Suuna I of Buganda
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Suuna I of Buganda
Ssekabaka Suuna I Kisolo
Kabaka of Buganda
Reign1584 - 1614
PredecessorJemba of Buganda
SuccessorSekamaanya of Buganda
Gimbo, Busiro
Gimbo, Busiro
Spouse1. Lady Nakigo
2. Lady Naluggwa
FatherNakibinge of Buganda
MotherNamasole Nassuuna

Suuna I Kisolo, also spelled as Ssuuna I Kisolo, was Kabaka (King) of the Kingdom of Buganda, reigning from about 1584 until his death around 1614. He was the 11th Kabaka of Buganda.

Claim to the throne

He was the son of Kabaka Nakibinge Kagali, Kabaka of Buganda between 1524 and 1554. His mother was Nassuuna, his father's fifth wife. He took the throne after the death of his elder half-brother, Kabaka Jemba, in 1584. He established his capital at Gimbo Hill.

Married life

He married two wives:

  • Nakigo, daughter of Walusimbi, of the Ffumbe clan
  • Naluggwa, daughter of Lwoomwa, of the Ndiga clan


He fathered four sons:

  • Prince (Omulangira) Sewatti, whose mother was Nakigo
  • Prince (Omulangira) Gogombe
  • Prince (Omulangira) Kawaali
  • Kabaka Kimbugwe Kamegere, Kabaka of Buganda, whose mother was Naluggwa.

The final years

He died in middle-age, at his capital at Gimbo, Busiro in 1614. He was buried at Gimbo.[1]

See also

Succession table

Preceded by
Jemba Busungwe
King of Buganda
c. 1584 - c. 1614
Succeeded by
Sekamaanya Kisolo


  1. ^ "The Life And History of Kabaka Suuna I". Retrieved 2014.

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