Banawa, Indonesia

BRIEF HISTORY: A state in the Middle Celebes (Sulawesi Tengah) created c1667. The population was 34,594 in 1932. Sovereignty was altered in 1949. Also named after the main town Donggala.

THANKS TO: John Duncan McMeekin (26/11/1999)
Donald P. Tick, Pusat Dokumentasi Kerajaan di Indonesia "Pusaka", Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
pusaka.tick@tiscali.nl (7/4/2007, 10/11/2007, 16/2/2008, 26/12/2008, 23/10/2009, 28/10/2009)

UPDATED: 28/10/2009

GLOSSARY:
Bupati: literally regent, elected civil administrator of a Kapubaten (regency, the administrative division below the province)

QUALIFICATIONS AND TITLES:
Dynasty Head
:
The Raja (Magaoe) of Banawa, Aru of Ganti

DYNASTY HEAD: Datu Wajar Lamarauna, unsuccessful candidate as Bupati of Donggala 2008

DYNASTY MEMBERS:
Children of Raja La Ruhana Lamaranua:
1 La Parenrengi Lamaranua, also named Andi and known as Drs Haji Adam Ardjad Lamarauna, Raja (Magaoe) of Banawa (see below, Predecessors)

2 (by Busa) Islisi

3 (by Busa) Ibila

4 (by Busa) Irio

PREDECESSORS:
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Mardika Daeng Matona ....-1844

Mardika La Patigo 1844-....

Mardika Naden ....-1856

Mardika .... 1856-1888

Mardika Lamakagili 1888-deposed 1901, exiled to Makassar, +1903

Mardika La Marauna 13/12/1902-14/7/1916, abdicated 14/7/1916, 1866

Mardika La Gaga 24/9/1916-1946

Raja La Ruhana Lamaranua ....-1975, abdicated rule 1962, X 1 Busa, 2 Kalaru. Father of:

La Parenrengi Lamaranua, also named Andi and known as Drs Haji Adam Ardjad Lamarauna, Raja (Magaoe) of Banawa, Bupati of Donggala 2004-2006. Father of (oldest son):

Datu Wajar Lamarauna (see above, Dynasty Head)