It all begins here, Nusantara. The history of both Melaka and Johor starts in this Land of Malay Culture.
HAYAM WURUK – Muar
(Nagarakertagama Poem ) : Prapanca ( a Buddhist monk and pries of Majapahit Palace ) told Muar as a colony part of Majapahit empire subdued by Hayam Wuruk and prime minister, Gajah Mada ( 1350-1389)
PALEMBANG (Paramicura) – Tamasik
To study the history of Muar, we have to understand History of Melaka. Muar and Melaka, shares too many historical events. Thus, we will have to explain some of Melaka history.
PARAMESWARA (Kesultanan Tanah Melayu) – Biawak Busuk , Kota Buruk.
Just like the beginning of Melaka Sultanese, the events are related to Muar. Last Melaka, Sultan Mahmud‘s death(mangkat) happened in Muar.
Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah I – Pagoh
Sultan Mahmud – Kubu Bentayan, Pagoh
During the Portuguese’s Afonso de Albuquerque invasion and attack in 1511, Muar played a role in resisting the Portuguese occupation of Malacca; the Kubu Bentayan fort was built by the last Sultan of Malacca, Sultan Mahmud to repel seaborne invasions, before he was defeated and retreat further to Pagoh, this time witnessing the fall of the Malacca Sultanate empire. During the Portuguese occupation era, the Portuguese built a fortress named Fortaleza de Muar
Afonso de Albuquerque – Fortaleza de Muar