1918 - 1945 Raja Don Ote
Nicolaas Isu Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang. b. 25th
May 1880, third son of Don Bastian Isu Nisnoni, 9th
Liurai of Sonbai Kecil, by his wife, Donna Johanna
Taihutu. Succeeded his elder brother as 11th
Liurai of Sonbai Kecil, 4th April 1911.
Installed as Raja of Kupang, June 1918. Abdicated as
Raja, in favour of his eldest son, 1945. Also served as
temp. ruler of Fatu Leu 1930-1942. Rcvd: the Great
Golden Gold Star for Loyalty and Merit (4.9.1946), and
the Lesser Gold Medal for Loyalty and Merit (31.8.1935). m.
Donna Esther(b. 5th June 1886; d.
23rd March 1970), née Koroh, daughter of Raja
Rasi Koroh [Tobe Mnatu], Usif of Amarasi. He d. 1st
September 1952, having had issue, two sons:
Don Obe Alfonsus Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang - see
Nepa Wicliff Hans Maurits Nisnoni, Raja of Fatu
Leu. b. 8th January 1911,
educ. Europese Lagere Sch., Kupang. Installed
as Raja of Fatu Leu, 1945. m. Donna Leni,
née Mesa (b. 22nd July 1916; d.
21st March 1994). He d. 6th
June 1983, having had issue, four sons and five
Don Henry Cas Nisnoni. b. 11th
October 1945. He d. in a car
crash, 18th April 1983.
Don Isu Wicliff Nisnoni. b. 17th
Don Maurits Salmun Mes Nisnoni. b.
13th December 1949. He d.
24th August 1988.
Don Ansje Obe Nisnoni. b. 17th
Donna Yvonne Julla Lenny. b. 11th
April 1943. m. Paul Doko, second
son of Izaak Hendrikus Doko, a famous
Indonesian nationalist on Timor.
Donna Elisabeth Ella Therik-Nisnoni. b.
17th July 1944. m. Don
Saul Therik (d. 2000), a
descendant of the Royal house of Bilba.
She had, amongst other issue, a son who
married a descendant of the Royal house
Donna Astrid Timu. b. 16th
Donna Otti Lisa. b. 7th
Donna Muni Leikee. b. 15th
April 1954. m. Raja Muda Sjioen
(d. January 2006), of the Manek
dynasty of OEpao, Rote.
1945 -  Raja Don
Obe Alfonsus Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang. b. at Baun,
Amarasi, 28th January 1907, eldest son of Raja
Don Ote Nicolaas Isu Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang, by his
wife, Donna Esther, daughter of Raja Rasi Koroh [Tobe
Mnatu], Usif of Amarasi, educ. Europese Lagere
Sch., Openbare; MULO, Weltevreden, Java; and at STOVIA,
Makassar. Assist. to the Governing Brd. at Kupang
1930-1931, at SoE 1931-1935, and for Kupang, Fatu Leu
& Amfoang 1935-1942. Wakil-Raja of Fatu Leu
1935-1945. Installed as Raja of Kupang, after the
abdication of his father, 1945. Re-elected after a
dispute about his selection, by the Helong family, 1948. Wakil-Kepala
Daerah of the Timor Island Fed. (Timor, Rote, Savu
and Alor) 1948-1951, Senator East Indonesia Fed.
1949-1950. Deposed when the Timorese kingdoms were
abolished by the Indonesian Republic in 1960. Head of the
Church Community of Camplong, Presdt. Indonesian Canning
& Freezing Co., etc. m. 26th June
1935, Donna Adeleida Bertje Amalo-Djawa (b. 28th
March 1912; d. 9th January 1991),
adopted daughter of Raja Don Semuel Thomas Djawa, Raja of
Sawu and DoaE of Seba, and fifth child of Raja Don
Johannes Jeremias Amalo, Manek of Termanu, by his wife,
Donna Elisabeth, née Manubulu, of Korbafo, in Rote. He d.
14th November 1992, having had issue, four
sons and two daughters:
Don Leopold Nicolaas Isu Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang
- see below.
George Ferdinand Nisnoni. b. 7th
April 1937 (twin with Samuel Thomas).
Samuel Thomas Nisnoni. b. 7th
April 1937 (twin with George Ferdinand). He d.
4th November 1999.
