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us: Njoya, Sultan of Bamoun, 1876?-1933


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    • us: Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya, 1876?-1933
    • us: Ibrahim Njoya, Sultan of Bamoun, 1876?-1933
    • us: Ngoya Ibrahim, 1876?-1933
    • us: Njoya, Ibrahim, 1876?-1933
    • us: Njoya, Ibrahim Mbombo, 1876?-1933
    • us: Njoya, Ibrahim Mbouombouo, King of Bamum, 1876?-1933
    • us: Njoya, King of Bamoun, 1876?-1933
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1876?
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1933-05-30
    • Death Place

        Yaoundé (Cameroon)
    • Associated Locale

        Cameroon
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        nic
    • Associated Language

        Bamun
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  • Sources

    • found: Images from Bamum, 1988: CIP t.p. (King Njoya, Cameroon, West Africa)
    • found: Historical dictionary of Cameroon, 1974: p. 89 (Njoya, Sultan, 1876?-1933; Sultan of Bamoun, reigned 1890-1931)
    • found: LC data base, 3/22/88 (hdg.: Njoya, Sultan of the Bamun, d. 1933)
    • found: N̳ga nsapn̳gam, recueil de proverbes bamum, 1987: t.p. (roi Njoya Ibrahim) p. p. 3 (d. 1933, Yaoundé)
    • found: Les dessins bamum, c1997: p. 4 of cover (le Sultan bamum Ibrahim Njoya)
    • found: Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya, 2012: p. 8 (Njoya, b. around 1867) p. 9 (4 years old at the time of his father's death; his mother oversaw interregnum until 1882 when he assumed the throne at age 15; le roi Njoya; le sultan Njoya; invented Shumom writing system; exiled to Yaoundé in 1931, died there at age 66, May 30, 1933)
    • found: Wikipedia, Feb. 21, 2014 Ibrahim Njoya; King Ibrahim Mbouombouo Njoya (1860-1933); ruler, intellectual, and innovator; 17th in a dynasty that ruled over Bamum in western Cameroon; ruled from 1886 or 1887 until his death in 1933)
    • found: Royaume Bamoun website, viewed Feb. 21, 2014: histoire (le roi Njoya (1876-1933); began to govern around 1892-1896 at about age 19)
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    • 1988-03-25: new
    • 2015-10-09: revised
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