Kingdom of Simbang / Prov. Sulawesi Selatan, Kab. Maros

The kingdom of Simbang is located in the Maros region on Sulawesi. Prov. South Sulawesi.

Provinsi of South Sulawesi

District Maros


* Foto old Sulawesi, tribes on Sulawesi and ancient sites: link


About the king today (2018)

Foto: a member of the dynasty of the kingdom Simbang.


History of the kingdom

The territory of the Kingdom of Simbang was located between the Kingdom of Bone and Gowa. It covered 24 villages. First centre was Sampakang.

Simbang was established as a kingdom by La Sanrima Daeng Pabelo, who was titled Baso Mallawati Ana’batta’na Gowa. He was the son of La Mappareppa To

The territory of the Kingdom of Simbangwas located between the Kingdom of Bone and Gowa. It covered 24 villages. First centre was Sampakang.

Simbang was established as a kingdom by La Sanrima Daeng Pabelo, who was titled Baso Mallawati Ana’batta’na Gowa. He was the son of La Mappareppa Tosappewali Arung Palakka Karaeng Ana’moncong Sultan Ismail Tumenanga ri Somba Opu (Somba Gowa XX/Mangkau Bone XIX/Datu Soppeng XXII) and his wife, named I Mira KaraEnga ri Gowa.
La Sanrima Daeng Gowa Pabelo left the country,  disappointed over the Dutch intervention in the succession in the kingdom of Gowa; he was supposed to replace his father to the throne, but the Dutch handed it over to the I Mappau’rangi Karaeng Boddia. As a result of his disappointment he established the Kingdom of Simbang around in 1709.
Areas which became under the law of the Kingdom of Simbang were as many as 24 villages, namely Samanngi, Tanetea, Tana Takko, Bontobua, Nipa, SegeSegeri, Banyo, Bontokamase, SambuEja, CambaCamba, Rumbia, Allu, Bukkangmata, Tallasa, Bontopa dinging, Pakalu, Garangtiga, Patte’ne, Sampakang, Batubassi, Pakere, Gantarang, Aloro, and Bantimurung. In 1963, Simbang was transformed from a kingdom
into the Kecamatan with the name Kecamatan Bantimurung, with Camat (ruler) I ialah Haji Andi Sirajuddin Daeng Maggading Karaeng Simbang XII

South Sulawesi 1909


List of kings

Urut-urutan Raja yang memerintah Simbang sejak tahun 1709 – 1963 adalah:

1. La Sanrima Daeng Pabelo Baso Mallawati Ana Batta’na Gowa Karaeng Ammallia Butta
2. La Pajonjongi Karaeng Appakaluaraka Butta
3. La Pagala Daeng Masarro Karaeng Sabuka
4. La Sengka Daeng Nimalo Karaeng Kanjilo
5. La Rassang Karaeng Bukkuka
6. La Baso Daeng Ngitung Karaeng Cidutoa
(Pemerintahan dijalankan oleh Kare Daeng Manja Sullewatang Simbang)
7. La Sulaimana Daeng Masikki
(Pemerintahan dijalankan oleh Kare Daeng Sitoro Sullewatang Simbang)
8. La Dolo Daeng Patokkong Petta CorawaliE ri Makuring
(Pemerintahan dijalankan oleh Kare Daeng Mattari Sullewatang Simbang)
9. La Oemma Daeng Manrapi Karaeng Turikale Matinroa ri Bonto – muloro
10. Haji Andi Patahoeddin Daeng Paroempa Sullewatang Turikale
11. Andi Amiroeddin Daeng Pasolong Karaeng Co’bo-e
12. Haji Andi Siradjoeddin Daeng Maggading.

– Source: http://hasri2jujursejarah.blogspot.co.id/2014/03/kerajaan-kerajaan-di-maros.html


History of the kingdoms in the Maros region

The Bungaya 1667/1669 Agreement between Sultan Hasanuddin Raja Gowa XVI and Admiral Cornelis Spelman turned out to have a major impact not only for the Kingdom of Gowa as an aggrieved party but also to bias the influence to other kingdoms including the kingdom around Gowa including Maros.

In the Bungaya Agreement (1667), Maros was designated as having direct rule from the Dutch so that the forms of government of the kingdoms in Maros were formulated in the form of Regentschaap led by local rulers of the Regent (Regent).
Around the XVII century in Maros Region and its surroundings were about 8 independent kingdoms. The kingdoms were:

NB: kerajaan = kingdom

* Kerajaan Simbang,
* Kerajaan Tanralili,
* Kerajaan Marusu,
* Kerajaan Bontoa,
* Kerajaan Lau,
* Kerajaan Turikale.