Calon, Sultan Muhammad Abdurahman Daeng Raja Dewa

Sumbawa, Calon, Sultan Muhammad Abdurahman Daeng Raja Dewa

Also called Daeng Muhammad Ab Calon, Sultan Muhammad Abdurahman Daeng Raja Dewadurahman Kaharuddin. He is the only son of the last ruling Sultan of Sumbawa and only has daughters, so probably he will be succeeded in due time by a grandson. This monarch is a rare example (together with for instance the Raja of Kupang on Timor) of a king, who says, that to serve his people is the main thing in his life and to be installed in glorious festivities as king of Sumbawa is a thing of later importance. Also he was in that field active in real politics and tried in 2005 to become Bupati of Sumbawa and even later to become Governor of Nusa Tenggara barat Province,but for that you already must have a political development locally.
He is former bankdirector and has a quite pilosophical mind.
Also one of the few Indonesian kings,who has a real crown.
The main royalty of the Sumbawa island are all family of each other.
The Sumbawa kingdom like some other big kingdoms in Indonesia already exists for several centuries.
In Sumbawa the Buginese and Makassarese influence from SW Sulawesi and family links also are quite big.


c.1650 Sumbawa state founded.
1816 Eruption of Tambora in 1815 disrupts state.
1837 State restored.
1908 State extinguished by Netherlands colonial government.
1931 Ruling line nominally reinstated.

Rulers (later usually referred to as Sultan)
1796 – 1816 Muhammad Kahharuddin II
1816 – 1837 Disrupted
1837 – 1843 Lulo Murso
1843 – 1883 Amarullah
1883 – 1908 Muhammad Jalaluddin
1908 – 1931 Vacant
1931 – 1958 Muhammad Kahharuddin III
…. – Muhammad Abdurrahman Raja Dewa

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