Ttembo of Buganda
|Ssekabaka Ttembo Kiridde|
|Kabaka of Buganda|
|Reign||1404 - 1434|
|Predecessor||Kimera of Buganda|
|Successor||Kiggala of Buganda|
|Father||Prince Lumansi of Buganda|
Claim to the throne
He was the only surviving son of Prince Lumansi, son of Kabaka Kimera. His mother was Nattembo. He killed his grandfather while on a hunting trip by clubbing him on the head. Accounts of the event differ; some say the event was an accident, while others say it was a deliberate act. Ttembo established his capital at Ntinda Hill.
He married Najjemba, daughter of Semwanga, of the Ngonge clan.
He fathered three children, two sons and one daughter:
- Kabaka Sewannaku Kiggala Mukaabya Kasungubu, the 5th Kabaka of Buganda, who reigned between 1434 and 1464 and between 1484 and 1494.
- Prince (Omulangira) Lutimba. He was a full-brother of Kabaka Kiggala. He rebelled against his brother but was defeated by his nephews and fled. He died at Wassozi and was buried at Butugu.
- Princess (Omumbejja) Nazibanja. She had several children by her brother Kabaka Kiggala
The final years
|King of Buganda
- "Ttembo Killed Kimera By Clubbing Him On The Head While Hunting". Royalark.net. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
- "Ssekabaka Ttembo Is Buried At Bujuuko, Busiro". Buganda.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014.