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The Abalasangeye Dynasty

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1939 - 1969 Major-General H.H. Edward Frederick William David Walugembe Mutebi Luwangula Mutesa II, Kabaka of Buganda, KBE (c 1.1.1962). b. at the home of Sir Albert Cook, Makindye, Kampala, 19th November 1924, fifth and eldest legitimate son of Captain H.H. Kabaka Sir Daudi Chwa II, Kabaka of Buganda, KCMG, KBE, by his wife, Abakyala Irene Drusilla Namaganda, Namasole, educ. King's Coll, Budo, Makerere Univ, Kampala, and Magdalene Coll, Cambridge. Proclaimed on the death of his father, 22nd November 1939. Installed outside the Lubiri, at Mengo, 26th November 1939. Reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age and assumed full ruling powers. Crowned at Budo 19th November 1942. Attended the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in London 1953. Exiled to London 30th November 1953, but was restored and permitted to return to Buganda 19th October 1955. Installed as Presdt. and C-in-C of Uganda, at Government House, Entebbe, 9th October 1963. The Palace at Mengo was attacked by Ugandan troops loyal to Obote and the Kabaka was forced to flee into exile, 24th May 1966. Went into exile in London. Deposed in absentia on the abolition of the Kingdoms by the Obote government 8th September 1967. Hon Capt Grenadier Guards 26/6/1947, prom Hon Lieut-Col 20/12/1963, Maj-Gen Uganda Army 9/10/1963. Author of "Desecration of my Kingdom" (1967). Sovereign of the Order of the Shield and Spears. Rcvd: Queen Elizabeth II Coron (1953), and Ugandan Independence (1963) medals, GC of the Orders of the Phoenix of Greece, and the Queen of Sheba of Ethiopia (17.6.1964), and the Order of the Brilliant Star of Zanzibar 1st class. m. (first) at St Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe, 19th November 1948, H.H. Abakyala Damali Catherine Nnakawombe, the Namasole (b. 1929; d. at Nakasero Hospital, Kampala, 12th July 2010), educ. Budo Junior Sch and King’s Coll, Budo, Sherborne, Dorset, and Mon Fertile, Switzerland, styled Naabagareka from19th November 1948 and Namasole since 21st November 1969, rcvd: Coron Medal (1953), elder daughter of The Hon Christopher M. Ssekkuma Kisosonkole, of the Kima clan, sometime Secretary of the Lukkiko, by his wife, Victoria Sarah Nalwanga, daughter of Hamu Rwamujonjoza Mukasa, Ssekibobo of Kyaggwe. m. (i) Edith Kasozi. m. (ii) 1950, Princess (Omubitokati) Beatrice Kabasweka, daughter of Rukirabasaija Daudi Kasagama Ikingura Kyebambe VI, 4th Omukama of Toro, MBE. m. (iii) 1950, Kate Ndagire. m. (iv) Magdalene Lubuga Buwomyaki. m. (v) 1954, Abakyala Sarah Nalule, Omuzaana Kabejja (b. 1930; d. at London, 1974), younger sister of the Namasole, and daughter of The Hon Christopher M. Ssekkuma Kisosonkole, of the Kima clan, by his wife, Victoria Sarah Nalwanga, daughter of Hamu Rwamujonjoza Mukasa, Ssekibobo of Kyaggwe. m. (vi) 1956, Eriosi Muza’ana Nalwoga (d. before 1966), of the Mmamba clan. m. (vii) Nesta M. Rugumayo, from Toro. m. (viii) Muza’ana Lukanyamagulu, of the Mpeewo clan. m. (ix) Princess Kaakako Rwanchwende, daughter of Prince Rwanchwende, of Mbirizi, Masaka, in Ankole. m. (x) Princess Winifred Keyihangwe, of Ankole, imprisoned by Obote and realsed only shortly before going into labour. m. (xi) Katherine Karungu, a niece H.H. Nyakusinga Rubambansi Sir Charles Godfrey Rutahaba Gasyonga II, Mugabe of Ankole. m. (xii) Kate Kamulegeya, of the Nkima clan. m. (xiii) Eseza Bummenya. m. (xiv) Kagodo. He d. in exile at Orchard House, Lower Road, Rotherhithe, London, 21st November 1969 (bur. in the Muzibu-Azaala-Mpanga, Kasubi-Nabulagala, 4th April 1971), having had issue, ten sons and six daughters:
