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Mwata Yamvo was a 16th-century founding ruler of the
Lunda Kingdom The Nation of Lunda (c. 1665 – c. 1887) was a confederation of states in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, north-eastern Angola, and north-western Zambia, its central state was in Katanga Province, Katanga. Origin Initially, the co ...
including Suku, mbumba, yaka, Lozi, impangala, and the title given to all subsequent rulers or paramount chiefs of the Lunda (or Luunda or Ruund) people to the present day. The name has variety of spellings: ''Mwaante Yah-mvu, Mwaant Yaav, Muata Jamvo, Mwata Yamfwa''.


See also

* List of Mwata Yamvo rulers *
Mwata Kazembe Kazembe is a traditional kingdom in modern-day Zambia, Southeastern Congo. For more than 250 years, Kazembe has been an influential kingdom of the Luba-Katanga language, Kiluba-Bemba language, Chibemba, speaking the language of the Eastern Luba ...


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16th-century rulers in Africa {{DRCongo-bio-stub