LOZI

(BAROTSELAND)

GENEALOGY

Nyambe. "Maker of the world, the forests, the river, the plains, all the animals, birds and fish". m. (first) Nasilele. m. (second) Mwambwa. m. (third) Mbuymamwambwa, a daughter of his second wife, Mwambwa, who had issue (probably by several different husbands):
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mwanasolundwi Muyunda Mumbo wa Mulonga, Litunga of the Lozi, younger son of Nyambe, by his third wife, Mbuymamwambwa, Mboo, a daughter of Mwambwa. Chosen as the first male ruler of the Lozi. Extended his realm by conquering the ba-Mishulundu, ba-Namale, ba-Mulinga, ba-Upangoma, ba-Liuwa, ba-Muenyi and the Mambowe. m. Malundwelo, Mboo. He d. at Ikatulamwa (bur. there).
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Inyambo, Litunga of the Lozi, elder son of Nyambe, by his third wife, Mbuymamwambwa, Mboo, a daughter of Mwambwa. Succeeded on the death of his brother. m. several wives, including (first) Linalinga Namwele. m. (second) Maondo, Mboo. He d. at Liondo (bur. there), having had issue:
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Yeta I, Litunga of the Lozi, son of Nyambe, by his second wife, Linalinga Mwambwa. Succeeded on the death of his younger brother, and maternal nephew. m. Namabanda, Mboo. He d. at Namanda (bur. there).
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Ngalama, Litunga of the Lozi, son of Prince (Mwana' Mulena) Ingulamwa, Chief of Mokola. Adopted by his paternal uncle, Litunga Inyambo. Succeeded on the death of his uncle, Litunga Yeta I. m. including (a) Ikoma, Mboo. m. (b) a daughter of his uncle, Prince Mwanambinyi. He d. at Kwandu, (bur. there), having had issue, several sons who were killed at birth, save:
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Yeta II Nalute, Litunga of the Lozi, second son of Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Ngalama, Litunga of the Lozi. Exiled at the Mashi, together with his mother, during his father's lifetime. Captured and sold into slavery, but returned to Barotseland, after his father's death. He was k. (drowned) by his people for cannibalism (bur. Nandopu).
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Ngombala, Litunga of the Lozi, younger son of Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Ngalama, Litunga of the Lozi. Adopted by Induna Imamba, the fishing Induna. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother. m. (first) Linalinga Notulu (starved to death, by Litunga Mwananyanda Liwale), daughter of Induna Mwiyawamatende, cdr. of the Litung's boats. m. (second) Matondo, Mboo. He d. at N'gundu (bur. there), having had issue, a son and a daughter:
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Yubya I, Litunga of the Lozi, eldest son of Prince Mbanga, 1st Chief of Nalolo. Regent for his grandfather, during his old age. Succeeded on his death. m. Namoyowa ta lole, Mboo. He d. at Namayula (bur. there), having had issue:
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mwanawina I, Litunga of the Lozi, youngest son of Prince Mbanga, 1st Chief of Nalolo. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother. m. (first) Lienenu, Mboo. m. (second) Linalinga Nolianga (starved to death, by Litunga Mwananyanda Liwale). m. (third) Princess Mbuywana. He d. at the village of the Induna Namoyamba (bur. Lienenu), having had issue:
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mwananyanda Liwale, Litunga of the Lozi, second son of Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mwanawina I, Litunga of the Lozi. Succeeded on the death of his father. An unpopular ruler. He was k. by Mwanamatia, 4th Chief of Nalolo (bur. Kasiku), having had issue:
 
1780 - 1830 Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mulambwa Santulu wa Liala, Litunga of the Lozi, third son of Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mwanawina I, Litunga of the Lozi, by his wife, Princess Mbuywana. Chief of Lilundu, before his accession. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother. Opposed by Kusiyo, but eventually triumphed after slaying the Nololo. Established his capital at Namuso. He established orchards, tamed and domesticated wild animals and promulgated laws on property and marriage. He d. at Lilundu, in the month of July, ca. 1830 (bur. there), having had issue:
He also adopted a Mambunda refugee:
 
1830 - 18xx Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Selumelume Muimui, Litunga of the Lozi, son of Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mulambwa Santulu wa Liala, Litunga of the Lozi. Elected after the death of his father, when the people of Nalolo refused to yield their much-loved chief, ca. July 1830. He was k. by Mwene Siengale, during a session of the Khotla (bur. Namaweshi), had issue:
 
Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mubukwanu, Litunga of the Lozi, son of Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mulambwa Santulu wa Liala, Litunga of the Lozi. Succeeded as 6th Chief of Nalolo, after the death of Kusiyo. Elected as Litunga after the death of his younger brother, Selumelume Muimui. Defeated and exiled by the Makololo, after their conquest of Barotseland. Fled into hiding on Lipu Island. He was k. poisoned by his wife, at Lukulu Fort, ca. 1840, having had issue, five sons:
 
1840 - 1864 Interregnum under Kilolo rule.
 
1864 - 1876 Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Lutangu Sipopa Mulumbwa, Litunga of the Lozi, eleventh son of Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mulambwa Santulu wa Liala, Litunga of the Lozi. Proclaimed as Chief of the Barotse exiles by the Mambunda, after they had k. Prince Imasiku, ca. 1860. Defeated the Kilola and proclaimed as Mbumu wa Litunga at Sola, June 1864. Established his summer capital at Mukoko, and his winter capital at Nangulwe. m. several wives, including (a) Linalinga Muntwani, former wife of Induna Njekwa, his Ngambela. m. (b) Linalinga Muliehane, former wife of Induna Masangu. m. (c) a formwer wife of Mashewana. m. (d) a former wife of Mata'a of Sesheke. m. (e) Linalinga Simamba (k. for adultery, ca. July 1874), a Mumbunda lady. m. (f) Linalinga Mukachinto (k. for adultery, ca. July 1874), a Musabia lady. He d. from wounds inflicted by Mwanamachacha, his bodyguard, near Koma, August 1876, having had issue, seventeen sons and several daughters, including:
 
1876 - 1878 Mulena Yomuhulu Mbumu wa Litunga Mwanawina II, Litunga of the Lozi, son of Prince Sibeso, third son of Mbumu wa Litunga Mubukwanu Mulumbwa, Litunga of the Lozi. Proclaimed at Katongo, after the death of his uncle, August 1876. Installed October 1876. Deposed and expelled by his nobles, who preferred his cousin, May 1878. He was k. (poisoned or starved to death) on an island near near Ng'ambwe, 1879, having had issue, a daughter:
 
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