Manuel III of Kongo

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Manuel III Afonso of Kongo, born Kiditu, was the last Awenekongo (titular ruler) of the Kingdom of Kongo, ruling as a vassal of the Portuguese empire from 1911 to 1914.[1] His reign over the reduced territory of the kingdom ended following a 1914 revolt, at which point the Portuguese abolished the kingdom and assimilated the territory into the colony of Angola. Manuel III subsequently lost his title by 1915, when the royal family handed the title to Álvaro XV Afonso Nzinga.


  1. ^ Ben Cahoon. "Angola Traditional states". Retrieved 14 January 2014.