Mswati III

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Mswati III (born Makhosetive; 19 April 1968) is the king (Swazi: Ngwenyama, Ingwenyama yemaSwati) of Eswatini and head of the Swazi royal family. He was born in Manzini in the Protectorate of Swaziland to King Sobhuza II and one of his younger wives, Ntfombi Tfwala. He was crowned as Mswati III, Ingwenyama and King of Swaziland, on 25 April 1986 at the age of 18, thus becoming the youngest ruling monarch in the world at that time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mswati III has received more than 2,130,674 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Mswati III is the 6,025th most popular politician (up from 6,378th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Eswatini and the 2nd most popular Swazi Politician.

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Among politicians, Mswati III ranks 6,025 out of 15,710Before him are Glaucus of Corinth, Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure, Leonor Teles, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus, Şahin Giray, and Otto Hofmann. After him are Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Wang Qishan, Publius Mucius Scaevola, Lais of Corinth, Sitamun, and Prince Rahotep.

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Among people born in 1968, Mswati III ranks 33Before him are Marcel Desailly, Anastacia, Youri Djorkaeff, Zvonimir Boban, Oliver Bierhoff, and Aaron Eckhart. After him are Jim Caviezel, Ashley Judd, Sabrina Salerno, Lucy Lawless, Lisa Marie Presley, and Patricia Arquette.

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In Eswatini

Among people born in Eswatini, Mswati III ranks 3 out of 7Before him are Sobhuza II (1899) and Richard E. Grant (1957). After him are Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini (1942), Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini (1968), Sikhanyiso Dlamini (1987), and Bongani Khumalo (1987).

Among POLITICIANS In Eswatini

Among politicians born in Eswatini, Mswati III ranks 2Before him are Sobhuza II (1899). After him are Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini (1942), Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini (1968), and Sikhanyiso Dlamini (1987).