or known in her formal
name Tribhuwannottunggadewi Jayawishnuwardhani
the empress of Majapahit
She was the daughter of Raden Wijaya
the first king of Majapahit from his consort; Dyah Gayatri Rajapatni
.She was the mother and predecessor to
, the emperor of the
Majapahit. She also bears the title Bhre Kahuripan
(Duchess of Kahuripan).
According to Nagarakretagama
Tribhuawana comes to throne by the order of her mother (Gayatri
) in the year of 1329 replacing Jayanagara
which killed in 1328. Tribhuwana's
reign ended as Gayatri died in 1350. Tribhuwana govern with the
help of her husband, Kertawardhana
year of 1331, she lead the army herself to the battle field with
the help of her cousin, Adityawarman to
crush rebellion in the area of Sadeng and Keta.
decision partly to resolve the competition between Gajah Mada and Ra Kembar
for the army general position to crush Sadeng.
Tribhuwana reign famous for the expansion of Majapahit
. In 1343 Majapahit
conquered the Kingdom of Pejeng (Bali), Dalem Bedahulu, and entire Bali.
was sent to conquer the
rest of Kingdom of Sriwijaya
in 1347. He then promoted as
uparaja (lower king) of Majapahit for area of Sumatra.
expansion was then continued
under Hayam Wuruk
reign, where it was
on the west side and Wanin
on the east side.