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List of kings of Rwanda

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Subject: Kigeli V of Rwanda, Yuhi V of Rwanda, Cyilima II Rujugira, History of Rwanda, Lists of monarchs
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List of kings of Rwanda

Mwami of Rwanda
Royal Coat of arms
Style His Majesty the Mwami
First monarch Giganga I (1st Dynasty)
Last monarch Kigeli V (3rd Dynasty)
Formation Unknown
Abolition January 28, 1961
Residence Nyanza, Rwanda
Pretender(s) Mwami Kigeli V Ndahindurwa

This page contains a list of Kings (Mwami, plural Abami) of Rwanda. The Kingdom of Rwanda was one of the oldest and the most centralized kingdoms in the history of Central and East Africa. Its state and affairs before King Gihanga is largely unconfirmed and highly shrouded in mythical tales.


  • Kings of Rwanda 1
    • 1st Dynasty 1.1
    • 2nd Dynasty 1.2
    • 3rd Dynasty 1.3
  • See also 2
  • References 3

Kings of Rwanda

1st Dynasty

2nd Dynasty

3rd Dynasty

(On January 28, 1961 Rwanda became a republic, while Kigeli V Ndahindurwa still maintains his claim to the throne)

See also


  1. ^ Leon Delmas
  2. ^ Leon Delmas
  3. ^ Leon Delmas
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