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Geneology of Xhosa Kings and Chiefs

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1695 to present

(1) Although the term amaGcaleka comes into use with Gcaleka ka Phalo the line from Ngconde ka Togu is included to make sense of the genealogical connections.

Paramount chiefs 1695 – ….

Ngconde ka Togu …. - 1702

Tshiwo ka Ngconde 1702 – 1736

Mdange ka Ngconde (acting) 1736 – 1775

Phalo ka Tshiwo (d. 1775) 1775 – 1792

Gcaleka ka Phalo (b. c.1730 – d. 1792) 1792 – 1804

Khawuta ka Gcaleka (b. c.1761 – d. 1804) 1804 – 1820

Nqoko ka Gcaleka (acting) 1820 – 12 May 1835

Hintsa ka Khawuta (b. 1789 – d. 1835) 19 May 1835 – Feb 1893

Sarhili ka Hintsa (b. c.1810 – d. 1893) 1893 – 1902

Sigcawu ka Sarhili (d. 1902) 1902 – 30 May 1921

Salukaphathwa Gwebinkumbi ka Sigcawu (d. 1921) 1 Aug 1921 – 31 Dec 1923

Daliza ka Sigcawu (acting) 31 Dec 1923 – 2 Jun 1933

Mpisekhaya Ngangomhlaba Sigcawu ka Gwebinkumbi (d. 1933) 2 Jun 1933 – 9 Apr 1965

Bungeni Zwelidumile Sigcawu ka Gwebinkumbi (b. 1906 – d. 1965) 1965 – 30 Dec 2005

Xolilizwe Mzikayise Sigcawu (b. 1926 – d. 2005) 27 Jan 2006 – Zwelonke Sigcawu (b. 1969?)

(2) AmaMbalu Paramount chiefs 1740 – 1794

ULanga ka Phalo (b. c.1705 – d. 1794) 1794 – 1 Apr 1846

Ngqeno ka Langa (b. c.1759 – d. 1846) 1846 – ….

Stokwe ka Ngqeno

(3) AmaRharhabe Paramount chiefs 1773 – 1782

Rharhabe ka Phalo (b. c.1722 – d. 1782) 1782 – 1795

Ndlambe ka Rharhabe (acting) (b. c.1740 – d. 1828) 1796 – 14 Nov 1829

Ngqika ka Mlawu (b. c.1779 – d. 1829) 1829 – 1840

Maqoma Jongumsobomvu ka Ngqika (d. 1873) (acting) 1840 – 29 May 1878

Sandile ka Ngqika (b. 1819 – d. 1878) 1878 – ….

Edmund Gonya ka Sandile 1932?

Faku ka Gonya 1954? – 1970?

Archibald Velile ka Fhaku (Archibald Sandile) 1995? –

Maxhob’ayakhawuleza Sandile ka Mxolisi

(4) AmaNdlambe Paramount chiefs …. – 10 Feb 1828

Ndlambe ka Rharhabe (s.a.) Feb 1828 – 1858

Mhala ka Ndlambe (b. 1800 – d. 1875)

(5) Mdushane kaNdlambe Paramount chiefs 1818 – May 1829

Mdushane ka Ndlambe (b. 1780 – d. 1829) 1829 – 1834

Mqhayi ka Ndlambe (acting) 1834 – 18..

Siyolo (acting) (d. 1879) 18.. – 11 Dec 1879

Siwani ka Mdushane 1879 – 1900

Seyisi ka Siwani (acting) 1900 – 22 Dec 1919

Menziwa ka Siwani (d. 1919) 23 Dec 1919 – 10 Dec 1942

Gushiphela Siwani ka Menziwa (d. 1942) 1 Feb 1943 – 30 Mar 1957

Nofikile ka Ngongo (f)(acting) 30 Mar 1957 – Apr 1994

Zimlindile Payment Muyaka Siwani ka Gushiphela (d. 1994) Jun 2001 –

Ngubesizwe Ludwe Siwani

(6) Mqhayi Paramount chiefs Feb 1828 – 1877

Mqhayi ka Ndlambe 1877 – 1908

Jali ka Mqhayi 1 Apr 1908 – 23 Feb 1941

Ramncwanaka ka Jali 1 Sep 1942 – 8 Aug 1943

Enoch ka Ramncwanaka 14 Feb 1944 – 5 Nov 1952

Bofolo ka Ntonisi ka Dondashe (acting) 20 Apr 1953 – 19..

Nonayithi Jali ka Mthathi (f) (acting) 19.. –

Mabundu Bangelizwe Jali ka Enoch

(7) Gasela Paramount chiefs …. – 1845

Gasela ka Nukwa ka Phalo 1845 – ….

Toyise ka Gasela …. – 1908

Dom ka Toyise 1908 – 2 Apr 1923

Khadeni ka Dom 3 Apr 1923 – 22 Dec 1937

Nqabisile ka Khadeni 14 Jan 1938 – 31 Mar 1945

Zwelinzima Gladstone Gwaxagwaxa ka Khadeni 31 Mar 1945 – 8 Oct 1946

Gugile Toyise ka Dyantyi (acting) 14 Feb 1947 – ….

Mabikhwe Zwelandile ka Mzamo

(8) AmaGwali Paramount chiefs 1702 – 1725

Gwali ka Tshiwo 1725 – 17..

Titi ka Gwali 17.. – ….

Kobela ka Titi …. – ….

Mhade ka Kobela …. – ….

Zweni ka Mhade

(9) Mdange Paramount chiefs 1720 – ….

Mdange ka Ngconde …. – ….

Mahote ka Mdange …. – ….

Jalamba ka Mahote (acting) …. – ….

Dlodlu ka Jalamba (acting) …. – ….

Nginza ka Mahote …. – 181.

Bangela ka Nginza 181. – 18..

Mantla ka Mahote 18.. – Oct 1867

Botomani ka Mantla 1867 – ….

Fandala ka Botomani

(10) Hleke Paramount chiefs …. – ….

Hleke ka Ngconde …. – ….

Mtshiza ka Hleke …. – ….

Mangxa ka Mtshiza …. – ….

Xili ka Mangxa …. – 1818

Bini ka Xili 1818 – 1825

Vasi ka Mangxa (acting) 1825 – 1899

Jwara ka Bini

(11) AmaNtinde Paramount chiefs …. – ….

Ntinde ka Togu …. – ….

Ngethani ka Ntinde 1779?

Bange ka Ngethani …. – ….

Cika ka Bange …. – 1825

Tshatshu ka Cika 1825 – 28 Feb 1868

Dyani ka Tshatshu 1868 – 1885

Mthikrakra ka Dyani 1885 – ….

Duku ka Mthikrakra …. – 1906

Ziwengu ka Duku 1906 – 1915 Rulership suspended 1915 – 11 Jun 1941

Mgcawezulu ka Nonqane (acting to 1 Jul 1919) 1941 – 16 Sep 1946

Elizabeth Tshatshu (f)(acting) 16 Sep 1946 –

Zwelitsha ka Mgcawezulu

(12) AmaGqunukhwebe Paramount chiefs … – 1793

Tshaka ka Tyakha 1793 – 3/7 Jan 1812

Chungwa ka Tshaka 1812 – 1 Oct 1869

Phatho ka Chungwa (deported 1858) 1 Oct 1869 – 14 Aug 1875

Kama ka Chungwa 14 Aug 1875 – 1899

William Shaw ka Kama

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