THE MALDIVE ISLANDS

The Hura'age Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1893 - 1903  H.H. Sultan Haji Muhammad 'Imad ud-din VI Iskandar Sri Kula Sundara Kathiri Buwana Maha Radun, Sultan of Land and Sea, Lord of the twelve-thousand islands and Sultan of the Maldives. b. ca. 1863, as Prince Manduge Hassan Nur ud-din, second son of H.H. Sultan Hassan 'Izz ud-din ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad 'Imad ud-din [Manduge Bodu Dori Manippulu], by his second wife, Nabila Manduge Don Didi, educ. privately. Became Regent for his cousin, 21st July 1893. Recognized as sovereign by the British authorities in Ceylon, 3rd August 1893 (apparently by mistake). Dethroned during a visit to Egypt, 12th March 1903. Remained in exile in Egypt for many years. m. (first) (div.) Princess Aa Goduvaru Dori Goma (m. second, Malinge Ismail Didi), daughter of H.H. Sultan Ibrahim Nur ud-din II Iskandar Sri Kula Sundara Svasti Sri Mata Maha Sri Bari Kusa Furadana Sri Kula Sada Ira Siaka Sastara Auda Kirti Kathiri Buwana Maha Radun ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad 'Imad ud-din Iskandar, Sultan of the Maldives, by his third wife, Bodugaluge Didi, daughter of Roanuge Musa Didi. m. (second) Sarah Didi (d.s.p.), daughter of Al-Amir 'Ali Dorimena Kilegefa'anu [Athirige 'Ali Didi]. m. (third) Ekgamuge Umm ul-Kulsum Didi, daughter of Al-Amir Hassan Fa'amuladeri Kilegefa'anu. m. (fourth) at Suez, December 1902, Sharifa Khanum, daughter of 'Abdu'r-Rahman Kami Bey, sometime Persian Consul in Cairo. He d. in Egypt, 30th September 1932, having had issue, three sons and three daughters:
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1893 and 1903 - 1934 H.H. Sultan Muhammad Shams ud-din III Iskander Sri Kula Sundara Kathiri Buwana Maha Radun ibn Sultan Ibrahim Nur ud-din Iskandar, Sultan of Land and Sea, Lord of the twelve-thousand islands and Sultan of the Maldives, CMG (1.1.1919). b. at Malé, November 1879, eldest son of H.H. Sultan Ibrahim Nur ud-din II Iskandar Sri Kula Sundara Svasti Sri Mata Maha Sri Bari Kusa Furadana Sri Kula Sada Ira Siaka Sastara Auda Kirti Kathiri Buwana Maha Radun ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad 'Imad ud-din Iskandar, Sultan of the Maldives, by his second wife, Kakage Don Goma, educ. privately. Appointed as Heir Apparent by his father. Placed on the musnaid on the deposition of his brother 18th May 1893. Deposed by his cousin the Regent, 21st July 1893 but was re-instated after his deposition, 12th March 1903. Invested with the Sword of State, 27th July 1905. Granted a salute of 17-guns, 1905 (prom. to 21-guns, 1928). Proclaimed the first Constitution of the Maldives, 22nd December 1932 and then deposed for "unconstitutional conduct" and deported to the southern Atoll, 2nd October 1934. m. (first) (div.) Maveyodoruge Sanfa'a Didi (m. second, Prince Ahmad Manduge Tuttu Manippulu - see above) , daughter of Nevinge Hassan Kaleyfan, by his wife, Handeygirige Kahambuge Bodu Didi. m. (second) Kalu-Hura'age Sitti Didi. m. (third) Medu Ganduvaru Dori Goma, a grand-daughter of Hassan Velana Manikufa'anu. He d. at Moonimaa'ge, Malé, 12th March 1935, having had issue, one son and three daughters:
