Syarif Abdur Rahman al-Qadri (23 October 1771 (14 Rajab 1185 H) – ?) was the founding father and the first Sultan of Pontianak, Indonesia.
Syarif Abdur Rahman al-Qadri went from Mempawah to build new settlements, in the present city of Pontianak, the capital of West Kalimantan province. Pontianak city was occupied as a place of settlement on 11 December 1771(4 Ramadhan 1185 H). Syarif Abdur Rahman al-Qadri inaugurated as king of Pontianak on 1 September 1778 (8 Syaban 1192 H). Delegates from the Dutch government of Batavia came to Pontianak in 1780, named Ardi William Palam Petter asked Sultan Syarif Abdur Rahman to inhabit the country of Pontianak.
Sultan Syarif Abdur Rahman al-Qadri died on Friday evening, at 11.00, on 28 February 1808 (1st Muharram 1223 H).