Member of the abolished Rwandan monarchy who was the country's king from 1959 to 1961.
He studied at the Nyangezi College in the Republic of the Congo.
The monarchy was overthrown in 1961 after a coup and he lived in Washington D.C. after appealing for political asylum in 1992.
He is the younger brother of King Mutara Rudahigwa.
He engaged in political talks with President Paul Kagame about returning to Rwanda.