Alexander Hare, the King of the Colonial Age Who Loved Making Slaves of the Archipelago as His Concubine – Boombastis

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Nowadays, there are many men who are labeled as playboy. Yes, often mutually partner and do not want a serious relationship is one of the characteristics of them. Maybe because the times have advanced, that’s why being a playboy now it’s so easy. Living capital HP has been able to attract many women.

In ancient times, it turns out that there are also playboy but the classes are very different. Not only having romance with many women, but also making them his concubines. He is Alexander Hare, the playboy leader of Maluku, whose name caused a stir. Then what’s the story? Check out the following reviews.

Alexander Hare the king of Maluku

You may often be with Maluku, but have you ever heard that place exists? In the past, a place called Maluku really existed and the area was ruled by a ruler named Alexander Hare. During the colonial period, Maluku itself was located in South Kalimantan and was considered a kingdom.

The ancient invaders [sumber gambar]

Reporting from the Tirto page, when Britain had a territory there, when Thomas Stamford Raffles held the post of governor-general, Hare was given a large position in Maluku. Since then he has led and developed his business there. Until finally Hare had to leave his kingdom for several reasons.

Encounter with his slave girl

One thing that sticks with this figure is his relationship with his slaves. One famous story is when Hare was attracted to his slave from India named Dishta. The slave eventually became the wife of Alexander Hare, even inheriting much of his property. Not only Dishta, many other slaves such as Moskina from Bugis land, Sarinten Jagolan from Sunda, Mariatim from Timor, Kodarmina from Papua.

Hare’s harem [sumber gambar]

All the female slaves were made concubines and nyai who would always accompany Hare wherever he went. Until finally the Dutch came to power again in the archipelago and Hare had to be expelled from the Dutch East Indies. Actually, before actually leaving, Hare had stopped by from Batavia to Lombok, but finally the officers found out and were expelled again.

Life on Cocos Island

Alexander Hare after leaving Maluku with all his wealth, chose to go to Africa. However, because he did not feel at home, he chose to buy a boat and moved again to the Cocos Islands. There, he lived in peace with the slaves who became his concubines.

Choose to leave [sumber gambar]

He even had an unusual habit, namely bathing shirtless in public with his concubines. Until finally he ended his bath by having marital relations with his concubines. The existence of Hare in the Cocos Islands had quite a big impact, because since then the Malay and Banten villages have existed there.

Not at peace and back to the archipelago

The peaceful life on Cocos Island doesn’t seem long, when his subordinates go there he feels disturbed. Yes, his former subordinate was a male named Captain John Clunies Ross along with his entourage.

king’s concubine [sumber gambar]

The concubines and slaves of the Hare were attracted by their arrival and some chose to part with the Hare. Even the concubines who originally numbered a dozen people, only 4-5 people. Finally Hare decided to return to Bengkulu and do business there. Alexander Hare died in 1831 and his wife Dishta inherited all his property.

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The story of Alexander Hare has been included in several history books. Although its existence is full of controversy, it can help us to know the state of our ancient ancestors. It turns out that in the past Indonesia was also inseparable from slavery.

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