Kigeli V Ndahindurwa, who passed away recently, was the king of which country?
Kigeli V Ndahindurwa (80), the last king of Rwanda, has recently passed away in United States. He ruled the east African nation for less than a year in 1959 before being forced into exile after clashing with the Belgian colonial power. In 1961, the monarchy was abolished. The king began a life of exile in east Africa, including Kenya and Uganda, before leaving for America, where he settled in the suburbs of Washington in 1992.