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1935 - 1943 H.H. Sultan al-Hassan Nur ud-din II Iskander Siri Kula Sudha Ira Siyaaka Saathura Audha Keerithi Katthiri Bovana Maha Radun, Sultan of Land and Sea, Lord of the twelve-thousand islands and Sultan of the Maldives, KCMG (1.1.1942). b. at Malé, 21st April 1887, as Prince 'Ali Majehi Ganduvaru Manippulu, younger son of H.H. Sultan Muhammad Mu'in ud-din II Iskandar Sri Kula Sundara Kathiri Buwana Maha Radun, Sultan of the Maldives, by his wife, H.H. Zulaikha Rani Kilege, educ. privately. Appointed as Heir Apparent before 22nd December 1932. Invested with the Sword of State, at Malé, 23rd February 1935. Crowned at Malé, 21st July 1938. He was forced to abdicate 8th April 1943. An accomplished sportsman and photographer. Rcvd: Silver Jubilee (1935) and Coron. (1937) medals. m. (first) Alimasge Sitti, daughter of Shaikh 'Ali ibn 'Abdu'l-Kadir, of Cairo. m. (second) Veliduge Fatima Didi. m. (third) Ma'abanderige Tuttu Didi. m. (fourth) Kudibaige Khadija Kamba'a Didi,  daughter of Ga'a Ibrahim Fulu. He d. at Ehgamuge, Malé, 15th April 1967, having had issue, three sons and four daughters:
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1945 - 1952 H.H. al-Muntakhab al-Arash ud-Daula al-Mahaldiviya Amir Amin 'Abdu'l-Majid Didi. b. at Malé, 1873, second son of Haji Ibrahim Didi Effendi Bodu Muridu Thakuru'fa'anu, by his third wife, Ekgamuge Don Didi, daughter of Al-Amir Hassan Fa'amuladeri Kilegefa'anu, educ. privately. Styled Bodu Banderi Manikufa'anu and Rannabanderi Kilegefa'anu before his accession. Treasurer and Comptroller of Revenue 1904-1935, Grand Vizier 1925-1932, Prime Minister, Commander-in-Chief, Minister for Home Affairs, Public Works Director & Mayor of Malé 1933-1935, Plenipotentiary Representative in Ceylon 1944-1945. Proclaimed as al-Muntakhab al-Arash ud-Daula al-Mahaldiviya (the Elect to the throne of the State of the Maldives) 3rd October 1945. He lived in Egypt, returning only for the signing of the new protectorate agreement with Britian at Malé on 24th April 1948. Never formally installed as Sultan. m. Princess Veyoge Ruqia Don Goma (m. second, Habib, by whom she left twin sons - see above), daughter of H.H. Sultan Ibrahim Nur ud-din II Iskandar Sri Kula Sundara Svasti Sri Mata Maha Sri Bari Kusa Furadana Sri Kula Sada Ira Siaka Sastara Auda Kirti Kathiri Buwana Maha Radun ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad 'Imad ud-din Iskandar, Sultan of the Maldives, by his second wife, Kakage Don Goma, daughter of Dori Didi. He d. at Colombo, Ceylon, 21st February 1952 (bur. there), having had issue, two sons:
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1952 - 1953 H.H. (Summwal) Al-Amir Muhammad Amin Dorimena Kilegefa'anu. b. 1906, as Athirige Muhammad Amin Didi, son of Al-Amir Ahmad Kuda Dorimena Kilegefa'anu [Athirige Ahmad Didi], educ. St Joseph's Coll., Colombo, Ceylon, and Aligarh Muslim Univ., India. Deputy Postmaster 1931-1932, Minister for Trade, Customs & Posts 1932-1933, Minister for Home Affairs 1942-1945, Chair Food Organisation Cttee 1943-1945, Mbr Cncl of Regency 1943-1952, Prime Minister 1945-1953, Presdt Peoples' Progressive Party (RMP) 1950-1953, Chair Council of Regency from 21st February 1952 to 1st January 1953. Invested with the title of Dorimena Kilegefa'anu 29th April 1948. Installed as Head of State for life with the title of Wali ul-Amr (Governor in Command), at Malé, 1st January 1953. Deposed in a coup d'etat and banished to Dhoonidi, 21st August 1953. m. (first) at Malé, 1931, Nabila Fatima Saeed Didi (b. ca 1917), Mbr Peoples' Progressive Party (RMP) Consultative Cttee 1950-1954, MHR 1952-1954, eldest surviving daughter of Dharavandhuge Husain Salah ud-din, sometime Chief Justice, by his wife, Midhu Ganduvaru Tutu Goma, daughter of Velanage Tutu Didi. m. (second) Nabila Zubaida Didi, Hon Vice-Presdt Peoples' Progressive Party (RMP) 1950-1953, only daughter of Henveyruge Muhammad 'Abdu'l-Samad Didi, by his wife, Princess Gomafulu, eldest daughter of H.H. Sultan Haji Muhammad 'Imad ud-din VI Iskandar, Sultan of the Maldives. m. (a) Aminath Husain. m. (b) Fathmath, daughter of Ibrahim Didi. m. (c) Fathmath, daughter of 'Abdu'l Wahhab. m. (d) Faiza, by whom he had three children. He d. from injuries while a state prisoner, at  Vihamanafuri, 18th January 1954, having had issue, three sons and two daughters:
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1953 - 1954 H.E. Velanage Ibrahim Muhammad Didi. Acting Head of State (Wali ul-Amr=Governor in Command) from 2nd September 1953 until the restoration of the sultanate on 7th March 1954.
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1954 - [1969] H.M. King Muhammad Farid I Kathiri Maha Radun, King of the Maldive Islands, Sultan of Land and Sea, Lord of the twelve-thousand islands, KCMG (12.12.1961). b. at Malé, 13th …1901, as Muhammad Farid Didi, elder son of H.H. al-Muntakhab al-Arash ud-Daula al-Mahaldiviya Amir Amin 'Abdu'l-Majid Didi, by his wife, Princess Veyoge Don Goma, daughter of H.H. Sultan Ibrahim Nur ud-din II Iskandar Sri Kula Sundara Svasti Sri Mata Maha Sri Bari Kusa Furadana Sri Kula Sada Ira Siaka Sastara Auda Kirti Kathiri Buwana Maha Radun ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad 'Imad ud-din Iskandar, Sultan of the Maldives, educ. Royal Coll., Colombo. Cdr of the Military Forces 1928-1932, Prime Minister and Chief Treasurer 1932-1933, Speaker of the Majlis 1933-1942. Chosen as Sultan designate by an overwhelming majority of the national Assembly when they decided to end the republic and restore the sultanate, 22nd January 1954. Formally proclaimed as Sultan 6th March 1954 and invested with the Sword of State at Malé, 7th March 1954. Assumed the title of Jalal ul-Malik Muhammad Farid al-Awwal Kathiri Maha Radun, i.e. His Majesty King Muhammad Farid the First, when the British Protectorate ended and the Maldive Islands achieved full independence, 26th July 1965. Following a public referendum held on 1st April 1968 the Sultanate was abolished and the Maldives were declared a Republic on 11th November 1968. m. (first) Burunige Ranfulu. m. (second) Medusidige Sitti (d.s.p. before 1968). m. (third) 196x (div.) Mugurige Waheeda. He d.s.p. at Malé, May 1969.
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[1969] H.H. Prince Muhammad Nur ud-din, Head of the Royal House of the Maldives, only surviving son of H.H. Sultan al-Hassan Nur ud-din II Iskander Siri Kula Sudha Ira Siyaaka Saathura Audha Keerithi Katthiri Bovana Maha Radun, Sultan of Land and Sea, Lord of the twelve-thousand islands and Sultan of the Maldives, KCMG, by his third wife, Ma'abanderige Tuttu Didi. Became Head of the Royal House of the Maldives, on the death of Sultan Muhammad Farid I, May 1969. m. (first) his first cousin, Tuttu Sitti, daughter of Kalhuhura'age 'Ali Maafai Kilegefa'anu. m. (second) Fatima Nasira, daughter of Kolige 'Umar Maniku, sometime Senator. He has issue, three sons and four daughters:
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