33 min

The Slave Who Became A King, Zumbi Anthology of Heroes History

    • Society & Culture

Zumbi was a descendant of Angolan royalty who was enslaved and sent to Brazil. He led a guerrilla war against the Portuguese, and built a city deep within the Amazon rainforest for runaway slaves.
His war was so successful, that the King of Portugal himself was reduced to writing to the former slave to beg for clemency!
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Attributions/Notes:
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Zumbi was a descendant of Angolan royalty who was enslaved and sent to Brazil. He led a guerrilla war against the Portuguese, and built a city deep within the Amazon rainforest for runaway slaves.
His war was so successful, that the King of Portugal himself was reduced to writing to the former slave to beg for clemency!
Join the Anthology on Instagram for extra content about this and future episodes!
https://www.instagram.com/anthologyofheroes/
Attributions/Notes:
https://anthologyofheroespodcast.com/angola/

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33 min

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