PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Monarchy deposed in 1966. Rulers were...
Mwami NTARE III Rushatsi c1675/c1705
Mwami MWEZI III c1705/-
Mwami MUTAGA III Seenyamwiiza -/-c1765
Mwami MWAMBUTSA III c1765/c1795
Mwami NTARE IV Rutaganzwa Rugamba c1795/c1852 (son), had issue. He died c1852.
Mwami MWEZI IV Gisabo (qv)
Umuganwa mutare Twarereyeke, died 1860.
Umuganwa mutare Nyanamusango, had issue.
Umuganwa mutare Njitshi, had issue.
Umuganwa mutare Kilima, born about 1860, had issue. He died after 1918.
Umuganwa mutare Rusimbi
Umuganwa mutare Ruhasira
Umuganwa mutare Rwasha fl.1934
Umuganwa mutare Karibwami
Umuganwa mutare Ndivyariye, had issue.
Umuganwa mutare Nasango Bihonzi, had issue.
Umuganwa mutare Kanugunu, had issue. He died 1905.
Umuganwa mutare Mbanzabugabo, had issue. He died 1930.
H.E.Umuganwa mutare André Muhirwa, born 1920 in Murehe, Prime Minister of Burundi 1962/1963 married 1stly ..... , married 2ndly, 1952 (div.), HRH Princess Rose Paule Iribagiza (see below), married 3rdly, Umuganwakazi mwezi Benedicte Mukamudari (see below) and had issue.
Umuganwakazi mutare Christine Muhirwa (by 1st marriage), married Albert Shibura.
Umuganwa mutare Dr. Gregoire Muhirwa (by 1st marriage), married Beatrice Manirambona.
Umuganwa mutare Rémy Muhirwa (by 2nd marriage), married (div.), Pascale Hody, and has issue by Michèle Ingabire Gateretse.
Umuganwakazi mutare Sebla Muhirwa (by Pascale)
Umuganwakazi mutare Kali Muhirwa (by Pascale)
Umuganwa mutare Tenzin Muhirwa (by Michèle), born 19th February 2003.
Umuganwa mutare Rama Muhirwa (by Michèle), born 24th February 2004.
Umuganwakazi mutare Louise Muhirwa (by 2nd marriage), married Camille Ngoga, and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mutare Eugénie Nsabimbona (The Netherlands)
Umuganwa mutare Rusabiko
Umuganwa mutare Niyongere, had issue.
Umuganwa mutare Maguru, had issue. He died 1911.
Umuganwa mutare Antoine Kaja, State Secretary, had issue. He died after 1961.
Umuganwa mutare Nikodeme Kaja, died 1961.
Umuganwa mutare Musukiri, had issue. He died 1911.
Umuganwa mutare Antoine Ntakiyica, married Colette Inabunwa and had issue. He died 1943.
Umuganwa mutare André Gatoto, married and had issue.
Umuganwa mutare Pierre Gatoto
Umuganwa mutare Guy Gatoto
Umuganwa mutare Felix Gatoto
Umuganwa mutare Therence Gatoto
Umuganwa mutare Jean Baptiste Ntakiyica, born 1931, married Régine Kamariza (see below) and had issue. He died 15th January 1963.
Umuganwakazi mutare Beatrice Ntakiyica, born 2nd October 1957.
Umuganwakazi mutare Liliane Ntakiyica, born 30th November 1958.
Umuganwa mutare Aimé Ntakiyica, born 4th October 1960, married An van Essche, born 17th June 1962 and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mutare Naomi Ntakiyica, born 5th September 1992.
Umuganwakazi mutare Annabel Ntakiyica, born 11th June 2001.
Umuganwakazi mutare Jeannette Ntakiyica, born 10th February 1962.
Umuganwa mutare Henri Ntakiyica, born 1933, married and had issue. He died 1999.
Umuganwa mutare Emery Ntakiyica
Umuganwa mutare Jean Ntakiyica
Umuganwa mutare Immaculé Ntakiyica
Umuganwa mutare Léopold Ntakiyica, married and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mutare Ines Ntakiyica
Umuganwa mutare Igor Ntakiyica
Umuganwa mutare Edouard Ntakiyica, born 1935, died 1980.
