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Rububi Kyebambe II of Toro

Rukirabasaija Rububi Kyebambe II was Omukama of the Kingdom of Toro, in 1875 and from 1877 until 1879. He was the seventh (7th) Omukama of Toro.

Claim to the throne

He was the fourth son of Kasunga Kyebambe Nyaika, Omukama of Toro, from 1866 until 1871 and from 1871 until 1872. No mention is made of his mother. He ascended to the throne following the abdication of his elder brother, Rukirabasaija Isingoma Rukidi II in 1875.

Married life

No mention is made about the marital life of Omukama Rububi Kyebambe II.

Offspring

It is not known how many children were fathered by Omukama Rububi Kyebambe II.

His reign

He became Omukama following the abdication of his brother, Rukidi II, in 1875. However, later that year, Toro was invaded by the Bunyoro Army under the command of Chief Kikukule of Bugangaizi. He fled to Buganda. Two years later, he returned and deposed his younger brother, Omukama Katera, in 1877. He ruled until he himself was deposed in 1879.

The final years

Omukama Rububi Kyebambe II deposed by his younger brother, Rukirabasaija Kakende Nyamuyonjo, in 1879, with the support of the Buganda Army. It is not known where and how Omukama Rububi Kyebambe died or what caused his death.

Succession table:First time

Preceded by
Isingoma Rukidi II
Omukama of Toro
1875–1875
Succeeded by
Kakende Nyamuyonjo

Succession table:Second time

Preceded by
Katera
Omukama of Toro
1877–1879
Succeeded by
Kakende Nyamuyonjo

External links

  • Genealogy of the Abakama of Toro

See also

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