Hamengkubuwono VII

Hamengkubuwana VII by Kassian Céphas, 1885. KITLV collection.

Hamengkubuwono VII (also spelled Hamengkubuwana VII, 4 February 1839 – 30 December 1921) was the seventh sultan of Yogyakarta, reigning from December 22, 1877 to January 29, 1921. [1]

His residence after abdication of the crown in the early of 19th Century is now known as the Museum Ambarrukmo, part of the Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta hotel complex.[2]


  1. Ricklefs, M. C. (2001) A history of modern Indonesia since c.1200 Basingstoke: Palgrave. 3rd ed. ISBN 0333801008 (pbk.)
  2. "Museum Ambarrukmo". Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel Yogyakarta. 2014. Retrieved July 17, 2015. In the early of 19th Century, it was the official residence of the Late Sri Sultan HamengkuBuwono VII, soon after he abdicated his crown.

See also

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Hamengkubuwono VI
Sultan of Yogyakarta
Succeeded by
Hamengkubuwono VIII

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