TORO

The Babito Dynasty

GENEALOGY

1822 - 186x Rukirabasaija Kaboyo Omuhundwa Olimi V Kasusunkwanzi I, Omukama of Toro, eldest son of Rukirabasaija Agutamba Kyebambe III Nyamutukura, Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara, by his wife, a lady of the Ababwiju clan. Rebelled and established his own kingdom at Kaboyo during his father's lifetime, 1822. Spurned the succession to Bunyoro-Kitara on his father's death. He d. 186x, having had issue:
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186x - 1866 Rukirabasaija Kazana Ruhaga. Succeeded on the death of his father. He was k. by his brother Nyaika, ca. 1866.
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1866 - 1871 Rukirabasaija Kasunga Nyaika Kyebambe IV, Omukama of Toro (first time) - see below.
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1871  Rukirabasaija Kato Rukidi I, Omukama of Toro. Rebelled against his uncle Kyebambe IV and seized the throne, with the help of the Bugandans, 1871. Deposed by his subjects, two months later. He d. at Kibale, not long after.
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1866-1871 and 1871-1872 Rukirabasaija Kasunga Nyaika Kyebambe IV, Omukama of Toro. Killed his brother and usurped the throne, 186x. Forced to flee when Toro was invaded by a Bugandan army sent in support of Prince Kato, 1871. He d. ca. 1872, having had issue, fourteen sons, including:
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1872 - 1875 Rukirabasaija Nyaika Mukabirere Olimi VI, Omukama of Toro. Succeeded on the death of his father, ca. 1872. Captured and deported to Bunyoro by an army sent by Omukama Chwa II Kabarega, 1875. Escaped when British and Buganda forces invaded Bunyoro in 1893/1894 but died before he was able to return to Toro. m. several wives including, Vikitoria Kahinju, of the Ababopi clan, sister of Togwe Rusoke, sometime Prime Minister of Toro. He d. in buganda, 1894 having had issue:
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1875  Rukirabasaija Isingoma Rukidi II, Omukama of Toro. Succeeded his brother after his capture by the Bunyoro army in 1875, but was not able to maintain his position for very long and abdicated in favour of his brother.
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1875  Rukirabasaija Rubabi Kyebambe V, Omukama of Toro (first time) - see below.
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1875 - 1876 Rukirabasaija Kakende Nyanuyonjo, Omukama of Toro. Raised to the throne with the help of the Buganda army, ca. 1875, but returned with the army when they left Toro, ca. 1876. He d. from smallpox in Buganda (bur. Mperre).
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1876 - 1877 Rukirabasaija Katera, Omukama of Toro. Raised to the throne by the people, when Kakende Nyanuyonjo failed to return from Buganda. Deposed by his brother, Rubabi Kyebambe VI, ca. 1877.
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1875 and 1877-1879 Rukirabasaija Rubabi Kyebambe V, Omukama of Toro. Succeeded on the abdication of his brother, ca. 1875. Fled when another Bunyoro army was sent into Toro, under the leadership of Chief Kikukule of Bugangaizi. Fled to Buganda. Returned and deposed his brother, ca. 1877. Deposed by his brother, Kakende Nyanuyonjo, 1879.
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1875-1876 and 1879-1880 Rukirabasaija Kakende Nyanuyonjo, Omukama of Toro. Raised to the throne with the help of the Buganda army, ca. 1875, but returned with the army when they left Toro, ca. 1876. Returned with another Bugandan army and deposed his brother, Rubabi Kyebambe V, 1879. Expelled by a Bunyoro army in 1880, and took refuge, firstly in Ankole, and later in Buganda. He d. from smallpox in Buganda, before 1885 (bur. Mperre).
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1880 - 1891 Interregnum under Bunyoro rule. Ruburwa, maternal uncle of Omukama Chwa II Kabarega of Bunyoro-Kitara, appointed as Chief of Toro.
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