Tuesday, 1 June 2010
Death of the Prince Imperial
Today in 1879 the Prince Imperial was killed by Zulus - a tragic end to a dynasty. Watch a slideshow based on his life here. It's a strange tale of a determined young man putting himself in harm's way - if you don't know the story it's worth taking the time to read the wiki as it is a great subject. Ironically the Zulus later said that they would not have killed him if they knew who he was...
(Article here by Rene Chartrand on the subject).