List of kings of Rwanda

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Mwami of Rwanda
Former Monarchy
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Royal Coat of arms
First monarch Mwami Giganga I (1st Dynasty)
Last monarch Mwami Kigeli V Ndahindurwa (3rd Dynasty)
Style His Majesty the Mwami of Rwanda
Official residence Nyanza, Rwanda
Monarchy began 1081 possibly prior
Monarchy ended January 28, 1961

This page contains a list of Kings (Mwami, plural Abami) of Rwanda. The Kingdom of Rwanda was one of the oldest and the most centralized kingdoms in the history of Central and East Africa. Its state and affairs before King Gihanga is largely unconfirmed and highly shrouded in mystical tales.The numerals of era in the second dynasty are estimates.Kings listed in the first dynasty may have ruled long before the birth of Christ.

Kings of Rwanda[edit]

1st Dynasty[edit]

2nd Dynasty[edit]

3rd Dynasty[edit]

(On January 28, 1961 Rwanda became a republic, while Kigeli V Ndahindurwa still maintains his claim to the throne)

See also[edit]