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Rangga Warsita

Indonesian poet

Died when: 71 years 285 days (861 months)
Star Sign: Pisces


Rangga Warsita

Raden Ngabehi Ranggawarsita (14 March 1802 – 24 December 1873, Javanese: ꦫꦢꦺꦤ꧀ꦔꦧꦺꦲꦶꦫꦺꦴꦁꦒꦮꦂꦰꦶꦠ, romanized: Raden Ngabehi Ronggawarsita, Javanese pronunciation: [radɛn ŋabɛhi rɔŋgɔ warsitɔ]) was a Javanese poet.

He was born into the famous literary Yasadipura family in Surakarta, in Central Java.He is sometimes called the last Javanese poet.

His real name was Bagus Burham.He was son of Mas Pajangswara and grandson of Yasadipura II, a famous poet of Surakarta Sunanate.

His father was the offspring of the Kingdom of Pajang, his mother of the Demak Sultanate.Several works by Ranggawarsita were republished posthumously by Tan Khoen Swie of Kediri in the early 20th century.

There is a museum in his name in Semarang.His works included prophecies as well as criticism of the politics and society of his time.

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