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Rasoherina, Queen of Madagascar, 1814-1868


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  • Variants

    • Rabodo, Queen of Madagascar, 1814-1868
    • Rabodo-Rasohéry, Queen of Madagascar, 1814-1868
    • Rabodozanakandriana, 1814-1868
    • Rasohéry-Mandjaka, Queen of Madagascar, 1814-1868
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1814
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1868-04-01
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Madagascar
    • Gender

        Females
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Madagascar--Kings and rulers
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    • Sources

      • found: Le monde illustré, date not provided [1863]:page 37 (Rabodo-Rasohéry, proclamée reine de Madagascar; la nouvelle reine de Madagascar; le roi Radama II n'est plus; la nouvelle reine Rabodo; Rasohéry-Mandjaka, which in the Malagasy language means "belle-forte-souveraine")
      • found: Wikipedia, March 7, 2019(Rasoherina; born 1814 in Rovan' Ambatomanoina, Fokontany of Masombahiny; died 1 April 1868, Amboditsiry; born Princess Rabodozanakandriana; niece of Queen Ranavalona I; as a young woman she married Raharolahy (Raharola), a statesman who held several government positions; they divorced in 1847, and she was married to Ranavalona's son and heir, Rakoto; when he succeeded his mother in 1861 as King Radama II, she was crowned with him as queen consort, a role she held for two years before Radama II's ostensible assassination; the day of his believed death, she was invited to succeed to the throne on the condition that she sign a contract creating a constitutional monarchy with real ruling power in the hands of the Prime Minister; Rabodo was crowned on 13 May 1863 under the throne name of Rasoherina; political marriage with the Prime Minister, Rainivoninahitriniony, who she deposed a year later, appointing his younger brother Rainilaiarivony as Prime Minister and contracting a political marriage with him; she and Rainilaiarivony defeated a succession conspiracy; she died four days later, on 1 April 1868)
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      • 2019-03-07: new
      • 2019-03-09: revised
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