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Kato Kintu Kakulukuku
early 14th Century) was the first Kabaka
Kabaka is the title of the king of the Kingdom of Buganda. According to the traditions of the Baganda they are ruled by two kings, one spiritual and the other material....
(king) of the Kingdom of Buganda
Buganda is a subnational kingdom within Uganda. The kingdom of the Ganda people, Buganda is the largest of the traditional kingdoms in present-day Uganda, comprising all of Uganda's Central Region, including the Ugandan capital Kampala, with the exception of the disputed eastern Kayunga District...
. Kato Kintu is not to be confused with Kintu
Kintu is a mythological figure who appears in a legend of the Baganda of Uganda as a creation myth. According to this legend, Kintu was the first person on earth, the father of all people.-Myth:...
, the first person on the earth
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according to Buganda legend. Kato Kintu gave himself the name Kintu
, a name that he knew the Baganda associated with the father of all people.
Claim to the throne
Kintu created the kingdom of Buganda by forcefully taking over the five (5) clans that lived in the region. To signify his victory over a clan, he would sleep in the conquered leader's home; tradition says that Buganda was the name of the first house that he slept in after his victory over Bbemba and his tribe. Buganda was later used to refer to the entire area he subdued.
Kabaka Kintu was married to Nambi Nantuttululu, his chief wife, daughter of Bakazirwendo, of the Ngeye clan.
He is reported to have fathered five (5) children, four sons and one daughter:
- Prince (Omulangira) Lukedi, Chief of Bukedi
- Prince (Omulangira) Winyi, Chief of Kibulala (allegedly Winyi I, Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara).
- Prince Winyi married Lady Wannyana, his chief wife, sister of Balitema Kajubi, Chief of Kasujju, a Muhima. Together they had two children: (a) Princess (Omumbejja) Musenyu, Chiefess of Kyeeya; the eldest child and (b) Prince (Omulangira) Ntembe, Chief of Busoga
- Prince (Omulangira) Mulanga Kimera, a great hunter who worked iron and introduced the Baganda
The Ganda are an ethnic group native to Buganda, a subnational kingdom within Uganda. Traditionally comprising 52 tribes the Ganda have a rich history and culture...
to eat meat
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- Kabaka Chwa I Nabakka
Chwa I Nabakka was Kabaka of the Kingdom of Buganda. He reigned during the mid 14th century. He was the second Kabaka of Buganda.-Claim to the throne:...
, Kabaka of Buganda, who reigned in the mid 14th century.
- Princess (Omumbejja) Nang'oma, Chiefess of Buluuli