Umuganwa mutare Immaculé Ntakiyica, born 1938, married as his 1st wife, Pascal Bigirindavyi, born 1935, died 1996, and had issue, two sons. She died 1975.
Aimé Bigirindavyi, died sp 1993.
Eric Bigirindavyi, born 26th October 1959, married Françoise Mande, and had issue, two daughters. He died 15th March 2004.
Umuganwakazi mutare Rose Ntakiyica, born 1939, married (as his second wife), Pascal Bigirindavyi, born 1935, died 1996, and had issue. She died 1995.
Eloge Mutwenzi, has issue.
Noah Mutwenzi, born 18th August 2002.
Umuganwa mutare Busumano, had issue.
Umuganwa mutare Mugwangezo, had issue.
Umuganwa mutare Mbakuye, had issue.
Umuganwa mutare Gishikiza
Umuganwa mutare Mathias Wakana
Umuganwa mutare André Ndakoze, born 1920, married and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mutare Marthe Ndakoze
Umuganwa mutare Aloys Ndakoze, married and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mutare Oriane Ndakoze, born 1979 in Bujumbura.
Umuganwa mutare Fernand Ndakoze, born 1981 in Bujumbura.
Umuganwakazi mutare Arlette Louise Ndakoze, born 1983 in Bujumbura.
Umuganwakazi mutare Loren Perle Ndakoze, born 1989 in Berlin, Germany.
Umuganwakazi mutare Spéciose Ndakoze
Umuganwa mutare Salvator Ndakoze
Umuganwakazi mutare Ancilla Ndakoze
Umuganwakazi mutare Stéphanie Ndakoze
Umuganwakazi mutare Monique Ndakoze
Umuganwakazi mutare Régine Ndakoze
Umuganwa mutare Gilbert Ndakoze
Umuganwakazi mutare Christine Ndakoze
Umuganwakazi mutare Rose-Marie Ndakoze
Umuganwa mutare Richard Ndakoze
Umuganwa mutare Eric Ndakoze
Mwami MWEZI IV Gisabo 1852/1908, born about 1845, married (amongst others), (a) Ririkumutima, Regent 1908/1915, married (b), Ntibanyiha, and had issue, 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died 1908.
Mwami MUTAGA IV Mbikije (ex Ntibanyiha) (qv)
Umuganwa mwezi Bishinga (ex Ririkumutima), died after 1929.
Umuganwa mwezi Karabona (ex Ririkumutima), married 12 wives and had issue. He died after 1929.
Umuganwa mwezi Kimamba, married Marthe Bashirahishize, and had issue, 8 children.
Umuganwa mwezi Emmacule Kimamba
Umuganwakazi mwezi Beatrice Mugirente
Umuganwakazi mwezi Gertrude Ntakiyiruta, married to Libere Nahimana, the first Pilot in Burundi, and has issue, 5 children.
Francine Nahimana, married Alain Mandi.
Christian Nahimana, married Addy Karerwa, and has issue.
Gerry Queency Ntakiyiruta
Evelyne Inakanyambo, married Claude Nkurunziza, and has children.
Carl Morgan Nkurunziza
Mateo Lionel Kazonkiza
Umuganwa mwezi Alexis Irambona, married Emmanuella Hodari, daughter of Antoine Hodari (see above), and has issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Jobert Irambona
Umuganwa mwezi Julien Irambona
Umuganwakazi mwezi Johanna Irambona
Umuganwakazi mwezi Estella Kabanyana
Umuganwa mwezi Jean Gahungu, married Marie Rose Manariyo, and had issue. He died 1990.
Umuganwa mwezi Constantin Ndayisaba
Umuganwa mwezi Hervé Nizane
Umuganwakazi mwezi Adeline Irashaza
Umuganwakazi mwezi Arlene Mizero
Umuganwakazi mwezi Nina, died 1991.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Florette Irankunda
Umuganwakazi mwezi Gracia Irangabiye
Umuganwakazi mwezi Epiphanie Nduwimana
Umuganwakazi mwezi Esperata Barakamfitiye
Umuganwa mwezi Rusoviyo [Ruzoviyo]
Umuganwa mwezi Gregoire Ngenzebuhoro, born 1924, married Umuganwakazi mutare Marie Thérèse Nkundwanimana, died 18th October 1985, and had issue. He died 22nd January 1992.
