Mutebi I of Buganda

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Ssekabaka Mutebi I
Kabaka of Buganda
Reign 1674 - 1680
Predecessor Kateregga of Buganda
Successor Juuko of Buganda
Born Uganda
Died 1680
Mbalwa, Kira Town
Burial Mbalwa, Kira Town
Spouse 1.Lady Nabitalo
2. Lady Nabukalu
3. Lady Naluyima
4. Lady Namawuba
5. Lady Nampiima
Father Kateregga of Buganda
Mother Namasole Namutebi

Mutebi I was Kabaka of the Kingdom of Buganda between 1674 and 1680. He was the fifteenth (15th) Kabaka of Buganda.

Claim to the throne[edit]

He was the son of Kabaka Kateregga Kamegere, Kabaka of Buganda, who reigned between 1644 and 1674. His mother was Namutebi of the Mamba clan, the eighth (8th) wife of his father. He ascended the throne following the death of his father in 1674. He established his capital at Muguluka.

Married Life[edit]

He married five (5) wives:

  • Nabitalo, daughter of Walusimbi, of the Ffumbe clan
  • Nabukalu, daughter of Ndugwa, of the Lugave clan
  • Naluyima, daughter of Nakatanza, of the Lugave clan
  • Namawuba, daughter of Natiigo, of the Lugave clan
  • Nampiima, daughter of Kibale, of the Mpeewo clan.


He fathered seven (7) sons:

  • Prince (Omulangira) Lukenge, whose mother was Nabitalo
  • Kabaka Tebandeke Mujambula, Kabaka of Buganda, who reigned between 1704 and 1724, whose mother was Nabukalu
  • Prince (Omulangira) Mpiima, whose mother was Nampiima
  • Prince (Omulangira) Kayima, whose mother was Naluyima
  • Prince (Omulangira) Mawuba, whose mother was Namawuba
  • Prince (Omulangira) Mukama, whose mother was Namawuba
  • Prince (Omulangira) Matumbwe, whose mother was Namawuba

The final years[edit]

He died at Mbalwa and was buried there.[1] Other credible sources put his burial place at Kongojje, Busiro.[2]

Succession table[edit]

Preceded by
Kateregga Kamegere
King of Buganda
Succeeded by
Juuko Mulwaana

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The History And Life of Kabaka Mutebi I". Royalark.ner. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ssekabaka Mutebi I Is Buried At Kongojje, Busiro". Retrieved 5 October 2014. 

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