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Indonesian States 1946-1950

States Bangka, Belitung, and Riau - Banjar - Batavia, Provisional Federal District - Dayak Besar - Indonesia Timur - Jawa Tengah - Jawa Timur - Kalimantan Barat - Kalimantan Tenggara - Kalimantan Timur - Kota Waringin - Madura - Padang dan sekitarnya - Pasundan - Sabang - Sumatera Selatan - Sumatera Timur -

Note: The Republik Indonesia Serikat (Republic of the United States of Indonesia), which existed from 27 Dec 1949 to 17 Aug 1950, consisted of: (1) seven units styled negara ("state"), among which was, prominently, Republik Indonesia (Republic of Indonesia), styled for this purpose (and indeed in all the preliminary negotiations, 1946-49) Negara Republik Indonesia (State of the Republic of Indonesia); (2) nine autonomous entities listed in the constitution; these are usually, though incorrectly, referred to as daerah ("territory"), a style that actually was borne by only two of them (in addition to the preliminary stages of two negara), as shown below; (3) a Federal District, also mentioned in the constitution; and (4) three "left-over" entities, not listed in the constitution: the traditional polity Kota Waringin on Kalimantan (Borneo), and the territories of Padang dan sekitarnya and Sabang.
 
 
Map of the Situation on 1 Dec 1948



Bangka, Belitung, and Riau

[Bangka, Belitung, and Riau
                flag]

12 Jul 1947                Bangka, Belitung, and Riau states established,
                             forming a loose confederation.
 4 Apr 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Chairman of the Executive Committee
12 Jul 1947 -  4 Apr 1950  Masjarif gelar Lelo Bandaharo

Bangka Leader
c.1949                     Mohammad Jusuf Rasidi

Belitung Leader

c.1949                     K.A. Mohammad Jusuf

Riau Leader
c.1949                     Radja Mohammad



Banjar

14 Jan 1948                Daerah Banjar (Territory of Banjar) established.
 4 Apr 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Chairman of the Banjar Council
14 Jan 1948 -  4 Apr 1950  Mohammed Hanafiah



Batavia, Provisional Federal District

Governor 
11 Aug 1948 - 1950         R.A.A. Hilman Djajadiningrat        (d. 1963)



Dayak Besar

[possible Dayak Besar flag
                1946-1950]

 7 Dec 1946                Dayak Besar (Great Dayak) established.
16 Jan 1948                Officially recognized.
 4 Apr 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Chairman of the Great Dayak Council
 7 Dec 1946 -  4 Apr 1950  J. van Dyk



Indonesia Timur

[Flag East Indonesia]

24 Dec 1946                Negara Timur Besar (State of Great East) established.
27 Dec 1946                Renamed Negara Indonesia Timur (State of East Indonesia).
17 Aug 1950                State terminated with dissolution of United States
                             of Indonesia.

President
24 Dec 1946 - 17 Aug 1950  Tjokorde Gde Rake Soekawati         (b. 1899 - d. 1973)
                             (Cokorda Gde Raka Sukawati)

Prime ministers
10 Jan 1947 - 11 Oct 1947  Nadjamuddin Daeng Malewa
11 Oct 1947 - 15 Dec 1947  Warouw
15 Dec 1947 - 27 Dec 1949  Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung            (b. 1921 - d. 1999)
27 Dec 1949 - 14 Mar 1950  Jan Engelbert Tatengkeng            (b. 1907 - d. 1968)
14 Mar 1950 - 10 May 1950  D.P. Diapari                        (b. 1921)
10 May 1950 - 17 Aug 1950  J. Putuhena (Poetoehena)



Jawa Tengah

 2 Mar 1949                Jawa Tengah (Central Java) established.
 9 Mar 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Ruler
c.1949                     R.V. Sudjito



Jawa Timur

[State of East Java flag]

26 Nov 1948                Negara Jawa Timur (State of East Java) established.
 9 Mar 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Walinegara
 3 Dec 1948 - 19 Jan 1950  R.T. Achmad Kusumonegoro
19 Jan 1950 -  9 Mar 1950  State administered by Federal commissioner



Kalimantan Barat

[West Borneo flag]

22 Oct 1946                Federasi Kalimantan Barat (Federation of West Borneo)
                             established.
12 May 1947                Daerah Istimewa Kalimantan Barat (Special Territory 
                             of West Borneo) founded.
17 Aug 1950                State terminated with dissolution of United States
                             of Indonesia.