Umuganwa mwezi François Ngenzebuhoro, died 1981.
Umuganwa mwezi Gilbert Ngenzebuhoro, married and had issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Ketty Ngenzebuhoro, died 1983.
Umuganwa mwezi Richard Ngenzebuhoro
Umuganwa mwezi Steve Niyonkuru
Umuganwakazi mwezi Judith Ngenzebuhoro, married Jean Ndimurukundo, and has issue.
Eliane Ndimurukundo, married Michel Minani, and has issue.
Yann Nganji Minani
Aurore Ndimurukundo, married Didier Niyokindi, and has issue.
Andrea Shima Niyokindi
Lionel Ndimurukundo, married Yvette Uwitonze.
Umuganwa mwezi Jean Pierre Ngenzebuhoro, died June 1974.
Umuganwa mwezi Augustin Ngenzebuhoro, married Languide Bitariho, and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Laurianne Munezero, married John den Boer.
Umuganwa mwezi Landry Kazungu
Umuganwakazi mwezi Graziella Keranda
Umuganwa mwezi Estime Ntwari
Umuganwa mwezi Charles Karabona, married Cesarie, and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Martine Karabona
Umuganwakazi mwezi Laurielle Karabona
Umuganwakazi mwezi Laura Karabona
Umuganwa mwezi Jonothan Gregoire Gisabo
Umuganwakazi mwezi Desirée Ngenzebuhoro, married Ferdinand Harimenshi, and has issue.
Christ Carel Harimenshi
Divin Gael Harimenshi
Umuganwa mwezi Nestor Ngenzebuhoro, married Rose and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Fleury Michelle Ngenzebuhoro
Umuganwakazi mwezi Christa Flore Ngenzebuhoro
Umuganwakazi mwezi Nancy Ngenzebuhoro
Umuganwakazi mwezi Florence Ngenzebuhoro, married 1stly, Christophe Muhigira, married 2ndly, Willy Mudenge, and has issue, by first marriage.
Desirée Queen Shaka
Umuganwa mwezi Pierre Bigayimpuzi fl.1962
Umuganwa mwezi Jean Baptiste Kandeke, married Elisabeth and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Christophe Kandeke (+), married Angèle and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Christian Kandeke
Umuganwakazi mwezi Languida Kandeke
Umuganwakazi mwezi Nadine Kandeke
Umuganwakazi mwezi Euphémie Kandeke, born 1937, married Umuganwakazi mutare Pascal Kashirahamwe (see above) and had issue. She died 1992.
Umuganwa mwezi Jean Kandeke, married Caritas Gateretse and had issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Evelyne Kandeke
Umuganwa mwezi Didier Kandeke, married Julie-Ann Guglielmo and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Annalise Irakoze
Umuganwakazi mwezi Christine Kandeke
Umuganwa mwezi Willy Kandeke
Umuganwakazi mwezi Lydia Kandeke
Umuganwakazi mwezi Katia Kandeke
Umuganwa mwezi Désiré Kandeke
Umuganwakazi mwezi Caritas Kandeke, married Déo Masabo and has issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Alexis Kandeke, born 1945, died 1959.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Amélie Kandeke, married Noël Buhinja and has issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Georges Kandeke
Umuganwa mwezi Pierre Claver Kandeke
SON, married and had issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Adele Nsabimana, married Michel Micombero born 1940, died 1983.
Umuganwa mwezi Louis Nduwumwe (ex Ndirikumutima), died 1958.
Umuganwa mwezi Bangura, died 1915.
Umuganwa mwezi Inangongo, had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Mugero, had issue. He died 1933.
Umuganwa mwezi Ildephonse Ribakare, born 1930, died 1963?
Umuganwa mwezi Sebiriti, married and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Antoine Kikoro, married and had issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Nizigiyimana, married Umuganwa Mutare Eugène Nsabimbona, and has issue (see above).
Umuganwa mwezi Sebudandi, had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Ndarishikije, had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Lorgio Nimubona, died 1963.
Umuganwa mwezi Setoborwa, had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Antoine Nyenama, born 1915, married and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Pierre Ndamvya fl.1964
Umuganwakazi mwezi Régine Kamariza, married 1stly, Umuganwakazi mutare Jean Baptiste Ntakiyica (see above), married 2ndly, and had further issue, 1 son and 1 daughter.
