Mwata Yamvo

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Mwata Yamvo is the name of the 16th-century founding ruler of the Lunda Kingdom and the title given to all subsequent rulers or paramount chiefs of the Lunda (or Luunda or Ruund) people to the present day. The name has variety of spellings: Mwaant Yav, Mwaant Yaav, Muata Jamvo, Mwata Yamfwa.

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