List of Zulu Kings

  1. Zulu kaNtombhela (c. 1709 – ?), possible founder of Zulu clan
  2. Gumede kaZulu(c. ? – 1727)
  3. Phunga kaGumede( c. 1727 – 1745)
  4. Mageba kaGumede( c. 1745 – 1763) brother of Phunga.
  5. Ndaba kaMageba(c. 1763 – 1781)
  6. Jama kaNdaba(c. 1781 – 1816)
  7. Senzangakhona kaJama (c. 1762-1816)
  8. Shaka kaSenzangakhona (c. 1816 – 1828)
  9. Dingane kaSenzangakhona (c. 1795-1840), half-brother of Shaka and Mpande.
  10. Mpande kaSenzangakhona (c. 1840 – 1872) half-brother of Shaka and Dingane.
  11. Cetshwayo kaMpande(c. 1826 - 1884)
  12. Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo(c. 1884 – 1913)
  13. Solomon kaDinuzulu(c. 1913 – 1933)
  14. Arthur Mshiyeni kaDinuzulu(regent)  (1933 – 1947)brother of Solomon.
  15. Sifile Sibiya(regent)(1947 – 1948) parentage unknown.
  16. Cyprian Bhekuzulu kaSolomon(1948 – 1968) 
  17. Israel Mcwayizeni kaSolomon (1968 – 1971), brother of Cyprian.
  18. Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu 1971–


Works Cited

Buverud, Anna Kolberg(2007).The King and the Honeybirds. Cyprian Bhekuzulu kaSolomon, Zulu nationalism and theimplementation of the Bantu Authorities System in Zululand, 1948-1957. University of Oslo. <http://www.scribd.com/doc/56714241/4/List-of-Zulu-kings>