1915 - 1966 H.M. Mwami Mwambutsa IV Bangiricenge, King of Burundi. b. at Nyabitogi, 1912, younger son of H.E. Mutaga IV Mbikije, Sultan and Mwami of Burundi, by his second wife, Princess Ngenzahago, of the Munyagisaka clan, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 30th November 1915. Enthroned at Muramvya, 16th December 1915. Reigned under the Regency of Queen Nidi Ririkumutima, until he came of age and was invested with full ruling powers, 28th August 1929. Installed at Muramvya, 1931. Granted the style of His Majesty, 1958. Proclaimed as King of Burundi when Burundi became an independent constitutional monarchy, 1st July 1962. Founder and Grand Master of the Royal Orders of Rwagasore, Ruzinko and Karyenda on 1st July 1962. Appointed his only surviving son as Regent and entrusted him with full executive powers, 24th March 1966. Thereafter lived abroad, mostly in Switzerland. Deposed by General Micombero, in favour of his son the regent, 8th July 1966. Rcvd: GC of the Orders of Leopold (1.7.1962), and Leopold II (2.6.1955), and GO of the Order of the Star of Africa (1949), and 1940-45 Médaille de la'effort de guerre of Belgium (1950), Knt of the Order of the Seraphim of Sweden (1963), GC of the Orders of Merit of the Republic of Italy (1962), St Olav of Norway with collar (1963), etc. m. (first) at Gitega, 24th December 1930 (div. 16th June 1945), Umuganwakazi mutaga Thérèse Kanyonga, daughter of Umuganwa mutaga Joseph Menyo, of the Abasine clan, a direct descendent of Mwami Mutaga III Senyamwiza Mutamo, by his wife, Inabigendera. m. (second) at Gitega, 13th July 1946, H.M. Queen Baramparaye (b. at Rwesero, Mwaro Province, 1929; d. at Gitega, 11th February 2007), a direct descendent of Mwami Ntare I Kivimira Savuyimba Semunganzashamba Rushatsi Cambarantama, and daughter of Umuganwa ntare Mathias Ruhasha, from the Bakundo clan, by his wife, Bernadette Mucereza. He d. at Geneva, Switzerland, 1st May 1977, having had issue, two sons and two daughters:
1) H.R.H. Crown Prince (Umuganwa) Rudoviko [Louis] Rwagasore, Chief of Butanyerera. b. at the Ibwami, Gitega, 10th January 1932 (s/o Thérèse Kanyonga), educ. at Bukeye, Kanyinya and Gitega Primary Schs., Groupe Scolaire d'Astrida, Butare, Rwanda, Institut Universitaire des Territoires d'Outre-Mer, Antwerp. Installed as Paramount Chief of Buyenzi-South, 21st February 1959. Counsellor-General to UPRONA (l'Unité et du Progrès National) 1959-1961, Prime Minister September-October 1961. m. at Gitega, 12th September 1959, H.R.H. Crown Princess Marie-Rose, daughter of Ildephonse Ntamikevyo, sometime Governor and Mayor of Bujumbura, of Hutu extraction. He was k. at Usumbura, 13th October 1961 (bur. Gitega), having had issue, two daughters:
a) H.H. Princess (Umuganwakazi) Marie-Thérèse Rwagasore. b. at Gitega, June 1960. She d. from an adverse reaction to vaccination, at Gitega, November 1961.
2) H.R.H. Crown Prince (Umuganwa) Caroli Ndizeye, who succeeded as H.M. Mwami Ntare V Ndizeye, King of Burundi (s/o Baramparaye) - see below.
1) H.R.H. Princess (Umuganwakazi) Rosa Paula Iribagiza Mwambutsa. b. at the Ibwami, Gitega, 20th March 1934 (d/o Thérèse Kanyonga). Considered by some authorities to be Head of the Royal House of Burundi since the death of her father on 1st May 1977. m. (first) 1952, as his second wife (div.) H.E. Chief André Muhirwa, Chief of Busumanyi (b. at Murete, 1920), Prime Minister 1961-1963, son of Chief Mbanzabugabo, Chief of Busumanyi, a descendant of Mwami Ntare IV Rugamba - see above. m. (second) 1984, Frédéric Van de Sande, a Belgian national, by whom she had no issue. She had issue, two sons and two daughters by her first husband - see above.
