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(1842–1916) (also known as Lubosi Lewanika
or Lewanika I
) was the Lozi Litunga
(king or paramount chief) of Barotseland
from 1878 to 1916 (with a break in 1884-5). A detailed, although biased, description of King 'Lubossi' (the spelling used) can be found in the Portuguese explorer Alexandre de Serpa Pinto's 1878-1879 travel narrative Como eu atravessei a África
(How I Crossed Africa
, in English translation). (Full article...