Kayima of Buganda

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Ssekabaka Kayima Sendikaddiwa
Kabaka of Buganda
Reign 1494 - 1524
Birthplace Uganda
Died 1524
Place of death Sunga
Buried Nabulagala, Busiro
Predecessor Kiggala of Buganda
Successor Nakibinge of Buganda
Consort 1. Lady Nababinge
2. Lady Naddogo
Father Prince Wampamba
Mother Namasole Nakayima

Kayima Sendikaddiwa was Kabaka (King) of the Kingdom of Buganda, between 1494 and 1524. He was the 7th Kabaka of Buganda.

Claim to the throne[edit]

He was the son of Prince (Omulangira) Wampamba, by his first wife, Lady Nakayima. He ascended the throne upon the death of his grandfather, Kiggala Mukaabya in 1494. He established his capital at Nazigo Hill.[1]

Marital life[edit]

He had two wives:

  • Nababinge, daughter of Wampona, of the Mamba clan
  • Naddogo, daughter of Kasujja, of the Ngeye clan


He fathered two sons:

The final years[edit]

He was killed in battle against Chief Bwakamba of Nyendo, at Sunga, in 1524. He is buried at Nabulagala, Busiro.[2]

Succession table[edit]

Preceded by
Kiggala Mukaabya
King of Buganda
Succeeded by
Nakibinge Kagali

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