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Mangkunegaran Palace

Mangkunegaran Palace lies on Ronggowarsito street, Surakarta city and the prince of Mangkunegaran called Mangkunegoro. Officially, his name is Prince Gusti Kanjeng Arya Mangkunegara Senopati Ing Ayudha Sudibyaningprang. Mangkunegaran palace is the Mataram dynasty and Prince Sambernyawa (Raden Mas Said) who had created it. Since he was16 years, he struggled with his military expertise, Prince Mangkunegara I, III and the prince Pakubuwana Mangkubumi joined forces to fight the Dutch Colonial.

King of Surakarta and Yogyakarta kingdoms built a power with courage. Heirs continued rationalization of power, namely Mangkunegaran II and made the Kingdom a strong and prosperous people. Literary works published and referenced by Java community, Prince Mangkunegara balanced a tough and clever play skill. He dislike dictated and did not hesitate to act decisively confront other powers that undermine the authority and existence.

Each generation of Mangkunegaran prince prepared an excellent leader and intelligent. The crown prince with Prangwadana title and it was given the burden of responsibility from the juvenile stages. Mangkunegaran prince generation as:

  • Prince Gusti Kanjeng Mangkunegara Arya I in 1757-1795
  • Prince Gusti Kanjeng Mangkunegara Arya II in 1796-1835
  • Prince Gusti Kanjeng Mangkunegara Arya III in 1835-1853
  • Prince Gusti Kanjeng Mangkunegara Arya IV in 1853-1881
  • Prince Gusti Kanjeng Mangkunegara Arya V in 1881-1896
  • Prince Gusti Kanjeng Mangkunegara Arya VI in 1896-1916
  • Prince Gusti Kanjeng Mangkunegara Arya VII in 1916-1944
  • Prince Gusti Kanjeng Mangkunegara Arya VIII in 1944-1987
  • Prince Gusti Kanjeng Mangkunegara Arya IX in 1987 to present.