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INSPIRATORS I

Those who have enlighten the path

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gallery Part I - From the Beginning of Time to 1900

Founders of African culture and world civilization. First Pharaohs and Kings. Builders of countries and empires. Liberators from oppression.

Through them we walk a better path.

PTAH

From the beginning to the end

Ptah embodies the creative primal power of the multiverse, all gods and the 'earthly' world through the power of his thoughts and the words spoken from them.

RA

From the beginning to the end

Ra embodies the sun, which gives energy to all living things and brings all things to light. Ruler of order, kings and the sky. Possesses the gift of assuming the forms of other gods.

MA'AT

From the beginning to the end

She embodies the maintenance of cosmic order, truth and justice. These values are normative for pharaohs, with a view to the stability and prosperity of society.

IMHOTEP

Around 2655 - 2600 BCE

Imhotep (he who comes in peace) was 1st minister and counselor to pharaoh Djoser. He was also architect of the first pyramids, writer of medical works and high priest of Ptah and Ra.

YEMAYA

Since nature has been here

According to tradition, she rules over the waters. She protected our ancestors during the forced "middle passage" across the ocean from Africa to the New World.

YOUR (PRE)PARENTS

From the beginning to the end

Our (pre)parents were forced to make the crossing to the 'new world' and Europe. They have sacrificed a lot so that we can now say: 'I am aware, I am African'.

CONSCIOUS SPEAKERS

Since we communicate - Until the end

All persons who have made you more aware through conversations, actions, images and texts. From the classmate and friend, uncle or niece, to that one speaker during a lecture.

PHARAOH MENES

Around 3100 BCE

He merged the Upper Kemet  and Lower Kemet areas to form the 1st Dynasty, with Memphis as its capital. He introduced government policy and legislation.

PHARAOH HATSHEPSUT

Around 1507 - 1458 BCE

The second and most successful female pharaoh. She restored Kemet's strength and wealth, both culturally and economically. She ordered the realization of many buildings.

PHARAOH RAMSES II

About 1300 - 1213 BCE

Possibly the greatest pharaoh of all time. He led a strong government and flourishing society. He was a great general and builder (including Abu Simbel).

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HANNIBAL BARCA

247 - 183 BCE

General from wealthy Carthage who defeated the Romans and laid siege to Rome for 15 years. He had previously traveled through Spain and across the Alps with thousands of soldiers, horses and elephants.

MANSA MUSA I

1312 - 1337

He is sometimes called 'the richest man'. He built trade centers and universities. He established various moral values for government and institutions. Timbuktu was the capital.

KING SONNI ALI BER

Unknown - 1492

King and spiritual leader of the Songhai Empire, the largest African empire ever. He did this with the clever use of trade and diplomatic treaties.

QUEEN AMINA

1576 - 1610

Queen and General of Zazzau. She won many battles and made her country prosperous and strong. She set up trade routes and kola nut cultivation and built fortress walls (the Amina Walls).

QUEEN NZINGHA

1583 - December 17, 1663

She liberated N'Dongo, Matamba and Luanda from the Portuguese and merged them into a country, precursor of present-day Angola. She was general to many female commanders.

TULA

Unknown - October 3, 1795

He was the leader of the largest slave revolt (2000 men) in the history of Curaçao. He was well organized and informed, spoke several languages and was skilled in rhetoric.

JEAN-JACQUES DESSAILINES

September 20, 1758 - October 17,

1806

He was the leader of the Haitian Revolution, which led to the abolition of slavery and the establishment of the Republic of Haiti. It was the first nation run by ex-enslaved people.

HARRIET TUBMAN

1823 - March 10, 1913

She has helped at least 70 enslaved escape on an estimated 13 journeys, inspiring others to do the same. They took advantage of the secret network known as the Underground Railroad.

INSPIRATORS I

Those who have enlighten the path

 

Gallery Part I - From the Beginning of Time to 1900

Founders of African culture and world civilization. First Pharaohs and Kings. Builders of countries and empires. Liberators from oppression.

Through them we walk a better path.

PTAH

From the beginning to the end

Ptah embodies the creative primal power of the multiverse, all gods and the 'earthly' world through the power of his thoughts and the words spoken from them.

RA

From the beginning to the end

Ra embodies the sun, which gives energy to all living things and brings all things to light. Ruler of order, kings and the sky. Possesses the gift of assuming the forms of other gods.

MA'AT

From the beginning to the end

She embodies the maintenance of cosmic order, truth and justice. These values are normative for pharaohs, with a view to the stability and prosperity of society.

IMHOTEP

Around 2655 - 2600 BCE

Imhotep (he who comes in peace) was 1st minister and counselor to pharaoh Djoser. He was also architect of the first pyramids, writer of medical works and high priest of Ptah and Ra.

YEMAYA

Since nature has been here

According to tradition, she rules over the waters. She protected our ancestors during the forced "middle passage" across the ocean from Africa to the New World.

YOUR (PRE)PARENTS

From the beginning to the end

Our (pre)parents were forced to make the crossing to the 'new world' and Europe. They have sacrificed a lot so that we can now say: 'I am aware, I am African'.

CONSCIOUS SPEAKERS

Since we communicate - Until the end

All persons who have made you more aware through conversations, actions, images and texts. From the classmate and friend, uncle or niece, to that one speaker during a lecture.

PHARAOH MENES

Around 3100 BCE

He merged the Upper Kemet  and Lower Kemet areas to form the 1st Dynasty, with Memphis as its capital. He introduced government policy and legislation.

PHARAOH HATSHEPSUT

Around 1507 - 1458 BCE

The second and most successful female pharaoh. She restored Kemet's strength and wealth, both culturally and economically. She ordered the realization of many buildings.

PHARAOH RAMSES II

About 1300 - 1213 BCE

Possibly the greatest pharaoh of all time. He led a strong government and flourishing society. He was a great general and builder (including Abu Simbel).

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HANNIBAL BARCA

247 - 183 BCE

General from wealthy Carthage who defeated the Romans and laid siege to Rome for 15 years. He had previously traveled through Spain and across the Alps with thousands of soldiers, horses and elephants.

MANSA MUSA I

1312 - 1337

He is sometimes called 'the richest man'. He built trade centers and universities. He established various moral values for government and institutions. Timbuktu was the capital.

KING SONNI ALI BER

Unknown - 1492

King and spiritual leader of the Songhai Empire, the largest African empire ever. He did this with the clever use of trade and diplomatic treaties.

QUEEN AMINA

1576 - 1610

Queen and General of Zazzau. She won many battles and made her country prosperous and strong. She set up trade routes and kola nut cultivation and built fortress walls (the Amina Walls).

QUEEN NZINGHA

1583 - December 17, 1663

She liberated N'Dongo, Matamba and Luanda from the Portuguese and merged them into a country, precursor of present-day Angola. She was general to many female commanders.

TULA

Unknown - October 3, 1795

He was the leader of the largest slave revolt (2000 men) in the history of Curaçao. He was well organized and informed, spoke several languages and was skilled in rhetoric.

JEAN-JACQUES DESSAILINES

September 20, 1758 - October 17, 1806

He was the leader of the Haitian Revolution, which led to the abolition of slavery and the establishment of the Republic of Haiti. It was the first nation run by ex-enslaved people.

HARRIET TUBMAN

1823 - March 10, 1913

She has helped at least 70 enslaved escape on an estimated 13 journeys, inspiring others to do the same. They took advantage of the secret network known as the Underground Railroad.

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