Sultanate of Banten

The Banten Sultanate (Indonesian: Kasultanan Banten) was a sultanate in Banten, founded in the sixteenth century. It is said to have been founded by Sunan Gunungjati, who later went on to found Cirebon.

List of sultans

  • Sunan Gunungjati
  • Hasanudin - Panembahan Surosowan (1552-1570)
  • Maulana Yusuf - Panembahan Pakalangan Gedé (1570-1580)
  • Maulana Muhammad - Pangeran Ratu Ing Banten (1580-1596)
  • Pangeran Ratu - Abdul Kadir Kenari (1596-1651)
  • Ageng Tirtayasa - Abul Fath Abdul Fattah (1651-1672)
  • Abu Nasr Abdul Kahhar - Sultan Haji (1672-1687)
  • Abdul Fadhl (1687-1690)
  • Abul Mahasin Zainul Abidin (1690-1733)
  • Muhammad Syifa Zainul Ar (1750-1752)
  • Muhammad Wasi Zainifin (1733-1750)
  • Syarifuddin Artu Wakilul Alimin (1752-1753)
  • Muhammad Arif Zainul Asyikin (1753-1773)
  • Abul Mafakir Muhammad Aliyuddin (1773-1799)
  • Muhyiddin Zainush Sholihin (1799-1801)
  • Muhammad Ishaq Zainul Muttaqin (1801-1802)
  • Wakil Pangeran Natawijaya (1802-1803)
  • Aliyuddin II (1803-1808)
  • Wakil Pangeran Suramanggala (1808-1809)
  • Muhammad Syafiuddin (1809-1813)
  • Muhammad Rafiuddin (1813-1820)
Sultan (Arabic: سلطان) is an Islamic title, with several historical meanings. Originally it was an Arabic language abstract noun meaning "strength", "authority", or "rulership", derived from the Arabic
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Regencies: Lebak | Pandeglang | Serang | Tangerang Cities: Cilegon | Tangerang
Provinces of Indonesia

Aceh | North Sumatra | West Sumatra | Bengkulu | Riau | Riau Islands | Jambi | South Sumatra | Lampung | Bangka-Belitung Islands
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Sunan Gunungjati was a Javanese wali who founded the city of Cirebon and the Banten Sultanate. Born as Syarif Hidayatullah in AD 1448, he was the son of Nyai Rara Santang, who was the daughter of Prabu Siliwangi (the ruler of Kingdom of Sunda).
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Cirebon (formerly Cheribon) is a city on north coast of the Indonesian island of Java. It is located in West Java province, approximately 297 km east of Jakarta, at .
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Sunan Gunungjati was a Javanese wali who founded the city of Cirebon and the Banten Sultanate. Born as Syarif Hidayatullah in AD 1448, he was the son of Nyai Rara Santang, who was the daughter of Prabu Siliwangi (the ruler of Kingdom of Sunda).
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Hasanudin (also spelled Hasanuddin) was the second ruler of the Banten Sultanate, following the mysterious Sunan Gunungjati when he left to found Cirebon. Hasanudin reigned from c. 1552 to 1570.
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Maulana Yusuf (also spelled Molana Yusup) was the third sultan of Banten, and reigned from c. 1570 to 1580.

In about 1579, he conquered Pajajaran, which was the last significant Hindu-Buddhist kingdom on Java.
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Pangeran Ratu (d. 1651) was the ruler of Banten in Northwest Java, Indonesia, and was the first ruler anywhere on the island of Java to take the title of sultan, which he took in 1638, under the Arabic name Abulmafakhir Mahmud Abdulkadir.
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Ageng (also known as Tirtayasa, 1631-1695) was the sultan of Banten (on Java in modern Indonesia) during the kingdom's golden age. He built a strong fleet on European models, which did considerable trade within the Indonesian archipelago, and, with help from the English,
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Abu Nasr Abdul Kahhar (also known as Sultan Haji or Haji of Banten) was the sultan of Banten from 1682 to 1687, who was largely responsible for subjugating Banten to the Dutch East India Company (VOC).
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