Abdul Halim of Kedah

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Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah
Ke Bawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Malaysia XIV
File:Yang di-Pertuan Agong XIV.jpg
Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
Reign13 December 2011 – 12 December 2016
Installation11 April 2012
PredecessorMizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu
SuccessorMuhammad V of Kelantan
Prime Ministers
Reign21 September 1970 – 20 September 1975
Installation20 February 1971
PredecessorIsmail Nasiruddin of Terengganu
SuccessorYahya Petra of Kelantan
Prime Ministers
Sultan of Kedah
Reign15 July 1958 – present
Installation20 February 1959
PredecessorBadlishah
Heir presumptiveAbdul Malik
Chief Ministers
Born(1927-11-28)28 November 1927
Anak Bukit, Malaya (now Malaysia)
Died11 September 2017(2017-09-11) (aged 89)
Anak Bukit, Malaysia
SpouseBahiyah (1956–2003)
Haminah (1975–2017)
Issue
Detail
Tunku Putri Intan Safinaz
Full name
Almu'tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Al-Haj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah
FatherBadlishah
MotherSofia binti Mahmud
ReligionSunni Islam

Almu'tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, GCB KStJ (28 November 1927 – 11 September 2017) was the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong (supreme head of state) of Malaysia. He was the 27th Sultan of Kedah. He retired as Yang di-Pertuan Agong in 12 December 2016.

He previously served as the fifth Yang di-Pertuan Agong from 1970 to 1975. He is the first person to hold the position twice, as well as the oldest elected to the office. He is a week older than the world's longest reigning monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand.

Halim died on 11 September 2017 at the age of 89 at his palace on Istana Anak Bukit around 2.30 p.m. (MST).[1][2]

Titles and styles[change | change source]

  • 28 November 1927 – 6 August 1949: Yang Mulia Tunku Abdul Halim ibni Tunku Badlishah
  • 6 August 1949 – 15 July 1958: Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Raja Muda Kedah Tunku Abdul Halim ibni Sultan Badlishah
  • From 15 July 1958: Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni Sultan Badlishah
  • 21 September 1970 – 20 September 1975: Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni Sultan Badlishah
  • From 13 December 2011: Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni Sultan Badlishah

References[change | change source]

  1. Mohd. Rafie Azimi (11 September 2017). "Sultan Kedah mangkat" [The sultan of Kedah passed away] (in Malay). Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  2. "Kedah's Sultan Tuanku Abdul Halim passes away". The Star. 11 September 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017.

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