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Hoesein Djajadiningrat
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, Pangeran Aria , Muslim scholar and Indonesian statesman, historian and linguist (1886-1960).

Bom at Kramat Watu, the chief town of a subdistrict in the residence Bantam (Bantěn) in West Java, where his father was a govemment official, he sprang from an old prominent family which was related to the former Sultans of Bantam [see indonesia, iv]. In his early youth, Ḥoesein’s historical interest must have been evoked by reminiscences of the period of the Bantam Sultans, kept alive through stories and legends and through old buildings such as the monume…

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Pijper, G. F., “Hoesein Djajadiningrat”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 06 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_8625>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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