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Olimi I of Toro

Rukirabasaija Kaboyo Omuhundwa Kasusunkwanzi Olimi I was Omukama of the Kingdom of Toro, from around 1822 until around 1865. He was the first (1st) Omukama of Toro.

Claim to the throne

He was the eldest son of Rukirabasaija Agutamba Nyamutukura Kyebambe III, Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara at that time. His mother was a lady of the Ababwiju clan. He rebelled against his father and established his own kingdom at Kaboyo during his father's lifetime, beginning in 1822. He spurned the succession to Bunyoro-Kitara on his father's death.

Married life

Not much is known about the married life of Omukama Olimi I


The offspring of Omukama Olimi I of Toro included the following: [1]

  1. Prince (Omubiito) whose name is not known. This prince fathered a son, one Prince (Omubiito) Kabuzi, a nephew of Nyaika, assisted his uncle Mushaga I in his campaign to seize the throne. He was defeated and killed at Kanyanyange, together with a number of other princes in 1870. Prince Kabuzi fathered a son; Prince (Omubiito) Isansa.
  2. Prince (Omubiito) Barongo.
  3. Rukirabasaija Kazana Ruhaga, Omukama of Toro, from 1862 until 1866.
  4. Rukirabasaija Kasunga Kyebambe Nyaika, Omukama of Toro, from 1866 until 1870 and from 1871 until 1872.
  5. Rukirabasaija Kato Rukidi I, Omukama of Toro, from 1871 until 1871
  6. Prince (Omubiito), whose name is also unknown. This unnamed prince II, fathered a son, Rukirabasaija Kakende Nyanuyonjo, Omukama of Toro, who reigned from 1876 until 1876.
  7. Prince (Omubiito) Kato.
  8. Prince (Omubiito) Ndahura Mushaga. He rebelled against his brother Omukama Nyaika, but was defeated and killed, together with his nephew, Bulemu, in 1869.
  9. Princess (Omubiitokati) Komuntale, Chiefess of Bulera.
  10. Princess (Omubiitokati) Kibundabunda, Chiefess of Butanda.
  11. Princess (Omubiitokati) Bayanjeru.

The final days

Omukama Olimi I died around 1865

Succession table

Preceded by
Omukama of Toro
Succeeded by
Kazana Ruhaga

External links

  • Genealogy of the Abakama of Toro

See also


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