Kepala Daerah Istimewa
15 May 1947 - 24 May 1950  Abdul Hamid II                     (b. 1913 - d. 1978)
                             (sultan of Pontianak)
24 May 1950 - 17 Aug 1950  State administered by Federal commissioner



Kalimantan Tenggara

[Southeast Borneo flag]

 8 Jan 1947                Kalimantan Tenggara (Southeast Borneo) established.
 4 Apr 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Chairman of the Borneo Tenggara Council
 8 Jan 1947 -  4 Apr 1950  Abdul Gaffar Noor                  (b. 1888? - d. 1979)



Kalimantan Timur

[East Borneo flag]

12 Apr 1947                Daerah Siak Besar (Great Siak Territory) established.
 4 Feb 1948                Renamed Federasi Kalimantan Timur (Federation of East Borneo).
24 Apr 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Chairman of the Council of Rulers
12 Apr 1947 - 24 Apr 1950  Adji Muhammad Parikesit            (b. 1895 - d. 1981)
                            (sultan of Kutai)
Chairman of the Kalimantan Timur Council
12 Apr 1947 - 24 Apr 1950  M.D. Saad

Chairman of the Executive Committee
12 Apr 1947 - 24 Apr 1950  Adji Pangeran Sosronegoro



Kota Waringin

 4 Apr 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Pangeran Ratu
1948 -  4 Apr 1950         Pangeran Kasuma Anom Alamsyah II   (d. 1975)
                             (ruler of Kota Waringin)



Madura

[State of Madura flag]

23 Jan 1948                Negara Madura (State of Madura) established.
20 Feb 1948                Officially recognized.
 9 Mar 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Walinegara
20 Feb 1948 -  1 Feb 1950  Raden R.A.A. Tjakraningrat          (b. 1886 - d. 1953)

 1 Feb 1950 -  9 Mar 1950  State administered by Federal
                           commissioner



Padang dan sekitarnya

 9 Mar 1950                Padang dan sekitarnya (Padang and Surroundings)
                             incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Walikota
1947 -  9 Mar 1950         Abdoel Hakim



Pasundan

[Sundanese [West Java] State
                flag]

 4 May 1947                Republik Pasundan (Sundanese Republic) established, 
                             but not recognized.
1947                       Republik Pasundan dissolved.
26 Feb 1948                Negara Jawa Barat (State of West Java) established.
24 Apr 1948                Renamed Negara Pasundan (Sundanese State).
11 Mar 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

President
 4 May 1947 - 1947         Raden Mohammed Suriakartelegawa
Walinegara
 4 Mar 1948 - 10 Feb 1950  Raden Aria Adipati Muharam
                             Wiranatakusumah
                   (b. 1888 - d. 1965)
10 Feb 1950 - 11 Mar 1950  State administered by Federal commissioner

Prime ministers
29 Apr 1948 - 10 Jan 1949  Adil Puradiredja
10 Jan 1949 - Jan 1950     Djumhana Wiraatmadja



Sabang

 9 Mar 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.



Sumatera Selatan

[Flag South Sumatra]

30 Aug 1948                Negara Sumatera Selatan (State of South Sumatra) established.
24 Mar 1950                Incorporated into Republic of Indonesia.

Walinegara
30 Aug 1948 - Jan 1950     Abdul Malik
Jan 1950 -  9 Mar 1950     ....
 9 Mar 1950 - 24 Mar 1950  State administered by Federal commissioner



Sumatera Timur

[Flag East Sumatra]

 8 Oct 1947                Daerah Istimewa Sumatera Timur (Special Territory of 
                             East Sumatra) established.
25 Dec 1947                State becomes Negara Sumatera Timur (State of East Sumatra).
17 Aug 1950                State terminated with dissolution of United States 
                             of Indonesia.

Kepala Daerah Istimewa
Nov 1947 - 25 Dec 1947     Tengku Mansur                      (b. 1897 - d. 1955)
Walinegara
25 Dec 1947 - 17 Aug 1950  Tengku Mansur                      (s.a.)






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