Kings of Uganda

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Date Name Life span
Ankole (Title: Omugabe)
c.1699 - c. 1727 Natare IV Kitabanyoro b. .... d. ....
c.1727 - c.1755 Macwa b. .... d. ....
c.1755 - 17.. Rwabirere b. .... d. ....
17.. - 17.. Karara b. .... d. ....
17..- 17.. Karaiga b. .... d. ....
17.. - c.1775 Kahaya I b. .... d. c.1775
1783? - .... Nyakashaija b. .... d. ....
.... - .... Bwarenga b. .... d. ....
.... - 1811 Rwebishengye b. .... d. ....
1811 - 18.. Kayungu b. .... d. ....
18.. - 18... Rwanga (Regent) b. .... d. ....
18.. - 1839 Gasyonga I b. .... d. c.1839
1839 - 1867 Mutambuka b. .... d. 1867
1867 Mukwenda (Regent) b. .... d. ....
1867 - 1895 Ntare V Rugingiza b. .... d. 1895
1895 - 1897 Kahitsi (Regent) b. .... d. ....
1897 - 10 Oct 1944 Edward Sulemani Kahaya II (b. 18.. - d. 1944)
1944 - 8 Sep 1967 Charles Godfrey Rutahaba (b. 1910 - d. 1979)
8 Sep 1967 - 20 Nov 1993 Post abolished
.... - Apr. 1979 (in exile) Gasyonga II b. .... d. 1979
Apr. 1979 - 1993 (in exile) Ntare VI b. .... d. 1993
20 Nov 1993 - John Patrick Barigye Rutashijuka (b. 1940)
Buganda (Title: Kabaka)


[edit] See also

Kings (title Kabaka) .... - .... Tebandeke .... - .... Ndawula .... - .... Kagulu 17.. - 17.. Kikulwe 17.. - 17.. Mawanda 1740 - 1741 Mwanga I 1741 - 1750 Namugala 1750 - 1780 Kyabaggu Kabinuli (d. c.1780) 1780 - 1796 Jjunju Ssendegeya (d. 1796) 1796 - 1814 Ssemakookiro Wasajja Nabbunga (d. 1814) 1814 - 1836 Kamaanya Kadduwamala Mukasa (d. 1836) 1836 - Oct 1856 Ssuuna II Kalema Migeekyamye (b. c.1800 - d. 1856) Oct 1856 - 24 Oct 1884 Mukaabya Mutesa I Kayiira (b. c.1837 - d. 1884) 24 Oct 1884 - 10 Sep 1888 Mwanga II Basammula-Ekkere (b. 1867 - d. 1903)

                            (1st time)

10 Sep 1888 - 21 Oct 1888 Mutebi (II) Kiwewa (d. 1889) 21 Oct 1888 - 5 Oct 1889 Kalema Muguluma (d. 1890)

5 Oct 1889 -  9 Aug 1897  Mwanga II Basammula-Ekkere         (s.a.)
                            (2nd time)

14 Aug 1897 - 22 Nov 1939 Daudi Cwa II (b. 1896 - d. 1939) 1898 - 5 Aug 1914 Apolo Kagwa -Regent (b. 1869? - d. 1927) 23 Nov 1939 - 30 Nov 1953 Edward Mutebi Mutesa II (1st time) (b. 1924 - d. 1969)

                            "King Freddie" 
                            (in exile 30 Nov 1953 - 1955)

30 Nov 1953 - 8 Dec 1953 Paulo Kavuma -Regent

8 Dec 1953 - 19 Oct 1955  Regency
                          - Paulo Kavuma
                          - Latimer Mpagi

19 Oct 1955 - 24 May 1966 Edward Mutebi Mutesa II (2nd time) (s.a.)

                            (in U.K. exile to 21 Nov 1969)

24 May 1966 - 8 Sep 1967 Vacant

8 Sep 1967 - 24 Jul 1993  Post Abolished

24 Jul 1993 - Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II (b. 1955)

                            (in exile 21 Nov 1969 - 1993)