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1969 -   H.M. Kabaka Ronald Edward Frederick Muwenda Mutebi II Kimera, Kabaka of Buganda. b. at the Mulago Hospital, Kampala, 12th April 1955, eldest son of Major-General H.H. Edward Frederick William David Walugembe Mutebi Luwangula Mutesa II, Kabaka of Buganda, KBE, by Abakyala Sarah Nalule, Omuzaana Kabejja, educ. Budo Junior Sch, Millbrook Sch, Oxford, King’s Mead Sch, Seaford, Sussex, Bradfield Coll, Reading, Berks, the Polytechnic of North London, Islington, and Trinity Coll, Cambridge. Nominated as Heir Apparent by his father, 6th August 1966. Nominated as Heir Apparent by his father, 6th August 1966. Succeeded on the death of his father as Head of the Royal House of Buganda, 21st November 1969. Formally Invested and installed as Ssabataka (Head of the Royal Clans), outside the Bamanananka Palace, 4th April 1971 (when all but the twelfth step of the rituals of kinship were completed). Returned to Uganda in 1985 to promote recuirtment of the Baganda into the National Resistence Army (NRA) led by Yoweri Museveni. Employed as a journalist during his exile in England and served as Assoc Editor of “African Concord”, and Mbr Executive Cttee of the African National Congress (ANC) in London. Proclaimed at Budo on the restoration of the Ugandan kingdoms, 24th July 1993. Crowned at Budo, 31st July 1993 (when the twlfth, and final riual of kingship and the Christian ceremonial were completed). Has assumed the additional name of Kimera, together with the style of His Majesty. Patron and Chief Trustee Buganda Cultural and Development Fndn (BUCADEF) since 1996. Patron of the Kabaka Fndn, Buganda Development Agency (BDA), Monkton Fndn, etc. Chair Rexba Ltd. Sovereign of the Order of the Shield and Spears. m. (first) at St Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe, 27th August 1999, H.M. Abakyala Sylvia Nagginda (styled Nnabagareka) (b. at London, September 1964), educ. Lake Victoria Primary Sch, Gayaza Junior Sch, Wanyange Girl’s Sch, City Univ of New York, New York Univ (BA), and New York Inst of Technology (NYIT) (MA), New York, USA, sometime Researcher at UN HQ in New York, Research Consultant at the World Bank in Washington DC and as an independent business development and PR consultant, Founder and Chair Nnabagareka Development Fndn (NDF) since 2000, Patron and Dir of the Kampala Ballet & Modern Dance Sch (KB&MDS) since 2004, Christian Children’s Fund (CCF) Uganda, Special Olympics Uganda, and Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), etc, daughter of John Mulumba Luswata, of Nkumba-Entebbe, of the Musu clan, by his wife, Rebecca Nakintu, daughter of George William Musoke, of Nazzigo, Kyaggwe. m. (a) H.E. Ms Vénétia Sebudandi, a Rwandan lady of the Abega clan, Permanent Delegate to UNESCO 2004-2006, Ambassador Extr & Permanent Representative of Rwanda at the UN Geneva since 2006. m. (b) ... (d. 2006). m. (c) at Budo, 26th August 1999, Sarah Nsobya, Nakku (b. at Bakka, 1986), the Nakku, from the Ffumbe clan. m. (d) Rose Nansikombi (b. 1987), educ. Gulama Primary Sch, and Tweyanze Church of Uganda Public Sch, daughter of Ssalongo George Edward Sserebe, of Nswanta, Bamunanika Co, Luweero
district, from the Nseneene (grasshopper) clan, by his wife, Nnaalongo Christine Nalubanjwa. He has issue, two sons and three daughters:
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