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Abdul Kahar

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Predecessor  Bolkiah
Father  Bolkiah
Burial  Brunei

Died  1578 Brunei
Successor  Saiful Rijal
Name  Abdul Kahar
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Reign  1524 CE - 1530 CE (abdicated)

Sultan Abdul Kahar was the seventh sultan of Brunei. He ruled from 1524 until stepping down from the throne on 1530 to allow his nephew Saiful Rijal to become sultan . He died in 1578.

Uncertainties

The earliest historical record of the Sultans of Brunei is not clearly known due to the poor early documentation of Brunei's history. Many elder members of the House of Bolkiah claim that their ancestors were the BaHassan and BaAlawi Saadah from Tarim and Hadhramawt in Yemen. In addition there has been an effort to Islamise the history, with the "official history" not matching up with verifiable foreign sources. The Batu Tarsilah, the genealogical record of the kings of Brunei, was not started until 1807 CE. Therefore, much of the intepretation on history relied on earlier Chinese sources and legends. It seems that the early Sultanate of Brunei was dependent on Chinese support, and perhaps early Sultans were of Chinese origin. Furthermore the earliest Sultans may have been practising the Hindu or Buddhist religions, with early names indicating this origin.

References

Abdul Kahar Wikipedia


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