Buton, Indonesia

BRIEF HISTORY: A state founded before 1550 on the Buton island, in Sulawesi Tenggara (South Eastern Celebes). Since 1886, there are 3 lines of Sultans: the Kaum (clan) Tanailandutak, the Kaum (clan) Tapitapitak and the Kaum (clan) Kumbewahatak. The Sultanate was suppressed in 1960. The capital city is Bau-Bau. Spelled Boeton in Dutch.

SOURCE: A.M.H.J. Stokvis, Manuel d’histoire, de généalogie et de chronologie de tous les Etats du globe..., Boekhandel & Antiquariaat B.M. Israël, Leiden 1888-1893, 1966

RELATED WEBSITES:
Rulers
http://rulers.org/indotrad.html
Warisan Pusaka Bangsa
http://www.riaulingga.com/sulawesi

THANKS TO: John Duncan McMeekin (26/11/1999)
Donald P. Tick gelar Raja Muda Kuno, Pusaka Archive Indonesia Kingdoms
pusaka.tick@tiscali.nl (12/5/2002, 30/7/2002, 2/10/2002, 8/4/2007, 23/11/2008, 9/10/2009)

UPDATED: 25/10/2009

GLOSSARY:
Bupati: literally regent, elected civil administrator of a Kapubaten (regency, the administrative division below the province)
Daeng: nobility title
Kaum: clan
Siolimbona: the Royal Council
Wali Kota: Vice Mayor

QUALIFICATIONS AND TITLES:
Dynasty
Head: HH The Sultan of Buton
(Buton, Indonesia)

DYNASTY HEAD: HH Dr La Ode Mohammad Izat Manarfa, MSc, 40th Sultan of Buton, Chief of the Dpt of Health of the Prov of Sulawesi Tenggara in Kendari

BROTHER: Drs Haji La Ode Moch. Halaka Manarfa, Vice Mayor (Wali Kota) of (the royal town of) Bau-Bau, webmaster of Drs H. La Ode Moch. Halaka Manarfa  www.laodehalakamanarfa.info

DYNASTY MEMBERS:
Halfbrother of Sultan La Ode Manarfa Kaimuddin:
1 La Ode Nasiu

Uncle of Sultan La Ode Manarfa Kaimuddin:
1 La Ode Hibali

PREDECESSORS:
Ali 16..-1654

La Ode Lau 1654-1663

La Simbatta 1663-1669

La Tunga 1669-1680

La Bele 1680-....

Daeng Malaba Saifuddin ....-1702

Sauddin 1702-1703

Shams ud Din 1703-1709

La Wulangke Nasr ud Din 1709-1711

Abderrashid 1711-1712

La Seling Saki ud Din 1712-....

Malik Sair Allah ....-1750

Mohammad Said Hamayat ud Din 1750-1752 and 1760-1763

Saki ud Din II 1752-1759

Raif ud Din 1759-1760

Kaimuddin 1763-1787

Alim ud Din 1787

Tomadda Muiddin 1787-1799

Sultan Dayanu Azar ud Din aka Abunasar Muhammad 1799-18..

Sultan Mohammad Anhar ud Din 18..-1824

Sultan Kaimuddin 1824-1851

Sultan Mohammad Isa Kaimuddin 1851-1871

Mohammad Saleh Kaimuddin, Sultan of Buton 1871-1886

Kaum Tanailandutak:
Mohammad Umara Kaimuddin, Sultan of Buton 1886-9/1904, +9/1904

Kaum Tapitapitak:
Mohammad Asiki, Regent 1904-1906, proclaimed himself Sultan Adil Raham ....-16/7/1911, +16/7/1911

Kaum Tanailandutak:
Mohammad Husaini Dayanu Ihsana Kaimuddin, Sultan of Buton 10/1911-4/12/1913, +4/12/1913. Brother of Sultan Mohammad Umara Kaimuddin

Kaum Kumbewahatak:
Abdul Latif, Sultan of Buton 4/12/1913-abdicated 27/10/1915. Son of Sultan Mohammad Isa Kaimuddin

Kaum Tapitapitak:
Mohammad Ali Kaimuddin, Sultan of Buton designated 27/10/1915-effective 4/12/1917-1921. Son of a grandnephew of Sultan Adil Raham

Kaum Kumbewahatak:
HH Mohammad Syariful Anami Kaimuddin, Sultan of Buton 1922-1924, also Raja of Muna 1915-1921 under the name of La Ode Afioe, +1937. Son of a nephew of Sultan Abdul Latif

HH Mohammad Hamidi Kaimuddin, Sultan of Buton 1924-1937, born La Ode Hamidi, +..... Son of Sultan Abdul Latif

HH La Ode Falihi Kaimuddin, Sultan of Buton 1937-retired 1959, Interim Ruler 9/1924-1937, +1960. Father of:

HH Drs. Haji Muhammad La Ode Manarfa Khalifatul Kaimuddin, Sultan of Buton since 1959, effective ruler 1959-1960, Bupati Buton 1967-1969, Rector of the Dayanu Ikhsanuddin Univ, °22/3/1919, +7 or 27/11/2006, X Hajjah Wa de Dawiah La Langi, +2005/2006. Father (2nd child and oldest son, among 3 daughters and 9 sons) of:

HH Dr. La Ode Mohammad Izat Manarfa, MSc, 40th Sultan of Buton (see above, Dynasty Head)