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Côte d'Ivoire Traditional States


Abron: see Gyaaman under Ghana traditional states


Agani- N'Denie (Indénié)

bf.1745                    Agani-N'Denie kingdom founded.

Rulers (title Feu)
.... - 1745                Nanan Ano Kpangni [1st ruler]        (d. 1745)
1745 - 1760                Nanan Ahi Bahye
1760 - ....                Nanan Kouad Kumassi
.... - ....                Nanan So Kablan
.... - ....                Nanan Gnadaki (Niandaki)          
c.1840                     Nanan Etchiembono Sono
18.. - 18..                Nanan Bemda
18.. - 18..                Nanan Thiemele Kotobouale 
18.. - 1870                Nanan Kablan Ebrokye                 (d. 1870) 
1870 - 1880                Nanan Boa Kouassi I
1880 - 1892                Nanan Koffi Amoatrin               
1892 - 1910                Nanan Amoakon Dihye I
1910 - 1942                Nanan Boa Kouassi II
1943 - 1945                Nanan Koassi Bonzou I (1st time)
1945 - 1949                Nanan Amoakon Dihye II
1949 - 1950                Nanan Koassi Bonzou I (2nd time)
1950 - 1993                Nanan Bonzou II                      (d. 1993)
1993 - 1995                Vacant
Nov 1997 -                 Nanan Boa Kouassi III                (b. 1974) 


Bawol: see Senegal traditional states



Bouna (Buna)

Rulers
.... - ....                Bunkani
.... - ....                Kankru
.... - ....                Una
.... - ....                Zawari

.... - ....                Gago

.... - ....                Woko

.... - 1750                Kinga                               (d. 1750)

1750 - ....                Kirifu

.... - ....                Piawar 

.... - 1805                Gbulombo                            (d. 1805)
1805 - 1816                Bandaku 

1816 - 1825                Tiemponu
1825 - 1837                Trogona
1837 - 1848                Garambo
1848 - 1855                Kombile
1855 - 1862                Ambimbalige
1862 - 1864                Kambogpi
1864 - 1872                Djedua
1872 - 1881                Gbala
1881 - 1888                Borokunu
1888 - 1896                Degbango
1897                       Kamba
1898 - 1918                Tigimba (Dari)  
1916 - 1948                Diarakoroni (Kofi)
1948 - 1968                Wonafindige
1969 - 1987                Diomebedi
1987 - bf.2007             Vacant
bf.2007 -                  Zagassida Danadire


Djuablin

Kings (title Roi)
.... - 1934                 .... (11 rulers)
1934 -  4 Mar 1982          Nanan Kouao-Bile I                 (d. 1982)
 4 Mar 1982 - 29 Dec 1984   Regency
29 Dec 1984 -               Nanan Agnini Bile II               (b. 1933)



Kabasarana

1880                       Conquered by Samory.

Rulers
1846/47 - 1849             Va Kaba Ture                       (d. 1849)
1849 - 1858                Va Brema                           (d. 1858)
1858 - 1874                Va Muktar
1874 - 1880                Va Malu



Kong (Ouatara)

1690                       Kong Empire, also known as the Ouatara Empire (
Wattara Empire)
                             state centered in north eastern C
ôte d'Ivoire and also
                             encompassed much of present-day Burkina Faso founded.
1895                       Destroyed by Samory's Empire
.
Sep 1898 - 1898            Briefly restored following dissolution of
Samori's Empire.
1898                       Divided between French colonies of Côte d'Ivoire and
                             Upper Volta.
1913                       Royalty suppressed by France.


Rulers (title Fama)
1690 - 1750                Sekou Ouatara

1750 (4 months)            Samandougou Ouatara
1750 - 1756                Kombi Ouatara

1756 - 1762                Mori Ouatara

1762 - 1768                Souma Finng
1768 - 1774                Anzoumana Finnba
1774 - 17..                Asourouba 
17.. - 17..                Ba Daba   
17.. - c.1790              Sori Farama
c.1790 - 1793              Bagui (or Gouroungo-Dougoutougui)
c.1793 - c.1813            Bakari Sotigui 
c.1813 - c.1821            Mori Sire 
c.1821 - c.1825            Lena 
c.1825 - c.1833            Kese Fima
c.1833 - c.1837            Daba 
c.1837 - c.1844            Ba Dougoutigui 
c.1844 - c.1846            Sanisieba
c.1846                     Ousse
184. -1847                 Soukoulou Mori
1847 - 1891                Karamokho Oule
1891 - 1895                Kombi Ouatara
1895 - 1913                Pinntie Ba



Moossou (Grand Bassam)

....                       Moosou also called Gand Bassam, founded.

