Queen Nzingha (Warrior Queen ) led her army against the Portuguese and won battle after battle ruled 1623-1663 (Menu Link)

In 1663 Nzingha was made Queen of the Kingdom of Ndongo, which was located along the Congo River. Queen Nzingha ruled at a time when Europeans were beginning to conquer Africa. She led her people in a life long heroic fight against European invaders and the deadly slave trade. From the beginning, Queen Nzingha most important goal was defeating the Portuguese. She kept her armies ready to fight. When they fought, Queen Nzingha led her soldiers into battle. She fought the Portuguese many times. Queen Nzingha  was very tough in dealing with the Portuguese invaders. ( WHAT A WOMEN)       (Please put pointer on picture )  (Menu Link)  

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