Overview

Sultanate of Brunei


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Bendahara Dynasty

Notes

Chronology

Some dates down to 1822 are approximate, and the order of succession is not quite certain. For the first seventeen rulers (sixteenth-eighteenth centuries), whose chronology is unresolved, see R. Nicholl, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, XX (1989), 175–95.

Brown, D. E., Brunei: the Structure and History of a Bornean Malay Sultanate (Brunei, 1970).Saunders, G., A History of Brunei (Kuala Lumpur, 1994).

1760–1780

Omar Ali Saifuddin I (attested as sultan 1762 after a period of confusion; abdicated, died 1795)

1780–1795

Muhammad Tajuddin (son; abdicated)

1795–1796

Muhammad Jamalul Alam I (son)

1796–1807

Muhammad Tajuddin (again)

1807–1822

Muhammad Kanzul Alam (brother)

1822–1852

Omar Ali Saifuddin II (son of Muhammad Jamalul Alam I)

1852–1885

Abdul Mumin (son-in-law)

1885–1906

Hashim Jalilul Alam (son of Omar Ali Saifuddin II; British protectorate 1888–1983)

1906–1924

Muhammad Jamalul Alam II (son)

1924–1950

Ahmad Tajuddin (son; Japanese rule 1941–5)

1950–1967

Omar Ali Saifuddin III (brother; abdicated, died 1986)

1967– 

Hassanal Bolkiah (son)

Subjects: History.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.