother, who was the favorite of their father, Umpanda.
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, Cetewayo
?1826--84, king of the Zulus (1873--79): defeated the British at Isandhlwana (1879) but was overwhelmed by them at Ulundi (1879); captured, he stated his case in London, and was reinstated as ruler of part of Zululand (1883)
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Which Zulu leader played King Cetewayo in William III) to King Charles I?
The programme has an interview with Chief Buthelezi, who appeared as his own great-uncle, Chief Cetewayo, fighting against the South Wales Borderers in Zulu (1963), which recreated the heroism of Welsh soldiers at Rorke's Drift in 1879.
Dinizulu - son of the great Zulu chieftain Cetewayo - was incarcerated for seven years and 6,000 Boers also arrived during the Anglo-Boer War.
Other US Grade 1 winners Cetewayo (1998 Sword Dancer Handicap, 2002 Gulfstream Park Handicap), Fleet Renee (2001 Ashland Stakes, Mother Goose Stakes), A Huevo (2003 Frank J de Francis Memorial Dash), Tapit (2004 Wood Memorial)
Newspapers were slipped through its mouth telling of how General Gordon was killed by the Mahdi's troops on the steps of the palace in Khartoum in 1885 and how a British army was wiped out by the Zulu imp is of Cetewayo at Isandhlwana six years earlier.
Also popular has been the American pair Wild Rush (7-2 in the Sprint) and Cetewayo (8-1 for the Turf).
The Grade 1 Hollywood Turf Cup, run over 12 furlongs, has a field of 14 headed by Del Mar Handicap winner Delta Form, Rochester, Cetewayo, and Grammarian, winner of the Sunset Handicap at
If you're a movie buff, you'll recall that he played the part of king Cetewayo in the film Zulu.
Coral: 4 High Chaparral, Sulamani, 7 Golan, 10 Ballingarry, With Anticipation, Denon, 12 Sarafan, 14 Mubtaker, 16 Super Quercus, 20 Boreal, 25 Suances, 33 Cetewayo, Strut The Stage.
Also on This Day: 1867: Birth of novelist andplaywright John Galsworthy; 1882: Queen Victoria received Zulu chief Cetewayo at Osborne; 1893: World's first car registration plates introduced in France; 1900: The landing of 2,000 United States Marines helped capture Peking to end the Boxer Uprising; 1945: Japan surrendered unconditionally to the Allies to end Second World War; 1948: Australian batsman Donald Bradman was bowled by Warwickshire's Eric Hollies for duck at The Oval in his final Test innings after needing just four to end his career with a Test average of 100.
Buck's Boy, ridden by Shane Sellers, led all the way in winning the $500,000 Turf Classic by three lengths over Cetewayo.
Here is another example of this: `Uncle Remus was a popular holiday gift-book in Shotover's year: when Cetewayo lived in Melbury Road, Arabi Pasha in Egypt, and Spofforth on the Oval' (p.