(Portrayed by Chris Obi)

The Klingon leader of the House of T’Kuvma, he lured a Starfleet vessel to the edges of Federation space in attempt to ignite a war with the Federation and reunite the Klingon Empire. His efforts proved successful, but, during the initial confrontation, T’Kuvma was killed on the bridge of his Sarcophagus ship by the U.S.S. Shenzhou’s First Officer, Michael Burnham.