Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso (born June 2, 1976) is the Queen Consort of King Letsie III of Lesotho.
She was born as Anna Karabo Mots’oeneng in Mapoteng in the Berea District the eldest child of Thekiso Mots’oeneng and his wife ‘Makarabo. In 1990 Queen ‘Masenate enrolled at the Machabeng International College in Maseru and studied there until 1996. In 1997 she attended the National University of Lesotho and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.
In October 1999, two years into her studies, she became engaged to King Letsie III of Lesotho. They were married on February 18, 2000 in the Lesotho Capital of Maseru. The marriage was the first time in the history of modern Lesotho where a royal had married a commoner.
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