Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Larantuka - Flores - NTT


Front: Ratu Donna Martina Dias Vierra Godinho, wife (not his mother,but of predecessor) of the last ruling Raja of Larantuka: Raja Don Lorenzo III DVG (from 1937). The Raja died 1982.

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A 3,300 km² state in the Flores islands, founded c1400 .

1 comment:

Raja Muda Kuno said...

His halfbrother Raja Don Servus(dynastychief 1982-1998.) reactivised the function of dynasty chief again in the Maria worship Larantuka organisation:the "Confreria".They give dignitystick,etc. top Maria and get it back from her before being installed as Raja.One of the acts.This Raja followed in the footsteps of his brother.