Kingdom of Limau / Isl. of Sangihe – Prov. Sulawesi Utara

The kingdom of Limau was located on the island of Sangihe, centered in Makiwulaeng (Kendahe/Talawide), Kab. Kepulauan Sangihe, provinsi Sulawesi Utara.
The kingdom of Limu or also called Sahabelimu was in 1520 under the rule of Kulane Pahawon Seke.

Location Sangihe

Island of Sangihe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Island of Sangihe


* Foto kingdoms on the island of Sangihe: link


History of the kingdom of Limau 

The kingdom of Limu or also called Sahabelimu was in 1520 under the rule of Kulane Pahawon Seke’s brother of Kulane Bulega Langi, based in Sahabe.

The first information about the kingdoms on Sangiheis by the records of Magellan clerk in 1421, Antonio Pigaffeta. At Sangihe, Pigafetta noted there were four kingdoms. Two in Siau and one in Tagulandang.
But three centuries later, the results of the writings of F. Valentijn who came to Sangihe early 18th century, mentioned initially only two kingdoms in Sangihe, namely Tabukan and Kalongan. According to him, there were 9 kingdoms in Sangihe in 1670, namely: Kendahe Kingdom, Taruna Kingdom, Kolongan Kingdom, Manganitu Kingdom, Kauhis Kingdom, Limau Kingdom, Tabukan Kingdom, Sawang Kingdom (Saban) and Tamako Kingdom.


History of the kingdoms on the island of Sangihe

Google translation

Since the 15th century in P. Sangihe emerged local / traditional government. The first time, evidenced by the records of Magellan clerk in 1421, Antonio Pigaffeta. At Sangihe, Pigafetta noted there were four kings. Two in Siau and one in Tagulandang. But the source of history three centuries later, the results of the writings of F. Valentijn, who came to Sangihe early 18th century, mentioned initially only two kingdoms in Sangihe, namely Tabukan and Kalongan. According to him, later about the year 1670 appeared nine kingdoms in Sangihe, namely:
* Kerajaan Kendahe,
* Kerajaan Taruna,
* Kerajaan Kolongan,
* Kerajaan Manganitu (Kauhis),
* Kerajaan Limau,
* Kerajaan Tabukan,
* Kerajaan Sawang (Saban) dan
* Kerajaan Tamako.

However, the last kingdom (Tamako) became part of Siau. Meanwhile, the king of Limau crushed troops dispatch Padtbrugge. This kingdom was destroyed. And, Sawang joined the kingdom of Taruna and the kingdom of Kolongan. And Kauhis joined Manganitu.
In 1898 the kingdom of Kendahe and the kingdom of Taruna merged into one. It was in these two regions that in 1919king Soleman Ponto ruled with its center in the present city of Tahuna. In the 1900’s the remaining four kingdoms were: Tabukan, Manganitu, Siau and Kendahe-Taruna.


Source kingdom of Limau (only indon. language)

– Sejarah kerajaan Limau:http://9soputan9.blogspot.nl/2011/11/kerajaan-kendahe-dan-sekitarnya.html?spref=bl
– Sejarah kerajaan Limau:https://talaudnews.wordpress.com/2015/05/19/berdirinya-kerajaan-kerajaan-di-sangir-talaud/

Source kingdoms on Sangihe (only indon. language)

Sejarah kerajaan di Sangihe: http://9soputan9.blogspot.co.id/2013/11/kerajaan-sangihe-talaud.html
Sejarah kerajaan di Sangihe: http://dhevinadalinda.blogspot.co.id/2014/10/cerita-sejarah-raja-gumansalangi-raja.html
Sejarah kerajaan di Sangihe: http://sangihekab.go.id/home/index.php?document_srl=855&mid=Sejarah
Sejarah kerajaan di Sangihe: http://manado.tribunnews.com/2013/06/25/asal-usul-manado-siau-dan-sangihe-talaud
– Raja raja Sangihe Talaud: http://raja-rajasangihetalaud.blogspot.co.id/2016/08/800×600-normal-0-false-false-false-en.html
– Sejarah kerajaan-kerajaan di Sulawesi Utara: https://arkeologiriset.wordpress.com/2017/11/01/sejarah-sangihe-pilipin


Old maps of the islands of Sangihe, Talaud dan Tagulandang

Islands Sangihe (Sangir), Talaud and Tagulandang, 1700.

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Islands Sangir (Sangir) and Talaud, 1724

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Islands Sangihe (Sangir), Talaud and Tagulandang, 1894


 

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