Umuganwa mwezi Ntarugera, had issue. He died 1921.
Umuganwa mwezi Kikoryo fl.1921
Umuganwakazi mwezi Madeleine Yogoyogo, married Umuganwa mutare Bacinoni, and had issue. (see above)
Umuganwa mwezi Antoine Bakareke, had issue. He died after 1962.
Umuganwa mwezi Bashirahishize
Umuganwa mwezi Gaspard Nkeshimana fl.1965
Umuganwa mwezi Joseph Mbazumutima, born 1937.
Umuganwa mwezi Ndamama, married Umuganwakazi "Ruhijima", and had issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Véronique Nibigira, born 1943, has issue, nine children.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Judith Nzisabira Ndamama, born 26th March 1948, married Umuganwa mwezi Eugène Rutagengwa, son of Umuganwa mwezi Bitaruka, and has issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Jean Claude Nzisabira, born 26th December 1963.
Umuganwa mwezi Benoit Nzisabira, born 1965.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Aline Nzisabira, born 1967.
Umuganwa mwezi Willy Nzisabira, born 5th February 1971.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Eliane Nzisabira, born 1974, died 1994.
Umuganwa mwezi Vlady Terimbere, born 11th September 1985.
Umuganwa mwezi Rugema, had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Joseph Mboneko, married and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Louis Karani fl.1965
Umuganwa mwezi Jacques Ntagazwa, married Cassilde Mukamusoni and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Ildephonse Rugema, married Mery Hakizimana and has issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Jordan Rugema
Umuganwa mwezi Clayton Rugema
Umuganwakazi mwezi Roxanne Rugema-Kirezi
Umuganwa mwezi Benson Rugema
Umuganwa mwezi Brad Jonathan Rugema, born 2nd April 2006.
Umuganwa mwezi Mbonabuca, married and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Henri Kana, born 1929, Conseil Superièur du Pays, Minister of Justice and Governor of Gitega Province, married A. Nzeyimana, and has issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Joseph Kana
Umuganwa mwezi Jean Kana
Umuganwa mwezi Edouard Kana, married Chantal Kamikazi, and has issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Sarah Kana, born 25th April 1998.
Umuganwa mwezi Danrel Kana, born 13th November 1999.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Jeanne Kana
Umuganwa mwezi Louis Kana
Umuganwakazi mwezi Esperance Kana
Umuganwa mwezi Claude Kana
Umuganwa mwezi Nyawakira, had issue. He died after 1953.
Umuganwa mwezi Germain Bimpenda, born 1923, died after 1968.
Umuganwa mwezi Mayabo, had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Bagorikundo, had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Léopold Bihumugani, born 1919, married and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Moise Bihumugani
Umuganwa mwezi Emmanuel Bihumugani
Umuganwa mwezi André Bihumugani
Umuganwa mwezi Fidel Bihumugani
Umuganwa mwezi Samson Bihumugani
Umuganwa mwezi Georges Bihumugani
Umuganwa mwezi Samuel Bihumugani
Umuganwa mwezi Daniel Bihumugani, born 1969.
Umuganwa mwezi Aimé Bihumugani, born 1974.
Umuganwa mwezi Claude Bihumugani, born 1978.
Umuganwa mwezi Alain Bihumugani, born 1983.
Umuganwa mwezi Sept-Armand Bihumugani, born 1985.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Suzanne Bihumugani
Umuganwakazi mwezi Béatrice Bihumugani
Umuganwakazi mwezi Sarah Bihumugani
Umuganwakazi mwezi Geovanie Bihumugani
Umuganwakazi mwezi Louise Bihumugani, born 1968.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Nadine Bihumugani, born 1972.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Claudine Bihumugani, born 1975.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Aline Bihumugani, born 1980.
Umuganwa mwezi Makere, married and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Mabumbwa, married and had issue.
Umuganwakazi mwezi Nahimana Catherine
Umuganwakazi mwezi Nahimana Speciose
Umuganwa mwezi Nahimana Stanislas, married and had issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Nahimana Jean Carlos, married and has issue.