Princess Rosa Paula Iribagiza also had issue by François Bourgeon, a French national, one daughter:
a) Anita Iribagiza. b. 15th October 1970 (d/o François Bourgeon). Actress.
Princess Paula Rosa also had further issue by Hamisi Masud Kiliza, one son and one daughter:
a) David Kabunga wa Mwambutsa Hamisi Kiliza. b. at Nairobi, Kenya, 2nd July 1974 (s/o Hamisi Kiliza). IT Specialist in Brussels, Belgium.
b) Shella Babile Kiliza. b. at Nairobi, Kenya, 16th June 1973 (d/o Hamis Kiliza). m. at Ixelles, Belgium, 19th September 1995, Jérôme Bosman (b. at Uccle, Belgium, 12th April 1968), a Dutch national, son of Hery-Philipp Bosman and Monique Collard. She has issue, two sons and two daughters:
i) Elias Bosman. b. at Tijaraf, Canary Islands, 2nd August 1994.
ii) Simon Bosman. b. at Dinant, Belgium, 26th May 1999.
i) Maya Bosman. b. at Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium, 3rd May 1996.
ii) Blanche Bosman. b. at Saint-Gilles, Belgium, 23rd March 1998.
2) H.R.H. Princess (Umuganwakazi) Régina Kanyange. b. at the Ibwami, Gitega, 16th June 1935 (d/o Thérèse Kanyonga). m. 1956, H.E. Chief Léon Ndenzako (d. 9th May 1996), Chief of Rumonge and Kabezi, Private Sec to the King, Governor of Mushsha South 1959, Chief for Protocol and Grand Marshal of the Court 1961-1963, Ambassador to the USA and Permanent Representative at the UN 1963-1966, Sec of State for Diplomatic Affairs 1966, Minister of State for Foreign and Diplomatic Affairs 1966, elder son of Chief Raphaël Ndenzako, Chief of Nkoma and Grand Marshal of the Court. She d. 30th September 1987, having had issue, five daughters:
a) Anne-Marie Ndenzako. m. and has issue, one son.
b) Aline Ndenzako. b. at Bujumbura, 12th April 1960. Settled in Belgium. m. Richard Danziger. She has issue, one daughter:
i) Daisy Danziger.
c) Mireille Ndenzako. m. Lionel Pouliquen.
d) Papaula Ndenzako. b. at Bujumbura, 1st March 1965. Settled in the UK, Receptionist at the Hotel SOHO, London.
e) Claudette Ndenzako. b. at Bujumbura, 21st April 1966. Settled in London. Professional translator. m. Philip David Haberfeld, Chief Investment Officer at Haberfield Investments, and with BNP Paribas Securities Service London. She has issue, two daughters:
i) Hayley Alexandra Haberfield. b. 31st December 2007.
ii) Chloé Marie-Theresa Haberfield. b. 29th September 2009.
1966 -  H.M. Mwami Ntare V Ndizeye, King of Burundi. b. at the Ibwami, Gitega, 2nd December 1947, as Prince Caroli Ndizeye, younger and only surviving son of H.M. King Mwambutsa IV Bangiricenge, King of Burundi, by his second wife, H.M. Queen Baramparaye, educ. privately and at l'École Nouvelle de Paudex, Switzerland. Became Heir Apparent and Crown Prince on the death of his elder brother, 13th October 1961. Appointed as Regent and entrusted with full executive powers by his father, 24th March 1966. Proclaimed as Mwami Ntare V Ndizeye on the deposition of his father by General Micombero, 8th July 1966. Enthroned at Muramvya, 3rd September 1966. Deposed by General Micombero while on an official visit to Congo-Kinshasa, 28th November 1966. Went into exile West Germany 1966-1972. Returned to Burundi in an endeavour to regain his throne, April 1972. Grand Master of the Royal Orders of Rwagasore, Ruzinko and Karyenda. He was k. unm. during an attempt to free him from the Ibwami, Gitega, 29th April 1972.