Kamaanya of Buganda

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Ssekabaka Kamaanya Kadduwamala
Kabaka of Buganda
Reign 1814 - 1832
Predecessor Semakookiro of Buganda
Successor Suuna II of Buganda
Spouse 1. Lady Baakuyiira
2. Lady Basiima Mukooki
3. Lady Gwowemukira
4. Lady Kayaga
5. Lady Kisirisa
6. Naabakyaala Saamanya, the Kaddulubaale
7. Lady Ky'osiby'omunyolo
8. Lady Kyot'owadde
9. Lady Kyowol'otudde
10. Lady Lubadde
11. Lady Mpozaaki
12. Lady Mubyuwo?
13. Lady Muteezi
14. Lady Mukwaano
15. Lady Nambi
16. Naabakyaala Nabikuku, the Kabejja
17. Lady Nabirumbi
18. Lady Nabiswaazi
19. Lady Nabyonga
20. Lady Nabbowa
21. Lady Nakaddu
22. Lady Nakanyike
23. Lady Nakkazi Kannyange
24. Lady Nakkazi
25. Lady Nakku
26. Lady Nakyekoledde
27. Lady Nalumansi
28. Lady Namale
29. Lady Namukasa
30. Lady Namawuba
31. Lady Nambi Tebasaanidde
32. Lady Namwenyagira
33. Lady Nannozi
34. Lady Nankanja
35. Lady Nzaalambi
36. Lady Siribatwaalira
37. Lady Tebeemalizibwa
38. Lady Nanteza
Father Semakookiro of Buganda
Mother Namasole Nansikombi Ndwadd'ewazibwa
Born Uganda
Died 1832
Lutengo
Burial Kasengejje, Busiro

Kamaanya Kadduwamala was Kabaka of the Kingdom of Buganda from 1814 until 1832. He was the twenty-eighth (28th) Kabaka of Buganda.

Claim to the throne[edit]

He was the eldest son of Kabaka Semakookiro Wasajja Nabbunga, Kabaka of Buganda, who reigned between 1797 and 1814. His mother was Naabakyaala Nansikombi Ndwadd'ewazibwa, the Kaddulubaale, of the Nseenene (Grasshopper) Clan. She was his father's first wife. (His father married at least fifteen (15) wives). He ascended to the throne upon the death of his father, assuming the name of Kamaanya, in 1814. He established his capital at Nsujjumpolu.[1]

Married life[edit]

Like his father, Kabaka Kamaanya was a very busy man. He is recorded to have married at least thirty eight (38) wives:

  1. Baakuyiira, daughter of Lule, of the Ngonge clan
  2. Basiima Mukooki, daughter of Kateesigwa, of the Nkima clan
  3. Gwowemukira
  4. Kayaga, daughter of Kiwaalabye, of the Kkobe clan
  5. Kisirisa, daughter of Walusimbi, of the Ffumbe clan
  6. Naabakyaala Saamanya, the Kaddulubaale, daughter of Walusimbi, of the Ffumbe clan. She was killed on the orders of her husband.
  7. Ky'osiby'omunyolo, daughter of Jjumba, of the Nkima clan
  8. Kyot'owadde, daughter of Kiyaga, of the Mamba clan
  9. Kyowol'otudde, daughter of Lutalo, of the Ndiga clan
  10. Lubadde, daughter of Majanja, of the Ngeye clan
  11. Mpozaaki, daughter of Kateesigwa, of the Nkima clan
  12. Mubyuwo?, daughter of Nakatanza, of the Lugave clan
  13. Muteezi, daughter of Nakato, of the Mbogo clan
  14. Mukwaano, daughter of Mugema, of the Nkima clan
  15. Nambi, daughter of Lutaaya, of the Ngonge clan
  16. Naabakyaala Nabikuku, the Kabejja, daughter of Jjumba, of the Nkima clan
  17. Nabirumbi, daughter of Kisuule of Busoga, of the Ngabi (Reedbuck) clan
  18. Nabiswaazi, daughter of Jjumba, of the Nkima clan
  19. Nabyonga, daughter of Mwamba?, of the Lugave clan
  20. Nabbowa, daughter of Kafumbirwango, of the Lugave clan
  21. Nakaddu, daughter of Kamyuuka, of the Kkobe clan
  22. Nakanyike, daughter of Senfuma, of the Mamba clan
  23. Nakkazi Kannyange, daughter of Ssambwa Katenda, of the Mamba clan
  24. Nakkazi, daughter of Lutalo, of the Mamba clan
  25. Nakku, daughter of Walusimbi, of the Ffumbe clan
  26. Nakyekoledde, daughter of Gabunga, of the Mamba clan
  27. Nalumansi, daughter of Walusimbi, of the Ffumbe clan
  28. Namale, daughter of Kiwalabye, of the Kkobe clan
  29. Namukasa, daughter of Nankere, of the Mamba clan
  30. Namawuba, daughter of Sempala, of the Ffumbe clan
  31. Nambi Tebasaanidde, daughter of Mugula, of the Mamba clan
  32. Namwenyagira, daughter of Kamyuuka, of the Kkobe clan
  33. Nannozi, daughter of Gomottoka, of the Nvubu clan
  34. Nankanja, daughter of Terwewalwa, of the Nvubu clan
  35. Nzaalambi, daughter of Natiigo, of the Lugave clan
  36. Siribatwaalira, of the Nkima clan
  37. Tebeemalizibwa, daughter of Mwamba?, of the Lugave clan
  38. Nanteza

