Cyprian Bhekuzulu kaSolomon

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Cyprian Bhekuzulu Nyangayezizwe kaSolomon (August 4, 1924 – September 17, 1968) was the king of the Zulu nation from 1948 until his death at Nongoma in 1968. He succeeded his father, king Solomon kaDinuzulu, after a lengthy succession dispute which was only resolved in 1944. His uncle, Arthur Mshiyeni kaDinuzulu, functioned as regent during the succession dispute and Cyprian's minority.

Cyprian was succeeded by his son, the current (as of 2017) king, Goodwill Zwelethini kaBhekuzulu.

Preceded by
Solomon kaDinuzulu
King of the Zulu Nation
Succeeded by
Goodwill Zwelethini kaBhekuzulu

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