King of Imerina
Born 1745

Ruling between 1787–1810, Andrianampoinimerina, born Ramboasalama or Ramboasalamarazaka at Ambohimanga around 1745, initiated the unification of [Madagascar Madagascar] under Merina rule and is considered one of the greatest military and political leaders in Madagascar history.… Read More

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1745 Birth Born in 1745.


1770 25 Years Old His mother's brother Andrianjafy was named Andriambelomasina's successor and was king of Imerina Avaradrano, the northern quadrant of the former Kingdom of Imerina, from 1770 to 1787. … Read More


1787 42 Years Old …  In 1787, when Ramboasalamarazaka was 42 years old, the conflict between the men reached a turning point: Andrianjafy decided to send a group of assassins to Ramboasalama's residence in Ambohimanga. … Read More
1794 49 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He shifted the kingdom's political capital back to Antananarivo in 1794.


1795 50 Years Old By 1795 he had gained the allegiance and submission of all the territories that had formed Imerina at its largest extent under Andriamasinavalona, effectively achieving the reunification of Imerina.
1800 55 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1800, he had absorbed several other previously independent sections of Imerina into his kingdom. … Read More


1810 65 Years Old Andrianampoinimerina died in the Mahitsielafanjaka house on the compound of the Rova of Antananarivo on 6 July 1810 at the age of 65, having fathered eleven sons and thirteen daughters by his many wives. … Read More
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