legendary King of the Baganda people of UGANDA who both founded the nation and through various exploits interacted with a sky GOD to bring both BLESSINGS and death to earth.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Kintu — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Kintu (homonymie). Kintu est une figure mythologique de l Afrique de l Est, en particulier dans les traditions des Bagandas de l actuel Ouganda. Dans la tradition baganda, Kintu est le premier homme sur terre et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kintu — Kinto may refer to:*Kintu, the first person on the earth according a legend of the Baganda people of Uganda *Kintu Kato, the first kabaka (king) of the Buganda kingdom *Kintu Musoke, former Prime Minister of Uganda …   Wikipedia

  • Kintu —    The first man among the Bugandans …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Kintu of Buganda — Kintu Kato ( fl. late 14th Century) was the first kabaka (king) of the Buganda kingdom.Kintu created the kingdom of Buganda by forcefully taking over the five clans that lived in the region. To signify his victory over a clan, he would sleep in… …   Wikipedia

  • Kintu Musoke — (Kinto Musoke) (* 8. Mai 1938) ist ein ugandischer Politiker und ehemaliger Premierminister. Musoke studierte unter anderem in Indien Publizistik und arbeitete danach als Journalist. Später war er Berater des Präsidenten in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kintu Musoke — Kintu Musoke, also known as Kinto Musoke (born 1938) is a Ugandan politician, closely associated with President Yoweri Museveni. He served as Prime Minister of Uganda from November 18 1994 to April 5 1999. He was later appointed to head a task… …   Wikipedia

  • Kintu (homonymie) — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Kintu peut désigner : Kintu, le premier homme, dans la mythologie des Bagandas. Kato Kintu, premier roi du royaume du Buganda au XIVe siècle. Kintu… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The legend of Kintu — is told by the Baganda of Uganda as a creation myth. According to this legend, Kintu was the first person on earth, the father of all people. The legendIn a distant past, Kintu was the only person on the earth, living alone with his cow. Ggulu… …   Wikipedia

  • Daudi Kintu Wasajja — Prince Daudi Kintu Wasajja also called David Wasajja (born 1966) is a prince of Buganda, the largest traditional kingdom in Uganda. Contents 1 Lineage 2 Education 3 Work history 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Mugulu — or Ggulu is a character in the Gandan creation myth, The Legend of Kintu. He is the creator of all things in heaven.The LegendIn the legend, two of Mugulu s daughters discover Kintu, the first human being according to Gandan myth. When Kintu… …   Wikipedia

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