Aria Wiraraja

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Arya Wiraraja was named by Kertanegara of Singhasari governor in Sumenep Regency in the east part of Madura Island but in 1292 joined forces with the ruler of Kediri, Jayakatwang, in his rebellion.

The battle ended with the death of Kertanegara. Jayakatwang immediately encountered opposition from Raden Wijaya, which defeated reached Madura and, unaware of his treason, asked support to Arya Wiraraja, which helped him to get the crown in 1294.[1]

Later he declared himself independent at Lumajang. He died in 1331.[2]


  • Cœdès, George (1968). The Indianized States of South-East Asia. University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 978-0-8248-0368-1.


  1. ^ Cœdès 1968, pp. 199–200.
  2. ^ Cœdès 1968, pp. 233.