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Muslim state that ruled the islands in the Sulu Archipelago, parts of Mindanao in today's Philippines, certain portions of Palawan and north-eastern Borneo (present-day the certain parts of Sabah and North Kalimantan). Wikipedia

  • Sabah

    State of Malaysia located on the northern portion of Borneo, in the region of East Malaysia. Sabah has land borders with the Malaysian state of Sarawak to the southwest and Indonesia's Kalimantan region to the south. Wikipedia

  • Predecessor state before the establishment of Sultanate of Sulu. Called Lupah Sug and ruled by the Indianised Hindu principality of Maimbung, populated by Buranun people , was first ruled by a certain rajah who assumed the title Rajah Sipad the Older. Wikipedia

  • Tausūg people

    Ethnic group of the Philippines and Malaysia, small population can also be found in the northern part of North Kalimantan. The Tausūg are part of the wider political identity of Muslims of Mindanao, Sulu and Palawan. Wikipedia

  • Sulu

    Province of the Philippines in the Sulu Archipelago and part of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). Jolo on the island of the same name. Wikipedia

  • Ethnic groups in the Philippines

    Inhabited by more than 175 ethnolinguistic nations, the majority of whose languages are Austronesian in origin. Many of these nations converted to Christianity, particularly the lowland-coastal nations, and adopted foreign elements of culture. Wikipedia

  • Moro people

    The collective term Moro people or Bangsamoro people refers to the 13 Islamized ethnolinguistic groups of Mindanao, Sulu, and Palawan, native to the region known as the Bangsamoro (lit. Moro nation or Moro country). Wikipedia


    Sentences forSultanate of Sulu

    • In 1457, he founded the Sultanate of Sulu; he titled himself as "Paduka Maulana Mahasari Sharif Sultan Hashem Abu Bakr".Borneo-Wikipedia
    • The Philippines opposed the newly proposed federation, claiming the eastern part of North Borneo (today the Malaysian state of Sabah) as part of its territory as a former possession of the Sultanate of Sulu.Borneo-Wikipedia
    • In the Sultanate of Sulu, senior nobility and holders of royal offices that are granted the title of Datu Sadja are addressed as His/Her Excellency.Excellency-Wikipedia
    • In the last quarter of the 19th century, Spain conquered portions of Mindanao and Jolo, and the Moro Muslims in the Sultanate of Sulu formally recognized Spanish sovereignty.Philippines-Wikipedia
    • They became the dominant ethnic group after they were Islamized in the 14th century and established the Sultanate of Sulu in the 15th century.Zamboanga City-Wikipedia
    • The Sulu region gained its own independence in 1578, forming their own sultanate known as the Sultanate of Sulu.Sabah-Wikipedia

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