- List of rulers of the Nandi
List of Rulers of the Nandi (
Kenya), or Orkoiyots:
(Dates in italics indicate "de facto "continuation of office)
Ar-ap-Kipsegun(Kipsegun's son) and Kopokoii(dual administration until the former was ousted)
Torokut(son of Kopokoii)The name means Blessed Mouth _literary
Kimnyole(son of Torokat), killed by the Nandi in 1890. The Nandi area was formally incorporated into British East Africain 1888 (though it submitted only in 1906.)
KoitalelArap Samoei (son of Kimnyole), killed by British forces in 1905.
Kipelesor Tamasun (also son of Kimnyole), whose reign continued past 1909.
The Orkoiyots originated as chief ritual leaders (or "medicine men", later emerging as leaders exercising both political and military authority. The position is hereditary, and the dynasty descend from
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