Namuggala of Buganda

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Ssekabaka Namuggala Kagali
Kabaka of Buganda
Reign 1741 - 1750
Predecessor Mwanga I of Buganda
Successor Kyabaggu of Buganda
Spouse 1. Nabakyaala Basuuta
2. Lady Najjuka
3. Lady Nakangu
4. Lady Nalubowa
5. Lady Nalunga
6. Lady Nawaguma
Father Prince Musanje Golooba
Mother Namasole Nabulya Naluggwa
Born Uganda
Died 1750
Nalubugo Hill
Burial Muyomba, Busiro

Namuggala Kagali was Kabaka of the Kingdom of Buganda, between 1741 and 1750. He was the twenty-fourth (24th) Kabaka of Buganda.

Claim to the throne[edit]

He was the second son of Prince Musanje Golooba. His mother was Nabulya Naluggwa of the Ndiga clan, the second of his father's wives. He ascended to the throne upon the death of his elder brother, Kabaka Mwanga I Sebanakitta, in 1741. He established his capital at Nansana.[1]

Married life[edit]

He is recorded to have married six (6) wives:

  • Naabakyaala Basuuta, the Kaddulubaale, daughter Masembe, of the Nsenene clan
  • Najjuka, daughter of Gunju, of the Butiko clan
  • Nakangu, daughter of Kagenda, of the Mamba clan
  • Nalubowa, daughter of Seggiriinya, of the Ngo (Leopard) clan.
  • Nalunga, daughter of Terwewalwa, of the Nvuma clan.
  • Nawaguma, daughter of Kisuule, of the Tembo? clan

Issue[edit]

He is recorded to have fathered three sons:

  • Prince (Omulangira) Kateregga, whose mother was Basuuta
  • Prince (Omulangira) Ngabo, whose mother was Najjuka
  • Prince (Omulangira) Kiboli, whose mother was Nawaguma

The final years[edit]

Kabaka Namuggala abdicated in favor of his younger brother, Kyabaggu Kabinuli, around 1750. He died, following an accidental fall on Nalubugo Hill, after his abdication.[2] He was buried at Muyomba, Busiro.[3]

Succession table[edit]

Preceded by
Mwanga I Sebanakitta
King of Buganda
c.1741-c.1750
Succeeded by
Kyabaggu Kabinuli

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Life And History of Kabaka Namuggala". Royalark.net. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ssekabaka Namuggala Fell To His Death at Nalubugo Hill". Royalark.net. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kabaka Namuggala Is Buried At Muyomba, Busiro". Buganda.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 

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