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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 2,418,559 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Mswati III is the 6,371st most popular politician (down from 6,019th 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 6,371 out of 15,577Before him are Mandukhai, Ceawlin of Wessex, Francisco Guterres, Sidonie of Poděbrady, Maria of Austria, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, and Édouard Balladur. After him are Eucleidas, Paul Durand-Ruel, Diponegoro, Isabella of France, Queen of Navarre, Kaliman I of Bulgaria, and Pons, Count of Tripoli.

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Among people born in 1968, Mswati III ranks 37Before him are Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein, Ashley Judd, Oliver Bierhoff, Brendan Fraser, Marc Anthony, and Youri Djorkaeff. After him are Lucy Lawless, Zvonimir Boban, Mateusz Morawiecki, Anastacia, Jim Caviezel, and Sam Rockwell.

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In Eswatini

Among people born in Eswatini, Mswati III ranks 3 out of 8Before him are Richard E. Grant (1957) and Sobhuza II (1899). After him are Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini (1942), Ntfombi of Eswatini (1950), 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), Ntfombi of Eswatini (1950), Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini (1968), and Sikhanyiso Dlamini (1987).