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Royal Titles for Non-Relatives

The Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Sultanate gives nobility title for people outside palace which is credited as meritorious and give such great contribution for the Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Sultanate especially and for the state of Indonesia generally. One of them is Sugondo who received the title of “Kanjeng Mas Tumenggung Gondohusodo” (health degree) from the Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Sultanate. On June 26 2006, Sri Sultan HB X gave nobility title to Sugondo concerning with his invention considered very useful for the community.  Sugondo created Gondo Physical Therapy Equipment series 8 (ATFG-8) that used to cure many diseases, such as insomnia, vertigo, epilepsy, stroke, asthma, diabetes, rheumatism, gout, thalassemia, leukemia, and others. This tool can also be a therapeutic medium for the growth of children, improves intelligence, and also for the sportsman.

In the reign of Sultan Hamengkubuwono III, the Ngayogyakarta Sultanate has given a title of nobility for a figure from Chinese descent (Kapitan) Tan Jin Sing. He was Chinese community leader (Lurahing Pacino) in Yogyakarta which has been regarded as the first impetuous in cultural collaboration between Javanese and Chinese.  Tan Jin Sing has awarded by The Ngayogyakarta Sultanate with the title of Kanjeng Raden Tumenggung Secodiningrat and appointed by Sultan Hamengku Buwono III as Bupati Nayoko.


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