Zulu Tribe

Events

Shaka succeeds his father, inkosi Senzangakhona.

1816

Shaka, as the Zulu King, gained a large amount of power over the tribe.

British settlers establish Port Natal.

1824

The tribe weakens after the death of its leader

1828

Weenen Massacre: Zulus massacre Boer Voortrekkers.

1838

British invasion of Zululand.

1879

Dutch settlers fight with the British in the Boers War. Britain gains control of South Africa.

1899 - 1902

The last Zulu uprising, led by Chief Bambatha

1906