Daudi Cwa II of Buganda
|Ssekabaka Daudi Chwa II|
|Kabaka of Buganda|
|Predecessor||Mwanga II of Buganda|
|Successor||Muteesa II of Buganda|
|Born||8 August 1896
|Died||22 November 1939 (aged 43)
|Father||Mwanga II of Buganda|
|Mother||Abakyala Evalini Kulabako|
Claim to the throne
He was born on 8 August 1896, at Mengo. He was the fifth son of Kabaka Danieri Basammula-Ekkere Mwanga II Mukasa, Kabaka of Buganda, between 1884 and 1888 and between 1889 and 1897. His mother was Abakyala Evalini Kulabako, of the Ngabi Clan, the fourth of his father's sixteen wives. He ascended to the throne in August 1897 following the deposition of his father by British Forces. At the time of his coronation, he was only one year old. He maintained his capital at Mengo Hill. He was educated at Kings College Budo.
He is recorded to have fathered 36 children; 20 sons and 16 daughters:
|1. Eva Irini Alice Zalwango||15 December 1915|
|2. Uniya Mary Namaalwa||28 August 1916|
|3. Airini Dulusira Nga'nda Ndagire||31 October 1916|
|4. Kasalina Namukaabya Nassimbwa||11 November 1918|
|5. George William Mawanda||10 January 1919|
|6. Kasalina Gertrude Tebattagwaabwe Nabanakulya||30 June 1919|
|7. Margret Julian Lwantale||13 June 1920|
|8. Victoria Beatrice Namikka Mpologoma Kamuwanda||21 October 1920|
|9. Frederick Robert Sekamaanya Kayondo||17 November 1920|
|10. Edisa Manjeri Namirembe Nabweteme||19 December 1920|
|11. Edward William David Walugembe Mukaabya Kimbugwe||22 March 1921|
|12. Alikizandereya Mary Balikanda Nakamaanya||11 July 1921|
|13. Albert Victor Wasajja Lumansi||17 July 1924|
|14. Victoria Alice Mary Nakalema Nalwooga||21 July 1924|
|15. Edward Fredrick David William Muteesa Walugembe||19 November 1924|
|16. Eva Irini Nacwa||24 March 1925|
|17. Henry Wasswa Kalemeera||8 April 1925|
|18. Alfredi Kato Kiggala||8 April 1925|
|19. Sepiriya Danieri Luswaata||20 May 1925|
|20. Richard Lumaama||26 September 1925|
|21. James Sekannyo Mutebi||4 November 1925|
|22. Elizabeti Nakabiri Lwamuganwa||11 June 1926|
|23. Danieri Mwanga Basammula||25 February 1927|
|24. Bowadisiya Nkinzi||10 March 1927|
|25. Harold Kagolo Kimera||7 July 1927|
|26. Ibulaimu Lincoln Ndawula|
|27. Jeludini Nakayenga||January 1928|
|28. Agusiteni Tebandeke||23 April 1928|
|29. Juliyani Muggale||8 June 1928|
|30. Yusufu Suuna Lulambulankola||28 December 1928|
|31. John Christian Lukanga||1 August 1929|
|32. Onesifulo Juuko||9 May 1930|
|33. Egbat Kamaanya||25 May 1930|
|34. Mulondo||14 February 1934|
|35. Alexander Ssimbwa||21 March 1934|
|36. Esteri Mazzi||22 February 1935|
A detailed list of the children of Daudi Chwa II can be found at the pages of this reference: Some of the more notable of those children are:
- Kabaka Sir Edward Frederick William David Walugembe Luwangula Mutebi Mutesa II, the 35th Kabaka of Buganda, whose mother was Lady Irene Drusilla Namaganda of the Nte (Cow) clan. He was the first President of the Republic of Uganda
- Princess (Omumbejja) Victoria Beatrice Namikka Kamuwanda Mpologoma, whose mother was Abisaagi Nabunnya. Princess Mpologoma was born in Kampala, on 21 October 1920. She was installed as Naalinnya to her brother Sir Edward Muteesa II, at Kasubi in December 1953. She received the Order of the Shield and Spears.
- Princess (Omumbejja) Irene Drusilla Ndagire, whose mother was Rebeka Nalunkuuma. She was born at Lubaga on 31 October 1916. She was educated at Gayaza High School and at Buloba College. She served as President of the Luganda Society, from 1953 until 1963.
- Princess (Omumbejja) Alice Evelyn Zaalwango, whose mother was Miriya Nalule. She was born on 6 December 1915. She was installed as Naalinnya to her brother, Sir Edward Muteesa II, at Kasubi in November 1939. She died of shock on hearing that the British had exiled the Kabaka on 30 November 1953. She was awarded the medal of Order of the Shield and Spears.
- Princess (Omumbejja) Margaret Juliana Lwantale, whose mother was Irene Namaganda. She was born in Kampala on 13 June 1920. She was installed as Nassolo to her brother Sir Edward Muteesa II, at Kasubi.
- Prince (Omulangira) Alexander David Ssimbwa, whose mother was Erina Nambawa. He was born in Kampala on 21 March 1934. He was arrested, imprisoned and tortured by troops loyal to Obote, following his coup d'etat in 1966. Prince Ssimbwa was sentenced to 64 years imprisonment for allegedly plotting Obote's assassination. Joined the liberation struggle led by Yoweri Museveni.
The final years
Danieri Basammula-Ekkere Mwanga II Mukasa
|King of Buganda
Sir Edward Muteesa II
- RAN (25 August 2015). "The Abalasangeye Dynasty: Genealogy: 1897 - 1939 Captain H.H. Kabaka Sir Daudi Chwa II, Kabaka of Buganda". Royalark.net (RAN). Retrieved 25 August 2015.
- "The Offspring of Sir Daudi Chwa II". Royalark.net. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
- "Sir Daudi Chwa II Is Buried At Kasubi, Nabulagala". Buganda.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014.