Emperors
.... - ....                Nanan Soha
18.. - 1898                Nanan Bile                         (b. 18.. - d. 1898)
1898 - 1928                
Nanan Jacques I Anzouan Kanga XVII (b. 1830 - d. 1928)
1928 - 19..                Nanan Kangra XVIII
Kings (title Roi des Aboures Ehe de Moossou)
19.. - 19..                Nanan Kangra XIX

19.. - 1991                
Nanan N'Da Kablan Kangra XX        (d. 1991)
1991 - 2006                Nanan N'Guessan Bruno -Regent      (b. 1918) 
2006 -                     
Nanan Assoumou Kangra XXI Pierre   (b. 1985) 



Sakassou

c.1750                     Baoule kingdom of Sakassou founded.

Queens

c.1750 - 1760             
Nanan Abla Poku  
1760 - 1790               
Nanan Akwa Boni   
Kings
1790 - 1840                Nanan Kouame Tutu
1840 - 1870                Nanan Kouakou Anougble I
1870 - 1880                Nanan Tutu Dibi (Tutu Yeman)
1880 - 1890                Nanan Anougble Deikye
1890 - 1902                Nanan Kouame Guie I
1902 - 1925                Nanan Kouadio Ndri
1925 - 1958                Nanan Kouakou Anougble II
1958 - 1978                Nanan Kouame Guie II
1978 -  7 Dec 1993         Félix Houphouët-Boigny             (b. 1905 - d. 1993)
1993 - 2004                Jean Baptiste Kouame -Regent
1993 -                     Nanan Osei Tutu Angougble III 
                             (not yet installed)
1993 -                     Nanan Baffour Gyanko Fofie I
                             (supreme king)


Sanwi

[flag of Sanwi kingdom
                (Cote d'Ivoire)]

c.1740                     Sanwi state founded by Agni from Ghana with
                             Krinjabo as a capital.
1959                       State abolished.
May 1959                   Independence declared.
 5 Feb 1960                "Provisional Sanwi Government in exile" declared
                             in Accra, Ghana.

Rulers (title Ohene)
1687 - 1701                Zena
1701 - c.1740              Akasini (Aka Esoin, Aka Siman Adu)
c.1740 - 17..              Amallaman Anoh
1751? - 1779               Anon N'Douffou I Kpangni "le Grand"
1776 – 1791                Asemia (Assemien) Dihylé
.... - ....                Malan Alloua (f)

.... - ....                Kodja Assi
.... - .... (6 years)      Kodjo Adou
.... - .... (10 years)     Vacant
.... - ....                Amon Koutoua I
.... - .... (7 years)      Koua Malan
.... - 1834                Assemin Dihiye                     (d. 1834)
1834 - 1840                Amon Kadgo
1840 - 1844                Vacant
1844 - 1885                Amon N'Douffou II Koutoua          (b. c.1812 - d. 1886)
1886 - 1902                Aka Simadou  
1903 - 1908                Boroba
11 Oct 1908 - 17 Oct 1908  Amoun Assegin                      (d. 1908)
1908 - 1909                Adinga I (1st time)                (d. 1940)
1909 - 1934                Kogyale Kassy
1934 - 1937                Amon Koutoua II  
1937                       Philippe Kouanelan                 (d. 1937)
1937 - 1940                Adinga I (2nd time)                (s.a.)
1940 - 1942                Kouane Adinga II 
1944 -  8 Mar 1979         Amon N'Douffou III                 (b. 1914 - d. 1979)
                             (in exile from 1959)
1980 - 1985                Kakou Andoh
1985 - Aug 2002            Amon N'Douffou IV                  (b. 19.. - d. 2005)
                             (Kassi Anzian Paul)
                             (in Ghana exile Aug 2002 - 14 Oct 2005)
2002 - 5 Aug 2005          Vacant
 5 Aug 2005 -              Amon N'Douffou V
                             (Enan Eboua Koutoua Francis)






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