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* Shango has also appeared in the DC Universe Firestorm #95.
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* Shango has also appeared in the [[DCDP: Shango (New Earth)|DC Universe]]. ([[DCDP: Firestorm Vol 2 95|Firestorm #95]])
 
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* His name is pronounced 'shahn-GO'.<ref>Joba Molei Anderson (2010). 'The Horsemen: Divine Intervention #1'. Griot Enterprises.</ref>
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* In oral tradition Shango was once a successful but violent<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shango] ''Shango'' Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia</ref> Alaafin (means 'owner of the palace' or overlord)<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oyo_Empire] '''Oyo Empire''' Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia</ref> of the West African Oyo Empire.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rulers_of_the_Yoruba_state_of_Oyo] '''List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Oyo''' Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia</ref>
 
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Shango is one of the Loa descended from the Orishas, a race of extra-dimensional beings still worshiped as a god by the Ifa Yoruba religion of Nigeria, Santeria religion of the Caribbean and Candomble of Brazil.

Powers

Powers: Shango is a diviner and can predict the future. He is a dispenser and defender of justice

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Abilities: Shango can expand his size infinitely at will.

Equipment: Shango wields an axe, and is the counterpart to Thor
Transportation: No known transportation.
Weapons: The Axe, and the Thunderbolt



  • His name is pronounced 'shahn-GO'.[1]
  • In oral tradition Shango was once a successful but violent[2] Alaafin (means 'owner of the palace' or overlord)[3] of the West African Oyo Empire.[4]

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Footnotes

  1. Joba Molei Anderson (2010). 'The Horsemen: Divine Intervention #1'. Griot Enterprises.
  2. [1] Shango Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  3. [2] Oyo Empire Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  4. [3] List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Oyo Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  5. Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z hardcover Vol. 14



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