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10 Old African Kings That Made History. New Hollywood Trend! Starring Black people!

Some time ago Nick Cannon expressed dissatisfaction that in movies like “Django Unchained” and “12 Years a Slave,” black people appeared only as slaves and expressed a desire to watch movies where blacks would be like kings or queens.

I would love to see a movie about Akhenaton and his beautiful wife Queen Nefertiti says, Nick Cannon. Or Cetewayo, a king who was a war hero.

Below you will have 10 kings and queens whose stories will make very beautiful and followed movies.

King Hannibal is said to be the greatest military leader and strategist of all time. Hannibal was born in 247 B.C.Hannibal had 80,000 infantry, 12,000 cavalry, and 40 African war elephants. He conquered major portions of Spain and France, and all of Italy, except for Rome.

King Mansa Musa I (Emperor Moses) was an important Malian king. Musa ruled the Mali Empire and was estimated to have been worth the equivalent of $ 400 billion in today’s currency, which makes him the richest man to ever walk this earth.

Shaka, king of the Zulus, invented the “assegai,” a short stabbing spear, and marched his regiments in tight formation, using large shields to fend off the enemies throwing spears. Over the years, Shaka’s troops earned such a reputation that many enemies would flee at the sight of them.

Nana Yaa Asantewaa said to the kings “If you men will not go forward, then we the women will. I will call upon my fellow women. We will fight the white men until the last of us falls in the battlefields.”

King Ramesses II s often regarded as the greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire.

Amenhotep IV is considered the founder of the first monotheistic religion. The account of Akhenaton is not complete without the story of his beautiful wife, Nefertiti. What is known is that the relationship between Akhenaton and Nefertiti was one of history’s first well-known love stories.

Taharqa this great Nubian king led his armies against the invading Assyrians in defense of his ally, Israel. This action earned him a place in the Bible (Isaiah 37: 9, 2 Kings 19: 9).

Queen Nzingha or “Amazon Queen of Matamba” was an astute diplomat and excelled as a military leader. When the Portuguese slave-hunting attacked the army of her brother’s kingdom, Nzingha was sent to negotiate peace.

Queen of Sheba is said to have undertaken a long and difficult journey to Jerusalem to learn from the wisdom of the great King Solomon. 

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