Syarif Kasim II

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Yang Dipertuan Besar
Syarif Kasim Abdul Jalil Saifuddin
Sultan Syarif Kasim II
COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Sultan van Siak TMnr 60027152.jpg
Sultan Syarif Kasim II
12th Sultan Siak Sri Inderapura
In office
1915–1946
Preceded by Sultan Syarif Hasyim
Succeeded by none
Personal details
Born 1 December 1893
Id-siak1.GIF Siak Sri Inderapura
Died April 23, 1968(1968-04-23) (aged 74)
 Indonesia Pekanbaru, Riau

Yang Dipertuan Besar Syarif Kasim Abdul Jalil Saifuddin or Sultan Syarif Kasim II (born in Sultanate of Siak Sri Indrapura, Riau, December 1, 1893 - died in Rumbai, Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia, 23 April 1968) was the 12th sultan of the Sultanate of Siak. He crowned as the sultan at age 23 succeeded his father Sultan Syarif Hasyim.[1][2] Sultan Syarif Kasim II is a supporter of the independence struggle Indonesia. Not long after the proclamation he stated Siak Sultanate as part of Indonesia, and he contributed his wealth of 13 million guilders for a number of republican government (equivalent to 151 million guilders or € 69 million euros in 2011).[3] Together with Sultan Serdang He also tried to persuade the kings of the East Sumatra others to participate pro republic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riwayat hidup Sultan Syarif Kasim II
  2. ^ Sultan Syarif Kasim di Profil Merdeka
  3. ^ Comparing the purchasing power of the guilder from 1450 to any other year, http://www.iisg.nl/hpw/calculate.php