Prime ministers (title Katikkiro) [with Tebandeke] Mujambula [with Ndawula] Nsobya [with Kagulu] Ntambi [with Kikulwe] Mawuuba [with Kikulwe] Nakiyenje [with Kikulwe] Nakikofu 1740? - 1741 Ssebanakitta 1741 - 1750 Kagali 1750 - 17.. Kabinuli 17.. - 1780 Lugoloobi 1780 - 17.. Ssendegeya 17.. - 17.. Mayembe 17.. - 1797 Kagenda 1797 - .... Nabbunga .... - .... Ssekayiba .... - .... Nabembezi 1814? Kadduwamala 18.. - 18.. Katimpa 18.. - 18.. Kafumbirwango 18.. - 18.. Kimoga 18.. - 1832 Ssebuko 1832 - 18.. Migeekyamye 1856? Kayiira 18.. - 18.. Kisomose 18.. - 18.. Mayanja 18.. - 18.. Mulere 1884? Mukasa (d. 1888) 1888 Nnyonyintono 1888 - 1889 Muguluma 1898? - 1914? Apolo Kagwa (s.a.) 19.. - 19.. Kisosonkole 1938? - 1941 Martin Luther Nsibirwa (1st time) (d. 1945) 1941 - 1945 Samwiri Wamala 1945 Martin Luther Nsibirwa (2nd time) (s.a.) 1953? - 1955 Paulo Kavuma Sep 1955 - 18 Nov 1964 Michael Kintu (b. 1900?) 18 Nov 1964 - Apr 1966 Jehoash Mayanja Nkangi (1st time) (b. 1931) 1966 - 1993 Post Abolished 1993 - 1994 Jehoash Mayanja Nkangi (2nd time) (s.a.) 1994 - 28 Dec 2005 Joseph Ssemwogerere 28 Dec 2005 - 13 Feb 2007 Daniel "Dan" Muliika (b. 1943) 13 Feb 2007 - Emmanuel Ssendaula (interim)

Bunyoro-Kitara

[Bunyoro flag]

Map of Bunyoro-Kitara

Capital: Hoima (Mparo c.1896; Masindi c.1850)

Population: 2,424,000 (1995)

c.1400 Bunyoro-Kitara founded. 30 Jun 1896 Bunyoro-Kitara a British protectorate

8 Sep 1967                Kingdom abolished.

24 Jul 1993 Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara restored.

Kings (title Okumaka) .... - .... Kyebambe I Omuzikiya .... - c.1710 Winyi III Ruguruka c.1710 - 17.. Kyebambe II Bikaju 17.. - 1731 Olimi III Isamna (d. 1731) 1731 - 1782 Duhaga I Cwa Mujwiga (d. 1782) 1782 - 1786 Olimi IV Kasoma (d. 1786) 1786 - 1835 Kyebambe III Nyamutukura (d. 1835) 1835 - 1848 Nyabongo II Mugenyi (d. 1848) 1848 - 1852 Olimi V Rwakabale (d. 1852) 1852 - 1869 Kyebambe IV Kamurasi (b. c.1822 - d. 1869) 1869 Tibulihwa -Regent 1869 - 1873 Cwa II Kabalega (1st time) (b. c.1853 - d. 1923) 1869 - 1873 Kabigumire (in rebellion) (d. 1873) 1873 Olimi VI Kabugungu (d. 1873) 1873 - 3 Apr 1898 Cwa II Kabalega (2nd time) (s.a.)

3 Apr 1898 - 17 Sep 1902  Karukara Kitahimbwa                (b. 1887 - d. 19..)
                            (from Feb 1899, Yosiya William Karukara Kitahimbwa)
                            (in Seychelles exile Apr 1899 - 1900)

17 Sep 1902 - 30 Mar 1924 Andereya Bisereko Duhaga II (b. 1882 - d. 1924) 12 Apr 1924 - 8 Sep 1967 Tito Gafabusa Kabalega Winyi IV (b. 1883 - d. 1971)

                            (in exile until 1971)
8 Sep 1967 - 11 Jun 1994  Post Abolished

11 Jun 1994 - Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I (b. 1949)

                            (in exile 1971 - 1994)

Prime ministers (title Katikiro) 1994 - 6 Feb 1999 Yoramu R. Barongo

6 Feb 1999 - Jun 2001     Israel Kamanyire Ndahura 

Jun 2001 - Jan 2002 Leonard Kitaribara (acting) Jan 2002 - 2 Dec 2006 Erisa Kagoro Byenkya

