Keumalahayati famous known by Malahayati, is one of the fighter women from the Sultanate of Aceh. Her father was named Admiral Mahmud Syah. Her grandfather from her father’s line was Admiral Muhammad Said Syah, the child of Sultan Salahuddin Syah who managed around 1530-1539 M. The Sultan Salahuddin Syah was the child of Sultan Ibrahim Ali Mughayat Syah (1513-1530 AD), who was the originator of the Sultanate of Aceh Darussalam. She was a princess and famous as the first world women admiral, moreover she was a moslem.
In view of recorded proof (composition) put away at the National University of Malaysia and dated in 1254 H or around 1875 AD, Keumalahayati began from the Aceh respectable family. There is no complete authentic record found that notices when the time of birth and year of his demise. It is assessed that her life was around the finish of the XV century and early XVI century.
At the point when seen from the family, one might say that Admiral Keumalahayati is a relative of nobility or respectable family illustrious. Her father and grandfather had been the naval force chief naval officer. The marine life that her father and grandfather had greatly affected her identity. Indeed, even as a lady, despite everything she needs to be an overcome mariner like her father and grandfather, she chose to enter the Ma’had Baituk Maqdis Military Academy in the wake of moving on from Pesantren, an Indonesian traditional Islamic boarding school. The Academy offered education in The Navy and The Ground Force office. Her teachers at the academy, among others, came from Turkish officers. This happened when the Sultanate of Aceh received assistance from Sultan Selim II during the era of Utsmani Sultanate to face the invaders from Portuguese and Dutch.
Subsequent to moving on from that point she married her genuine romance, a Navy officer Tuanku Mahmuddin Bin Said Al Latif. Her husband later became the commander of the Malacca Straits. Lamentably he was executed amid the Haru Bay War against Portuguese troops, made her a widow and swore to take revenge for her husband and to fight against invaders.
Her struggle to fight the invaders can found in the Part 2.