19. King Litia Yeta III, CBE (1916 - 1945)

30 October 2014
  • He was born in 1871 at Likapai.
  • He was bestowed with the title of the Commander of the British Empire, CBE, c. 01st January, 1946.
  • He ascended to the throne on 13th March, 1916.
  • He attended the Coronation Ceremony of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey in London in 1937.
  • He established Limulunga as the winter capital in 1930.
  • He founded Naliele sub-capital in Mankoya (Kaoma) District under Senior Chief Mwanawina; and Nawinda sub-capital established under Senior Chief Kufuna in Balovale District.
  • It was during his rule when Balovale (Zambezi) District was detached from Barotseland in 1940.
  • He relinquished the throne on 20th June, 1945 owing to ill heath.
  • His capital was Lealui
  • His regiment was Imutakela
  • His Ngambela was Mataa-wa-Ndiku, Munalula Mbangweta, Namakando Wina
  • His shrine is in Mulumbo

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