Ramain, Philippines

BRIEF HISTORY: One of the 15 states created by the Maranaos in the 18th and 19th centuries. Today in the Pangampong (Principality) of Bayabayo in the Lanao del Sur Province of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) of The Philippines, on the Mindanao island, belonging to the confederation of the Sultans of Lanao or Ranao (Pat a Pangampong a Ranao or Pat a Pong Ampong a Ranao or Pata Pengampong ko Ranao), created in 1640 and one of the 16 ruling royal sultanates (Panoroganan) today  recognised by the Philippines government.

THANKS TO: Donald P. Tick gelar Raja Muda Kuno, Pusaka Archive Indonesia Kingdoms pusaka.tick@tiscali.nl (30/4/2002, 14/2/2003, 17/5/2003, 18/1/2004, 25/8/2007, 16/12/2008)

UPDATED: 16/12/2008

RELIGION: Islam

GLOSSARY:
Pangampong: principality
Panoroganan: equivalent to His Royal Highness (HRH)

QUALIFICATIONS AND TITLES:
Head of the Dynasty
: HRH The (Panoroganan) Sultan of Ramain

HEAD OF THE DYNASTY: HRH (Panoroganan) Patadatu Bayas, Sultan of Ramain

MEMBERS OF THE DYNASTY:
Children of Sultan Alwiyah:
1 Pcess Tarhata Baraguir Alangadi Alonto, Gov of Lanao del Sur 1971, X (at the age of 16) Haroun al Rashid Daludacula Lucman, Sultan of
Bayang, recognized by Philippines President Marcos as 2nd Paramount Sultan of Mindanao and Sulu, sometime exiled to Saudi Arabia

2 Pce Domocao Alonto, Senator 11/1955-1961, mbr of the 1986 Constitutional Commission, founder of the Mindanao State University (MSU) 1961, dec King Faisal Peace Award 1980s (Saudi Arabia), 1910, +Kota 11/12/2002 (bur Kota Islamic Center mosque 12/12/2002)

PREDECESSORS:
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Datu Acari

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Alwiyah or Aloaya bin Alonto, Sultan of Ramain 1912-...., the first Muslim Senator of the Philippines, 1890s

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Haji Aziz Rakirin Alos Macarumpat, Sultan of Ramain

HRH (Panoroganan) Patadatu Bayas, Sultan of Ramain (see above, Head of the Dynasty)