March 28, 2023

Cameroon King Fon Abumbi II Wives: Who is the man with 100 wives and 500 children, discussion around the world, inherited these queens!

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Polygamy is legalized in Cameroon
King Abumbi II ascended the throne after his father’s death in 1968.
There is also a tradition of marrying more than 1 woman in rural areas.

African Cameroon King, Abumbi II Wives: Even though there is a lot of noise about population control in the world, but still there are many countries where population control is a distant thing. There are reports of dozens of wives and hundreds of children. In front of them, the exercise being done regarding population control does not matter.

Even today, there are many countries in the world where still polygamy is legally recognized. Not only this, there are many countries where these laws are still prevalent and due to this, they are also working to take forward the traditions. Let’s talk about Cameroon, a country in Africa.

Talking about King Abumbi II (African King, Abumbi II) of Cameroon, today he is known as the king with 100 wives and 500 children. Actually, King Abumbi II took over the throne in 1968 after his father’s death. After the death of his father, after making his queens his wife, he has 100 wives. Abumbi II became king of Bafut in Cameroon after his father’s death. Abumbi II inherited 72 queens and their children from his late father. While he himself has done 28 marriages.

Let us tell that in the African country of Cameroon, it is customary to marry more than one woman. Any person can marry any number of times, for which no limit has been set.

According to media reports, it is a custom in Cameroon’s Bafut that when a king dies, then the king who takes over the throne there inherits all the queens of the dying king. After this trend, now Abumbi has about 100 wives and more than 500 children. Due to this, he remains in discussion in the world.

According to CNN’s report, people in South Africa’s Cameroon still have legal recognition of polygamy and there is a tradition of marrying more than 1 woman, especially in rural areas. King Abumbi (African Cameroon King, Abumbi II) is also known as the king with 100 wives and 500 children to maintain this tradition.

Let us tell that Abumbi II became the 11th Fon or King of Bafut in Cameroon after the death of his father in the year 1968. Abumbi II is now the husband of 100 wives and the father of 500 children, as there is no limit on marriages in Cameroon. Although all these wives have been inherited by him after the death of his father, who also has more than 500 children. Abumbi’s third wife Queen Constance says, ‘Behind every successful man there is a woman.’

He says, ‘Our tradition is that when you are the king, the older wives stay to hand over the tradition to the younger wives. Also, it is his responsibility to teach the tradition to the king because the king was a prince at that time. All the queens of King Abumbi II are proficient in many languages ​​and are also highly educated.

This palace is made of bamboo and nutgut but there is nothing left to build here. Although it has been rebuilt with solid bricks. In front of the palace complex are several stones marking the graves of those killed in the service of the Faun.

Looking back at its historical reign, the large royal family lives in the Bafut Palace in the middle of a sacred forest in the center of the city of Bafut in northwestern Cameroon. One of only two regions in Cameroon still governed by a traditional chief. More than 400 years ago, the Bafut, who originally came from the northern regions of Lake Chad, began to rule the region.

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