Amangkurat III of Mataram

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Amangkurat III (Amangkurat Mas) (ruled 1703-1704) was a short-lived ruler of Sultan in Java.

His father Amangkurat II of Mataram had been killed, and he soon lost to his uncle Pakubuwono I in the First Javanese War of Succession, which lasted on for five years until the Dutch managed to install Pakubuwana.

Amangkurat was deposed, but not caught until 1707. He was subsequently exiled to Ceylon, where he later died.

References

  • Miksic, John (general ed.), et al. (2006) Karaton Surakarta. A look into the court of Surakarta Hadiningrat, central Java (First published: 'By the will of His Serene Highness Paku Buwono XII'. Surakarta: Yayasan Pawiyatan Kabudayan Karaton Surakarta, 2004) Marshall Cavendish Editions Singapore ISBN 981-261-226-2
Preceded by
Amangkurat II
Sultan of Mataram
1703 – 1704 (banished overseas 1708)
Succeeded by
Pakubuwono I
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