Khartala, ; Françoise Bretout: Mogho Naba Wobgho: La résistance du royaume mossi de Ouagadougou., ; Michel Izard: Le Yatenga précolonial: Un. Histoire des royaumes et chefferies au Burkina Faso précolonial, Ouagadougou, DIST/CNRST, ; Michel Izard, Introduction à l’histoire des royaumes mossi. Author: Jeanne-Marie Kambou-Ferrand. Edition/Format: Article: French. Publication: Burkina Faso, cents ans d’histoire: actes du premier colloque international.

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Only for broadband internet. Binger travelled from Dakar to the Ivory Coast at the end of the 19 th century. Following Oubri, centralization and small-scale expansion of the kingdoms were the primary tasks. Princess Yennega was the beloved daughter of king whose kingdom was located in the modern Ghana. He initially believed she was a man but one day she revealed that she was a woman and the two married.

By the 18th century, the Mossi kingdoms had increased significantly in terms of economic and military power in mpssi region.

But she ran away from home, riding a stallion. Cette expression donna son nom au chef-lieu de cercle actuel. Naba Kom II, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


On entend souvent la phrase suivante: Pages using infobox country with unknown parameters Former country articles categorised by government type Burkina Faso articles missing geocoordinate data All articles needing coordinates. In Ouagadougou, the king created an Iman who was allowed to deliver readings of the Qur’an to the royalty in exchange for recognizing the genealogical power of the king. Ses devises principales furent: The rulers’ naam and the support of tenga were connected in a two-way dimension of power in society.


Historian will make the difference between the man and the myth. Writing a Burkina history in an HTML page is an ambitious project, so ambitious that this page is limited to a few stories.

The origins of the Mossi state are claimed by one prominent oral tradition to come from when a Mamprusi princess left the city of Gambaga because of a dispute with her father. Il opta pour Doulougou. Under the fifth ruler, Komdimie circatwo revolutions were started by members of the Ouagadougou dynasty with the establishment of the Kingdom of Yatenga to the north and the establishment of the Kingdom of Rizim.

Unfortunately, it has never been translated. Les devises initiales de Naba Sawadogo furent: Les cicatrices distinctives du peuple mossi datent de Naba Oubri.

Ses deux principales devises furent: Naba Boukari Koutou dit Wobgo. The Ouagadougou dynasty retained control in Ouagadougoubut the mosis kingdoms established by the sons of Wedraogo retained independence in Tenkodogo, Fada N’gourma, and Zondoma.

In addition, although they had initially resisted Islamic imposition and retained independence from the main Islamic states of West Africa, there began to be a sizable number of Muslims living in the kingdom.

Foreign trade relations increased significantly throughout Africa with significant connections to the Fula kingdoms and the Mali Empire. However, the French in entered the area and renounced the treaty of protection to conquer the Mossi Kingdom and royaumf it part of the Upper Volta colony. Zoungrana and Pouitenga had a son, Oubri, who further expanded the kingdom by conquering the Kibissi and some Gurunsi tribes.


Les captifs affranchis constituaient une force importante dans l’empire mossi. However, he was one of the very first European to visit the Mosse kingdom in Ouagadougou. Il leur confia en particulier le soin de rendre la justice selon la coutume.

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La tradition se conserva et il n’y eut plus jamais de famines. He finds a well organized kingdom, a king whose polocy is much less naive than what is usually believed about Africa in that time This story is available in French on the French National Libray BNF site PDF, but as it is a fac simile it’s heavy and takes time to download. Centralization of the political and military powers of the kingdoms begin in the 13th century and led to conflicts between the Mossi kingdoms and many of the other powerful states in the region.

Ideology and the Formation of Early States. The king participated in two great festivals, one focused on the genealogy of the royal lineage in order to increase their naam and another of sacrifices to tenga.