2 Dec 2006 -              Aliba Kiiza   

Tooro (Toro)


[Tooro (Toro) flag to 1960]

               c.1891 - 1960


[Tooro (Toro) flag]

      1960 - 1967; Re-adopted 1993

Map of Tooro

Capital: Fort Portal

Population: 1,421,000 (1995)

1822 Kingdom of Tooro 1876 - 1891 Incorporated into Bunyoro-Kitara. 14 Aug 1891 Kingdom of Tooro restored. 30 Jun 1896 Tooro a British protectorate. 1893 - 1894 Incorporated into Bunyoro-Kitara. 1894 Kingdom of Tooro restored. 26 Jun 1900 Tooro a British protectorate.

8 Sep 1967                Kingdom abolished.

24 Jul 1993 Kingdom of Tooro restored.

Kings (title Omukama) 1822 - 186. Olimi I Kaboyo I 186. - 186. Ruhaga Kazana 18.. - 1870 Kyebambe I Nyaika (1st time) (d. 1872) 1870 - 1871 Rukidi I Kato 1871 - 1872 Kyebambe I Nyaika (2nd time) (s.a.) 1872 - 187. Olimi II Mukabirere 187. - 187. Kyebambe II Mukarusa 187. - 187. Rukidi II Isingoma 187. - 187. Kyebambe III Rububi (1st time) 187. - 187. Incorporated into Bunyoro-Kitara 187. - 187. Nyamuyonjo Kakende (1st time) 187. - 187. Katere 187. - 187. Kyebambe III Rububi (2nd time) 187. - 1876 Nyamuyonjo Kakende (2nd time) 1876 - 14 Aug 1891 Incorporated into Bunyoro-Kitara 14 Aug 1891 - 1893 Kasagama Kyebambe IV (1st time) (b. c.1874 - d. 1928) 1893 - 1894 Incorporated into Bunyoro-Kitara 1894 - 31 Dec 1928 Kasagama Kyebambe IV (2nd time) (s.a.) 29 Jan 1929 - 21 Dec 1965 George David Matthew Kamurasi (b. 1904 - d. 1965)

                            Rukidi III 
2 Mar 1966 -  8 Sep 1967  Patrick David Matthew Rwamuhokya   (b. 1945 - d. 1995)
                            Olimi III Kaboyo II (1st time) 
8 Sep 1967 - 27 Jul 1993  Post Abolished

27 Jul 1993 - 26 Aug 1995 Patrick David Matthew Rwamuhokya (s.a.)

                            Olimi III Kaboyo II (2nd time) 

13 Sep 1995 - Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV (b. 1992) 13 Sep 1995 - Dec 2002 Regency

                          - John Sanyu Katuramu (to 2000)
                          - James Rabwooni
                          - Thomas Kisembo

Dec 2002 - Regency

                          - Isaya Kalya
                          - Oswald Ndolerire
                          - Zaverio Byabagambi

Prime ministers (title Omuhikirwa) 1993? - 21 Jun 2000 John Sanyu Katuramu Jul 2000 - 5 Jan 2001 Zaverio Byabagambi (acting)

5 Jan 2001 -  2 Dec 2006  Stephen Nyabongo Rwakijuma         (b. 1962)
                            (acting to 18 Nov 2001)
2 Dec 2006 -              Steven Irumba   

Rwenzururu

[Rwenzururu flag]

                     1963 - 1982

26 Jun 1900 Part of the Tooro kingdom. 13 Feb 1963 Bakonjo-Baamba peoples of the Rwenzori mountains

                            declare their independence from Tooro as
                            Rwenzururu Kingdom (not recognized).

15 Aug 1982 Reversal of unilateral declaration of independence. Mar 1994 Senior members of the Rwenzururu movement officially

                            acknowledge the restored king of Tooro.

Kings (title Omusinga) 29 Jun 1963 - 2 Sep 1966 Isaya Mukirania (d. 1966) 19 Oct 1966 - 15 Aug 1982 Charles Wesley Mumbere (b. 1952)

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