MADAGASCAR

Imerinatsimo

The Merina (or Hova) Dynasty

continued from Imerina 4.
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1710 - 1733 King Andrianjakanavalonamandimby, King of Imerinatsimo, son of King Andriamasinavalona [Andrianjakanavalondambo], King of Imerina, by his third wife, Ramananimerina, educ. privately. Granted Imerinatsimo (or South Imerina) as his fief, including Antananarivo, Alasora, Ambohitrandriamanira, Antsahadinta and Ivatobe. Established his capital at Antananarivo. Succeeded as King of Imerinatsimo on the death of his father, 1710. m. (first) Princess Ranavalonmanambonitany* [Rampananamboninitanilehibe] [Rampanamboninitany], daughter of King Andriantsimitoviaminandriandehibe, King of Imerina. m. (second) Queen Ratsimitoviaminandriana. He d. at Rovan' Antananarivo, ca. 1733 (bur. there), having had issue, a son and a daughter:
 
*Note: Princess Ranavalonmanambonitany also had further issue by a previous husband, a son and a daughter, who were made heirs to Imerinatsimo by their uncle, King Andrianmasinavalona - see Imerinatsimo 2.
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1733 - 1747 King Andriamponimerina, King of Imerinatsimo. b. before 1710, son of King Andrianjakanavalonamandimby, King of Imerinatsimo, by his second wife, Queen Ratsimitoviaminandriana, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1733. m. Queen Ramanantsahalarazaka, daughter of Andriampeno Randriambolanambo, Prince of Namehana, by his wife, Ramanitrandrianstimitovy-aminandriandehibe Rasoherinaraniny, daughter of Princess Ranavalontsimitoviaminandriana. He d. at the Rovan' Antananarivo, ca. 1747 (bur. there), having had issue, two sons and one daughter:
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1747 - 1780 King Andrianavalonibemihisatra, King of Imerinatsimo. b. before 1710, elder son of King Andriamponimerina, King of Imerinatsimo, by his wife, Queen Ramanantsahalarazaka, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father. He d. (sp?) at the Rovan' Antananarivo, ca. 1780 (bur. there).
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1780 - 1787 King Andriambalohery, King of Imerinatsimo, younger son of King Andriamponimerina, King of Imerinatsimo, by his wife, Queen Ramanantsahalarazaka, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother, ca. 1780. He d. (sp?) ca. 1787.
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1787 - 1798 King Andrianamboatsimarofy, King of Imerinatsimo, son of Princess Ramananimerina, daughter of King Andriamponimerina, King of Imerinatsimo, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his maternal uncle, ca. 1787. Defeated and expelled from Antananarivo by King Andrianampoinimerina, 1796. He retreated, first to Anosizato and then to Fenoarivo, in Ambodirana, where he re-established his kingdom. He then made several sallies to retake Antananarivo, finally ahcieving his aim after many attempts, while King Andrianampoinimerina busied himself with the New Year festivities. Expelled by him again after three failed attempts at retaking his former capial. m. (first) … (k. by her hsuband, 1782). m. (second) 1776, Queen Ratsimiantahanasoa [Ratsimala] (m. second, King Imboasalama Andrianampoinimerina, King of Imerina), daughter of King Andrianjafynandrianmanitra, King of Avaradrano. He d. (probably from the effects of alcohol poisoning), at Fenoarivo, 1798 (bur. there, later interred at Antsahadinta in 1918), having had issue, one son and one daughter:
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1798 - 1803 King Andriamaromanompo [Ramaromanompo], King of Imerinatsimo, only son of King Andrianamboatsimarofy, King of Imerinatsimo, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1798. Submitted to King Andrianampoinimerina 1803 and his kingdom absorbed into Imerina. Thereafter, allowed to live freely at Mangarano, west of Merimandroso. He was k. (murderd on the orders of King Andrianampoinimerina), about seven years after his submission, at Isoavimasoandro, ca. 1810 (bur. there in secret), having had issue, a son and a daughter:
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IMERINATSIMO 2 IMAROVATANA IMERINA MADAGASCAR
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