How a Beautiful African Princess Became Queen Victoria’s Goddaughter

Sara Forbes Bonetta — an African princess became a gift

Photo Credit | BBC | by Artist Hanna Uzor

Sarah Forbes Bonetta led an adventurous life. Born as an African princess to the Yoruba people in 1843, her parents named her Omoba Aina. Her noble title saved her from the harsh conditions of enslavement. Nevertheless, King Gezo led his troops to capture…

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