Jun 11, 2011

Sultan Hasanuddin cemetery

Next, i dropped by at a national hero cemetery, Sultan Hasanuddin. He was the 16th Ruler of The Sultanate of Gowa from 1652 to 1669.


Located in Kecamatan Katangka (a sub-district) Kabupaten Gowa (a regency), still in the area of South Sulawesi province. Its about 7 km from Makassar..










School girl were reading Sultan Hasanuddin history on a board.




Because of his bravery, he was given a nicknamed De Haantjes van Het Oosten by the Dutch, which means Roosters from the Eastern Continent.















Ref:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hasanuddin_of_Gowa
http://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Hasanuddin


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