The last king of Rwanda has died in the US aged 80 years old.
Rwanda; last Rwandan king Born Jean-Baptiste Ndahindurwa, King Kigeli V has dead in the age of 80 in the USA according to the news.
Born Jean-Baptiste Ndahindurwa, King Kigeli V was in rule in Rwanda in the year of 1964 and he was the last king in rule as the state political forces forced him to leave the throne.
The king had moved to America and had settled their permanently however he kept working for his nation as he had been running organizations in USA in order to protect the African refugees in USA.
King Kigeli was the last in a line of monarchs from the minority Tutsi ethnic group, which had conquered Rwandan for many years, but the Belgian former colonial power favored the majority Hutus and supported a revolution.
Rwanda was proclaimed a republic in 1961, and a Hutu, Dominique Mbonyumutwa, was made president.
Tens of thousands of Tutsis were forced into exile including King Kigeli, who lived the rest of his life outside Rwanda.
King Kigeli kept himself in the hope of returning back to Rwanda as a king but he went from this world without being awarded from this.
A small opposition party argued that the king might be a force of unity in a country still torn by the legacy of the genocide.
But without ever returning to Rwanda, King Kigeli died on Sunday morning announced by the official website of the King.
“He was a devout and dedicated believer and the last anointed African Roman Catholic king to reign over a full country,” it said.
It added that “the heir to the Royal throne of Rwanda” will be “announced in good order”.