Kingdom of Padang Laweh / Prov. Sumatera Barat

The Kingdom of Padang Laweh was located on Sumatera, in the District of Dharmasraya, province of west Sumatera.
Rajo ruled in Padang Laweh from 1213 until 1901.

Kabupaten Dharmasraya

Province of West Sumatera


* Foto (old) kingdoms on Sumatera: link


History of the kingdom

Google translation

Rajo in Padang Laweh was founded in 1213 for the leader of Rantau Batang Hari and the boundary guard between Minangkabau and Rajo Jambi. Rajo Padang Laweh ruled over 3 kelarasan in Rantau Batang Hari, kelarasan Batang Hari, kelarasan Batang Piruko Batang, and kelarasan Batang Siek Branch, plus Rantau Pucuak. Each kelarasan had urang gadang.

  1. Lareh Batang Hari urang gadangnyo had the title Datuak Bandaro Kayo centered in Tiumang.
  2. Lareh Batang Piruko urang gadangnyo had the title Datuak Singo Lipati centered in Koto Padang.
  3. Lareh Batang Siek urang gadangnyo with the title Datuak timbun taie centered in Koto Salak.
  4. Pucuak Rantau urang gadangnyo had 2 urang. The titles were:
  • Datuak Ibul centered in Ibul
  • Datuak Tanggo Rajo centered in Sitiung

Rajo ruled in Padang Laweh from 1213 until 1901.


List of Kings

1213-1283: St. Alid. Tuanku Bagindo St. Muhammad
1283-1383: St. Ismaulana Dewa Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1383-1473: St. Muhammad Rasid Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1473-1558: St. Aminullah Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1558-1633: St. Abdul Kadir Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1633-1717: St. Abdul Talip Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1717-1781: St. Azhar Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1781-1840: St. Tarmizi Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1840-1890: St. Rahmat Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1890-1942: St. Abdul Rahman Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1942-1988: St. Ramli Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad
1988- Sekarang: St. Alif Tuanku Bagindo Sutan Muhammad

– Source:  http://kerajaanpadanglaweh.blogspot.co.id/


Maps of oldSumatera

For maps of old Sumatera (1565, 1588, 1598, 1601, 1616, 1620, 1707, 1725, 1760), klik di here

Sumatera, tahun 1707


Source (only in indon. language)

– Sejarah Kerajaan Padang Laweh: link
Sejarah kerajaan Padang Laweh di Wiki: Wiki
– Asal mula Padang Laweh: http://www.warnetgadis.com/2015/06/asal-mula-padang-laweh-dharmasraya.html
– Daftar raja: http://kerajaanpadanglaweh.blogspot.co.id/