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Adam Kok III

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Preceded by  Adam Kok II
Great-grandparents  Adam Kok I
Grandparents  Cornelius Kok I
Parents  Adam Kok II
Name  Adam III

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Relations  Adam Kok II (father), Adam Kok (grandfather)
Died  1875, Umzimkhulu, South Africa

Adam Kok III (16 October 1811 - 30 December 1875) was a leader of the Griqua people in South Africa.

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The son of Adam Kok II, he grew up and was educated in the town of Philippolis in Transorangia (later to become known as Griqualand West). His father died in 1835 and, after a succession dispute with his older brother Abraham, Kok assumed the chieftainship in 1837.

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After a series of land disputes with the British colonial government and the Boer Republic of the Orange Free State, Kok and his followers decided to trek over the Drakensberg Mountain Range in 1861, where they founded Griqualand East.

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Kok was also responsible for establishing the capital of Griqualand East, Kokstad. He died on 30 December 1875 in Mzimkulu after falling off a cart in the mountains.

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References

Adam Kok III Wikipedia


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