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Kofi Osei Tutu I was the fist ruler of post-fiyasse Asanteman. Details about his life are varried but we know he was a born in to the nobility of the oyoko clan some say his parents were brought to Denkyra's ( the ruling power at the time) court. By the time he was around his late 20's he was ready to was the Kumasemanhene and ready to fight against denkyra with the help of his second in comand Akomfo Anokye, the reason was the increasing taxes on the smaller kindoms that Denkyra ruled over. Asanteman won in the decisive Battle of Fyasse. He did around 1717 at age 57

osei_kofi_tutu_i.txt · Last modified: 2019/11/02 18:12 by koppong