Kingdom of Simpang Matan / Prov. Kalimantan Barat

The kingdom of Simpang Matan: 1762  – 1959, located on West Kalimantan, District of Ketapang.

District of Ketapang

Province of West Kalimantan


* Foto of the kingdom of Simpang Matan: link
* Foto kingdoms, ancient sites and tribes on Kalimantan:  link


About the king

31 mei 2008: Installation of Drs. H. Gusti M. Mulia bin Gusti Mesir bin Gusti Roem as king of Simpang the-7 with the title: Sultan Muhammad Jamaluddin II.

14 november 2017: Sultan Muhammad Jamaluddin II died.

18 december 2018: Pangeran (prince) Sukmaningrat Gusti Hukma was installed as Sultan Simpang VIII with the title Sultan Muhammad Jamaluddin III.


History of the kingdom of Simpang Matan

In the kingdom of Tanjungpura there was a power struggle, carried out by the brother of Sultan Zainuddin, so the kingdom of Tanjungpura was divided. The crown prince, Pangeran Ratu Agung, was given the northern region and he build a new kingdom, named Kingdom of Simpang. While the kingdom of Tanjungpura still existed, but the name was changed into the kingdom of Matan, ruled by Panembahan Busrah. The capital was moved to Kerta Mulia.
See also:
Kingdom of Tanjungpura,
Kingdom of Sukadana.

Kingdoms on West Kalimantan

Kerajaan-kerajaan di Kalimantan Barat


List of kings

Raja – Raja Tanjungpura

* 1454-1472: Brawijaya
* 1472-1487: Bapurung
* 1487-1540: Panembahan Karang Tunjung (1487 – 1504)

Pada zaman Penembahan Karang Tunjung inilah Kerajaan Tanjungpura di Benua Lama dialihkan ke Sukadana.

Raja – Raja Sukadana

* Penembahan Karang Tunjung (1487 – 1504)
* Gusti Syamsudin/Pundong Prasap bergelar Penembahan Sang Ratu Agung (1504 – 1518)
* Gusti Abdul Wahab Bergelar Penembahan Bendala (1518 – 1526)
* Penembahan Pangeran Anom ( 1526 – 1533)
* Penembahan Baroh (1533-1590)
* Gusti Aliuddin/ Giri Kesuma bergelar Panembahan Sorgi (1590-1604)
* Ratu Mas Jaintan (1604 – 1622)
* Gusti Kesuma Matan/Giri Mustika (Sultan Muhammad Syafiuddin) 1622 – 1665
* Gusti Kesuma Matan mempunyai 3 orang anak, antaranya: Gusti Jakar Negara.
* Gusti Jakar Negara bergelar Sultan Muhammad Zainuddin merupakan Raja Matan pertama.

Raja – Raja Matan

* 1665-1724: Gusti Jakar Kencana atau Sultan Muhammad Zainuddin
* 1724-1738: Gusti Kesuma Bandan atau Sultan Muhammad Muazzuddin
* 1738-1749: Gusti Bendung atau Pangeran Ratu Agung atau Sultan Muhammad Tajuddin
* 1749-1762: Gusti Kencuran atau Sultan Ahmad Kamaluddin
* 1762-1819: Gusti Asma atau Sultan Muhammad Jamaluddin

Gusti Asma was the last king of the kingdom of Matan and during his reign, the centre of the government of the kingdom of Matan was moved to Simpang, and the name of the kingdom changed to Kingdom of Simpang or Kingdom of Simpang-Matan.

Raja raja Simpang Matan

* 1762-1814: Gusti Asma (Sultan Muhammad Jamaluddin)
* 1814-1829: Gusti Mahmud (Panembahan Anom Suriyaningrat)
* 1829-1874: Gusti Muhammad Roem (Panembahan Anom Kesumaningrat)
* 1874-1911: Gusti Panji ( Panembahan Suryaningrat )
* 1911-1942: Gusti Roem (Panembahan Gusti Roem/Panembahan Anom Kusumangrat )
* 1942-1944: Gusti Mesir (Panembahan Gusti Mesir)
* Gusti Ibrahim

* 31 mei 2008: Installation of Drs. H. Gusti M. Mulia bin Gusti Mesir bin Gusti Roem as king of Simpang the-7 with the title: Sultan Muhammad Jamaluddin II.
The king died 14 nov. 2017.

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