Pontianak, Indonesia

BRIEF HISTORY: The state of Pontianak was created in Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat) in 1771, but was elevated as a sultanate only in 1778 by the Raja of Riau. The sultanate was suppressed in 1950 by the Republic of Indonesia and revived on 15/1/2004.

SOURCES: 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

Gerry van Klinken, Return of the Sultans 2004

RELATED WEBSITE: Warisan Pusaka Bangsa http://www.riaulingga.com/sulawesi

THANKS TO: Robert Egeter van Kuyk (12/8/2001)
Donald P. Tick gelar Raja Muda Kuno, Pusat Dokumentasi Kerajaan di Indonesia "Pusaka", Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
pusaka.tick@tiscali.nl (24/12/2002, 3/4/2003, 17/4/2003, 9/5/2003, 19/1/2004, 11/10/2004, 29/1/2007, 27/10/2007, 15/11/2007)

UPDATED: 12/3/2009

DYNASTY: Al Kadri, Alkadrie, al-Qadri

GLOSSARY:
Istana: Palace
Ketua Majelis Musyawarah Istana: President of the Consultative Assembly of the Palace
Pangeran: Prince (sovereign)
Pangeran Perdana, Pangeran Mas Perdana: Premier Prince
Ratoe, Ratu: Queen
Soera, Sura: exemplary
Syecha: another spelling of Sheikha
Yang Mulia: in short Y.M. or YM, the prefix of royals who are not children of the royal rulers and of Syeds (the descendants of Holy Prophet Mohammed)

QUALIFICATIONS AND TITLES
:
Head of the Dynasty
: HH The Sultan of Pontianak
(Istana Kadriah, Pontianak, Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia)
Children of HH The Sultan: Pce Syarif, Pcess Syarifa
Other Members of the Dynasty: Syarif, Syarifa (as descendants of Holy Prophet Muhammad)

HEAD OF THE DYNASTY: HH Pangeran Syarif Abubakar bin Syarif Machmud al-Qadri/AlKadrie gelar Pangeran Mas Perdana, Sultan of Pontianak installed on 15/1/2004, X Nurlaila Muhammad Yatim, titled HH Sultana Mas Ratu Nurlaila

CHIEF OF THE TRADITIONAL COUNCIL: Pangeran Syarif Slamet bin Syarif Yusuf al-Qadri

MEMBERS OF THE DYNASTY:
Children of HH Sultan Hamid II:
1 Pce Pangeran Syarif Yusuf (Max) Nico Alkadrie (Al-Qadri), Ketua Majelis Musyawarah Istana Kadriyah, °1942, X 2007 .... 
(The Netherlands)

2 Pcess Syarifa Zorah (Edith) Denise Corrie Alkadrie, +3/2/2005 (crem 7/3/2005)

Sons and descendants of HH Sultan Muhammad (among 7 sons and 8 daughters):
1 Pangeran Syarif Machmud al-Qadri, Crown Pce (Pangeran Perdana), +(killed by the Japanese) 1944. Father of:
1.1 HH Pangeran Syarif Abubakar Machmud al-Qadri/AlKadrie gelar Pangeran Mas Perdana, Sultan of Pontianak installed on 15/1/2004 (see above, Head of the Family)

2 HH Paduka Yang Mulia Syarif al Habib Sultan Hamid II bin Mohammed al Qadri (Alqadrie), 8th Sultan of Pontianak 27/10/1945-30/3/1978 (see below, Predecessors)

Adopted son of HH Sultan Muhammad:
1 Aman. Father of:
1.1 Mohamed bin Aman

PREDECESSORS:
Syarif Abdul Rahman ibn al Habib al Husain Al Kadri, ruler 1771-1778 then 1st Sultan of Pontianak 1778-1808, declared 23/10/2000 as Pahlawan Nasional (National Hero) of Indonesia, originally named Yusuf (I) until 1768 when elevated to the dignity of Pangeran Nur Alam in the sultanate of Banjermasin, X Utin Tjindro Midi, daughter of Daeng Menambon, ruler of
Mampawa. Father of:

Syarif al Habib Sultan Kasim bin Abdul Rahman Alkadrie, 2nd Sultan of Pontianak 1808-1819. Brother of:

Syarif al Habib Sultan Usman (Osman) bin Qasim Alkadrie, 3rd Sultan of Pontianak 1819-1855, +1860. Father of:

Syarif al Habib Sultan Hamid I bin Osman Alkadrie, 4th Sultan of Pontianak 1855-1872. Father of:

Syarif al Habib Sultan Yusuf (II) bin Hamid al-Kadri, 5th Sultan of Pontianak 1872-1895, +1895, X Syarifa Jahara. Father of:

HH Sri Paduka al-Sayyid Syarif al Habib Sultan Muhammad ibni al-Marhum Sultan al-Sayyid Yusuf al-Kadri, 6th Sultan of Pontianak 15/3/1895-1944, installed 6/8/1895, Heir Apparent (
Sri Paduka Pengiran Ratu Paku Negara) before 1887-1895, °Istana Kadariah, Pontianak 8/1/1872, +(beheaded by the Japanese) Mandor, Ladak 24/6/1944,


Collection Almanach de Bruxelles

X Syecha Djamillah Syarwani, styled Yang Mulia Ratoe Soeri Syecha Djamillah Syarwani. Grandfather of:

HH Thaha Alkadrie, 7th Sultan of Pontianak 1944-1945 under Japanese occupation

HH Paduka Yang Mulia Syarif al Habib Sultan Hamid II bin Mohammed al Qadri (Alqadrie), 8th Sultan of Pontianak 27/10/1945-30/3/1978, deprived of ruling powers 1950, ADC to HM Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands 1947, Min without Portfolio in the Government of the United States of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia Serikat) 12/1949, Pres of the Parliament and Pres a.i. of the Federated State of West Borneo (Daera Istimewa Kalimantan Barat) 1947, Offr Royal Dutch Colonial Army, educ Royal Military Academy of Breda, The Netherlands, °12/7/1913, +Jakarta 30/3/1978, X Dina van Delden, titled Maharatu Mas Makhota, °5/1/1915. Son of 6th Sultan HH Muhammad and uncle of HH Sultan Taha

HH Simon, Head of the Royal House of Pontianak

HH Pangeran Syarif Abubakar Machmud al-Qadri/AlKadrie gelar Pangeran Mas Perdana, Sultan of Pontianak installed on 15/1/2004 (see above, Head of the Dynasty). Nephew of HH Sultan Hamid II

 

H H Sri Paduka Sultan al-Sayyid Sharif Muhammad ibni al-Marhum Sultan al-Sayyid Sharif Yusuf al-Kadri