Saturday, May 12, 2018

Javanese Hindu King from the Rajasa Dynasty: Hayam Wuruk

The Majapahit Empire was initially founded in the 13th century CE as a kingdom that rule Bali, Madura, Malayu and Tanjungpura.

Hayam Wuruk (r. 1350 -1389) was the fourth king of the great kingdom of Majapahit, with its main territory on the island of Java.

He was the reigning monarch when Majapahit, under the leadership of the “grand vizier” Gajah Mada, reached the zenith of its imperial expansion. Under the two leaders, Majapahit extended its power throughout the Indonesian archipelago.

Hayam Wuruk was born in 1334 as a prince of Kahuripan during an earthquake and the eruption of the volcano Kampud.

Under the two leaders, Majapahit extended its power throughout the Indonesian archipelago.
Javanese Hindu King from the Rajasa Dynasty: Hayam Wuruk
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