Franklin Jeremias Nisnoni. b. 6th
November 1945. Employed with Timor Provincial
Agricultural Service. He d. at a Jakarta
hospital, 22nd December 2003 (bur
Nisnoni Royal Graveyard, Bakunase).
Johanna Esther. b. 27th May
Alfonsina Amalia Nope-Nisnoni. b. 16th
November 1949. m. Don Willem Hendrik Nope,
 Raja Don Leopold
Nicolaas Isu Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang. b. 20th
March 1936, eldest son of Raja Don Obe Alfonsus Nisnoni,
Raja of Kupang, by his wife, Donna Adeleida Bertje
Amalo-Djawa, adopted daughter of Raja Don Semuel Thomas
Djawa, Raja of Sawu and DoaE of Seba, educ. HBS,
Groningen, Christelijke Lyceum, Bandung, Kupang High
Sch., and Accountancy Acad., Kupang (BBA). Entered Dutch
Post and served in the Hague. Accountant with Indonesian
Canning & Freezing Co. 1958-1961, Chief of Admin.
Nusa Tenggara Timur Cattle Cooperative 1961-1962, entered
Nusa Tenggara Timur provincial administration 1963, Head
of Cattle Husbandry Dept. 1963-1964, Dir. Logistics &
Local Transport for Kupang City 1964-1967, Mng-Dir.
Kupang Printing Co. 1968-1990. Consultant to Kupang
Printing Co., Radar Newspapers, and other companies.
Succeeded on the death of his father, as Head of the
Royal House of Kupang, 14th November 1992
(officially recognised, January 1993). Vice-Chancellor of
the Dewan Usif Timor (Cncl. of Timorese Rajas). Deputy
Sec. Indonesia Muda (a charitable institution). m.
1963, Ratu Donna Fredrika Margaretha, née Lino. He has
issue, and three daughters:
Don Alfons Wiegers Napu Nisnoni, Raja Muda.
b. at Kupang, 4th April 1963, educ.
Economic Univ., Surabaya. Heir Apparent. Employed
with UNO in Kupang. m. at Kupang, 18th
January 2006, Donna Maria Rade Pono, Ratu Muda
(b. at Sumba, 23rd March 1977),
fourth child of Raja Muda Yosua Ludji Pono, of
Seba, in Savu, by his wife, Mrs Octovina D.
Pono-Frans, a descendant of DoaE Elias Ludji
Radja Pono, Raja of Seba, in Suvu. He has
issue, two sons:
Don Leopold George Isu Marchiana Nisnoni.
b. at Kupang, 8th March
Don Pedro Josua Nisnoni. b. at
Kupang, 8th June 2007.
Carlos Leopold Fredrik Nisnoni. b. at
Kupang, 8th July 1971, educ.
Gajah Mada Univ., Yoyakarta (M Tech). Architect. m.
Donna Imelda Fonyke Nange (b. at Maumere,
Sikka, Flores, 23rd March 1974), a
direct descendant of the Maneks of Termanu, on
Rote. He has issue, one son:
Don Mathew Antonio Nicolaas Nisnoni. b.
at Kupang, 20th September
Angke Enggelina Connie. b. at Kupang, 14th
August 1964. m. Anjar Rachimuljongo
[Rahmulyono] (b. 22nd September
1962), from Purbalingga, Java. She has issue, two
sons and two daughters:
Anthonyo Berthie Rachimuljongo [Anthonei
Bertie Rahmulyono]. b. in Java, 22nd
Adriano Juventus Rachimuljongo [Adriano
Juve Rahmulyono]. b. in Java, 10th
Adeleida Bunga Rachimuljongo
[Rahmulyono]. b. in Java, 5th
Anastasia Gadis Betania Rachimuljongo
[Rahmulyono]. b. in Java, 24th
Esther Carolina. b. at Kupang, 12th
August 1966. She had issue, one son by a Suvanese
Don Devon Alfons Obe Nisnoni. b.
21st May 1992. Adopted by his
Adeleida Johanna Amy. b. at Kupang, 22nd
November 1968. m. Immens Morgana
Nawa (b. at Cipanas, West Java, 22nd
June 1961), son of Nawa, from Savu, by his
wife, a princess of the Sjioen dynasty of OEpao,
on Rote. She has issue, one son and one daughter:
Don Glen Fredrik Wilson Nawa. b.
at Kupang, 12th May 2003.
Donna Helenstynsa [Tasya] Nawa. b.
at Kupang, 3rd August