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  • Makam Sultan Sharif Ali

    The Biography of Sultan Sharif Ali Sultan Sharif Ali was the 3rd Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, a scholar who came from Taif, Saudi Arabia. Sultan Sharif Ali or later famously known by the name Sultan Berkat came to Brunei around the year 1400 when the sovereign of Sultanate ruled by Sultan Muhammad Shah (1362-1402). Genealogically, Sharif Ali was a descendent of the Prophet Muhammad SAW traced from the line of Sayidina Hasan (the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad SAW). This is proven from the lineage of the Kings of Brunei, which written in Tarsilah Brunei mentions that “Sharif Ali adalah anak cucu Sayidina Hasan (cucu Rasulullah Saw yang datang dari Taif membawa sebilah pedang (Pedang Si Bongkok)…” (Sharif Ali is the grandson of Sayidina Hasan (the grandson of Rasulullah SAW), came from Taif bringing a sword (the sword of Bongkok). In addition to being a descendant of the Prophet ... Read more »

  • Makam Sultan Bolkiah

    The Biography of Sultan Bolkiah Sultan Bolkiah was the 5th Sultan of Brunei Darussalam who ruled during 1485-1524. According to Brunei in Boxer Code, He was known by the name Sultan Abdul Salam Bolkiah or commonly called Sultan Salam. According to Hikayat Hang Tuah, Sultan Bolkiah is mentioned by the name Duke Sulok. The Young Prince Bolkiah ascended the throne in 1485 entitled Sultan Bolkiah. He was known as a mighty Sultan made the Sultanate of Brunei successfully extended its territories. The Sultan was also a fair figure made the visited areas to feel being protected and made all His territories comply with the Sultanate of Brunei. The reign of Sultan Bolkiah was a golden age of the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam, which proven by wide territories ruled at that time, not only include the territory of Brunei Darussalam at the present, but also some areas including: Sambas, Tanjungpura, Kotawaringin, ... Read more »