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Suuna I of Buganda

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Reign  1584 - 1614
Burial  Gimbo, Busiro
Died  1614 Gimbo, Busiro

Successor  Sekamaanya of Buganda
Predecessor  Jemba of Buganda
Name  Suuna of
Spouse  1. Lady Nakigo 2. Lady Naluggwa

Suuna I Kisolo, also spelled as Ssuuna I Kisolo, was Kabaka (King) of the Kingdom of Buganda, reigning from about 1584 until his death around 1614. He was the 11th Kabaka of Buganda.


Claim to the throne

He was the son of Kabaka Nakibinge Kagali, Kabaka of Buganda between 1524 and 1554. His mother was Nassuuna, his father's fifth wife. He took the throne after the death of his elder half-brother, Kabaka Jemba, in 1584. He established his capital at Gimbo Hill.

Married life

He married two wives:

  • Nakigo, daughter of Walusimbi, of the Ffumbe clan
  • Naluggwa, daughter of Lwoomwa, of the Ndiga clan
  • Issue

    He fathered four sons:

  • Prince (Omulangira) Sewatti, whose mother was Nakigo
  • Prince (Omulangira) Gogombe
  • Prince (Omulangira) Kawaali
  • Kabaka Kimbugwe Kamegere, Kabaka of Buganda, whose mother was Naluggwa.
  • The final years

    He died in middle-age, at his capital at Gimbo, Busiro in 1614. He was buried at Gimbo.


    Suuna I of Buganda Wikipedia