Sunday, September 23, 2012

Men With Most Wives

King Lukengu (Congo) with 800 wives
On the farthest fringes of the central Congo rain forest lives fat King Lukengu, monarch of the peace-loving Bakuba and their subject tribe, the Bakete. Far as he is from the fighting and feuding in the new republic's cities, King Lukengu has nonetheless been roughly handled by democracy. Reason: his 800 wives.
Step aside King Solomon, modern day playboy King Lukengu, monarch from Congo of the peace-loving Bakuba just dethroned you for world record of most wives, King Lukengu with 800 wives... Wow... His fat and happy. They sing his praises, dance at his orders, embroid the exquisite raffia tapestries on the walls of his jungle palace, and when he sneeze they applaud. as royal protocol prescribes. Yes, he' living the good life... and is our ultimate polygamist/playboy of our time. King Lukengu.

Ziona Chana (India) with 39 Wives
Ziona Chana From India 39 wives, 91 children, 33 grandchildren.The family lives in a in a mansion with 100 rooms in the Indian state of Mizoram, in the hills of Baktwang village. Chana also happens to be the head of a sect that allows him to have as many wives as he'd like.(Why am I not surprised?Lol) The wives even take turns with their husband.
Ziona Chana (64) content be included in the Guinness World Records as the man with the most wives. The man from the province of Mizoram, India, has 50 wives and 109 children. Number of family members Ziona almost a village then he raised himself as head Baktawng village, 90 km north of Aizawl, the capital of the province. Chana, who is said to marry more than 20 wives, died in 1997 and his sons carry on the family tradition.
Rinkmini, one of Mr Chana's wives who is 35 years old, said: 'We stay around him as he is the most important person in the house. He is the most handsome person in the village.

Bello Maasaba (Nigeria) has 107 wives
Bello Maasaba is now the talk of the people from all over the world. Bello Maasaba has a wife most 107 people. Currently he has aged 87 years. He currently lives with his wife 87 people. while 9 people his wife had died and 12 were divorced. Nigerian Muslims are outraged at faith healer Bello Masaba, who Newser reports has been marrying a new woman every few weeks for decades, resulting in a total of 107 wives and more than 5,000 family members.
"“I get a revelation from God telling me any woman I’m going to marry,” he says. Otherwise “I wouldn’t have gone beyond two.” He refuses to use medicine, and won’t let his wives or children use it, either. Coincidentally, around 50 of his 185 children are dead. “I didn’t feel annoyed or upset” when they died, he said, “because it’s God who gave them to me, and it’s God who takes them away.”"

Asentus Ogwella Akuku (Kenya) married over 100 wives
He married his first wife in 1939 and became a polygamist some 70 years ago at the age of 22. In his life Akuku married over 100 wives, divorced 85 on grounds of their infidelity and sired 160 children. He outlived 12 of his wives, marrying the last one in 1992.

With 130 wives and 300 children, Akuku became a legend. His reputation exceeds the boundaries of Kenya. If there had been a gold medal of polygamy, he would certainly have won. Akuku died October 3, 2010, at the age of 94 years, having been married 130 times and have spawned some 300 children. In a country where life expectancy does not exceed 54 years, Akuku was predeceased by over thirty of his wives and 55 children. I was in 1939 when Asentus Ogwella Akuku nicknamed danger married once in her village in Ndhiwa district, 370 kilometers west of Nairobi, not far from Victoria Lake.

Sunday morning, October 3, 2010, Akuku collapsed and was rushed to the hospital. When he arrived at the provincial hospital at 2 am, Akuku died of diabetes suffered.
His death left the story of one of the largest polygamist recorded history. One granddaughter, Maureen Ochido said, "My grandfather was a very friendly and caring that is often misunderstood." And his family meet funeral march.

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