Offspring[edit]

He is recorded to have fathered sixty one (61) sons and several daughters. His son Suuna II, executed fifty eight (58) of his brothers during his reign. The children of Kabaka Kamaanya included:

  1. Prince (Omulangira) Kiggala I, whose mother was Baakuyiira
  2. Prince (Omulangira) Nakibinge Bawuunyakangu, whose mother was Saamanya. He was killed by being burned alive, on the orders of his father at Busonyi, Busujju County.
  3. Prince (Omulangira) Kimera, whose mother was Gwowemukira
  4. Prince (Omulangira) Ndawula, whose mother was Gwowemukira
  5. Prince (Omulangira) Lule, whose mother was Gwowemukira
  6. Prince (Omulangira) Kiggala II, whose mother was Gwowemukira
  7. Prince (Omulangira) Kitereera, whose mother was Gwowemukira
  8. Princess (Omumbejja) Babirye, whose mother was Kayaga. Twin with Princess Nakato
  9. Princess (Omumbejja) Nakato, whose mother was Kayaga. Twin with Princess Nakato
  10. Prince (Omulangira) Kaggwa, whose mother was Kisirisa
  11. Prince (Omulangira) Bagunyeenyamangu, whose mother was Saamanya
  12. Prince (Omulangira) Mbajjwe, whose mother was Ky'osiby'omunyolo).
  13. Prince (Omulangira) Bamweyana, whose mother was Kyootowadde
  14. Prince (Omulangira) Twaayise, whose mother was Mpozaaki
  15. Prince (Omulangira) Kyomubi, whose mother was Mukwaano
  16. Prince (Omulangira) Luwedde, whose mother was Nabiswaazi
  17. Prince (Omulangira) Kimera, whose mother was Nabbowa
  18. Prince (Omulangira) Lumansi, whose mother was Nakaddu
  19. Prince (Omulangira) Tebandeke, whose mother was Nakanyike
  20. Prince (Omulangira) Suuna Kalema Kansinjo, who succeeded as Kabaka Suuna II Kalema Kansinjo Mukaabya Ssekkyungwa Muteesa I Sewankambo Walugembe Mig'ekyaamye Lukeberwa Kyetutumula Magulunnyondo Lubambula Omutanda Sseggwanga, whose mother was Nakkazi Kannyange
  21. Prince (Omulangira) Wasajja, whose mother was Nakkazi. He escaped the slaughter of the princes by his brother, Suuna II.
  22. Prince (Omulangira) Ndawula, whose mother was Nakyekoledde
  23. Prince (Omulangira) Mutebi, whose mother was Nakyekoledde
  24. Prince (Omulangira) Mugogo, whose mother was Kyotowadde. He too, escaped the slaughter of the princes by his brother, Suuna II.
  25. Prince (Omulangira) Kigoye, whose mother was Namale
  26. Princess (Omumbejja) Ndagire I, whose mother was Namukasa
  27. Prince (Omulangira) Waswa, whose mother was Nambi Tebasaanidde. Twin with Babirye.
  28. Princess (Omumbejja) Babirye, whose mother was Nambi Tebasaanidde. Twin with Babirye
  29. Prince (Omulangira) Kajumba, whose mother was Nambi Tebasaanidde
  30. Princess (Omumbejja) Ndagire II, whose mother was Nannozi
  31. Prince (Omulangira) Kizza, whose mother was Nzaalambi
  32. Princess (Omumbejja) Tajuba, whose mother was Lubadde. She died after 1927.
  33. Princess (Omumbejja) Nassolo, whose mother Mubyuwo?
  34. Princess (Omumbejja) Nambi, whose mother was Muteezi
  35. Princess (Omumbejja) Nakayenga, whose mother was Kyowol'otudde
  36. Princess (Omumbejja) Namayanja, whose mother was Lubadde
  37. Princess (Omumbejja) Nabaloga, whose mother was Mpozaaki
  38. Princess (Omumbejja) Kagere, whose mother was Mubyuwo
  39. Princess (Omumbejja) Mwannyin'empologoma Nassolo, whose mother was Nabikuku
  40. Princess (Omumbejja) Nalumansi, whose mother was Nabirumbi
  41. Princess (Omumbejja) Nakku, whose mother was Nabyonga
  42. Princess (Omumbejja) Nakalema, whose mother was Nalumansi
  43. Princess (Omumbejja) Nakangu, whose mother was Nambi
  44. Princess (Omumbejja) Namika, whose mother was Nakaddu
  45. Princess (Omumbejja) Nakabiri, whose mother was Namwenyagira
  46. Princess (Omumbejja) Katalina Nabisubi Mpalikitenda Nakayenga, whose mother was Siribatwaalira. She was born around 1814. She died on 27 January 1907.
  47. Princess (Omumbejja) Lwantale, whose mother was Siribatwaalira. She was the Naalinnya to Kabaka Suuna II. She died in March 1881.
  48. Princess (Omumbejja) Nagaddya, whose mother was Tebeemalizibwa
  49. Princess (Omumbejja) Nassuuna Kyetenga, whose mother was Nankanja

The final years[edit]

Kabaka Kamaanya died at Lutengo in 1832. He was buried at Kasengejje, Busiro.[2]

Succession table[edit]

Preceded by
Semakookiro Wasajja Nabbunga
King of Buganda
1814 - 1832
Succeeded by
Suuna II Kalema

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