Umuganwa mwezi Nahimana Philippe Neil
Umuganwa mwezi Nahimana Eddy
Umuganwakazi mwezi Matabura Anitha (née Nahimana)
Umuganwakazi mwezi Nahimana Cherisee
Umuganwakazi mwezi Twizerimana Armel
Umuganwa mwezi Nicaise Mikasi
Umuganwa mwezi Nsangabane, died 1916.
Mwami MUTAGA IV Mbikije (ex Ntibanyiha) 1908/1915, born 1892, married Niyaki, and had issue. He died 30th November 1915.
HM MWAMBUTSA IV Bangiricenge (qv)
HRH Prince Ignace Kamatari, Médaille de Bronze 1935, Médaille Effort de Guerre 1940-1945, Chevalier Order Léopold II 1950, Médaille d'Or de l'Order Royal du Lion 1954, married 1stly, Ndaribarire, married 2ndly, Agrippine, and had issue. He died 1964 at Bujumbura.
HRH Princess Catherine Kamatari (by Ndaribarire), born 1932.
HRH Prince Deogratias Kamatari (by Ndaribarire), born 1942.
HRH Prince Pascal Kamatari (by Agrippine), born 1949, married Mimi von der Recke, and had issue. He died 1997.
Umuganwakazi mutaga Samantha Rebecca Kamatari, born 1974.
Umuganwa mutaga Ignace Pascal von der Recke Kamatari, born 1976 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Umuganwa mutaga ...... Kamatari, born 1980.
HRH Princess Esther Kamatari (by Agrippine), born 1951 and raised at the royal court in Bujumbura, author, President of Association des Burundais en France since 1990, fled Africa in 1969, studied law in Lille, France, model for Yves Saint Laurent, Paco Rabanne and Christian Dior in 1970, has dedicated herself to raising funds for child relief for her native land, married a French physician and has issue.
HRH Prince Louis Kamatari (by Agrippine), born 1953.
HRH Princess Baudouine Kamatari (by Agrippine), born 1955.
HRH Prince Godefroid Kamatari (by Agrippine), born 1957, died 19th August 2005 in Kigali, Rwanda.
HRH Princess Fabiola Kamatari (by Agrippine), born 1961.
HM Mwami MWAMBUTSA IV Bangiricenge, 1915/1966 (deposed 8th 7uly), born 1912, married 1stly, HM Queen Thérèse Kanyonga, married 2ndly, HM Queen Baramparaye, born 1929, died 11th February 2007 in Gitega, and had issue He died 1st May 1977 in Geneva.
HRH Prince Louis Rwagasore, born 10th January 1930 at Gitega, attended primary school at Bukeye, then at Kanyinya and Gitega, attended Groupe Scolaire d’Astrida à Butare 1945/1951, then enrolled at Institut Universitaire des Territoires d'Outre Mer at Antwerp, Belgium; created Crown Prince on 1st July 1962, Prime Minister 1961, Advisor to UPRONA 1958/1961, married 12th September 1959, Marie-Rose, daughter of Ildephonse Ntamikevyo, former Mayor of Bujumbura. He was assasinated sp 13th October 1961.
HM King NTARE V (by Queen Baramparaye) (qv)
HRH Princess Rose Paula Iribagiza [Rosa Paola Mwambutsa], born 20th March 1934, married 1stly, 1952 (div. 1960/2), H.E. Umuganwa mutare André Muhirwa, (see above), married 2ndly, 1984, Frédéric Van de Sande, and has issue.
HRH Princess Regina Kanyange, married 1958, H.E. Léon Ndenzako, Ambassador to the UN 1961/1966, Secretary of State for Diplomatic Affairs 1966, died 9th May 1996, elder son of Raphael Ndenzako, Grand Marshal of the Court, and had issue. She died 30th September 1987.
Anne Marie Ndenzako, has issue, one son.
Aline Ndenzako, married Richard Danziger and has issue, one daughter.
Mireille Ndenzako, married Lionel Pouliquen.
Rosa Paula Ndenzako
Claudette Ndenzako, married Philippe Haberfield, and has issue, one daughter.
HM Mwami Charles Ndizeye NTARE V, in 1966 (July to November), born 2nd December 1947, educated at Le Rosey, Switzerland, Crown Prince 13th October 1961, exiled to West Germany. He died at the Royal Palace, Gitega 29th April 1972.