Kato Kintu

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Not to be confused with Kintu, the first person on earth according to Buganda legend.
Ssekabaka Kato Kintu
Kabaka of Buganda
Reign Early 14th Century
Predecessor None
Successor Chwa I of Buganda
Born Uganda
Died Mid-14th century
Nnono, Busujju
Burial Nnono, Busujju
Spouse Nambi Nantuttululu
Father Unknown
Mother Unknown

Kato Kintu Kakulukuku (fl. early 14th century) was the first Kabaka (king) of the Kingdom of Buganda. Kato Kintu is not to be confused with Kintu, the first person on the earth according to Buganda legend. Kato Kintu gave himself the name Kintu, a name that he knew the Baganda associated with the father of all people.[1]

The final days[edit]

Kabaka Kato Kintu died at age thirty. He was buried at Nnono, Busujju County.[2]

Succession table[edit]

Preceded by
King of Buganda
early fourteenth century
Succeeded by
Chwa I

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Founding of Buganda". Buganda.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Abalasangeye Dynasty: Kabaka Kato Kintu". Royalark.Net. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 

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