Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

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Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

عبد الله احمد بداوي‎
Malaysia 5th Prime Minister of Malaysia
Honoured as
Father of Human Capital Development
Bapa Pembangunan Modal Insan
باڤ ڤمباڠونن مودل انسان‎
In office
31 October 2003 – 3 April 2009
Mizan Zainal Abidin
DeputyNajib Razak
Preceded byMahathir Mohamad
Succeeded byNajib Razak
8th Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
In office
29 January 1999 – 31 October 2003
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
Preceded byAnwar Ibrahim
Succeeded byNajib Razak
22nd Secretary General of Non-Aligned Movement
In office
31 October 2003 – 15 September 2006
Preceded byMahathir Mohamad
Succeeded byFidel Castro
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kepala Batas
In office
31 July 1978 – 5 May 2013
Majority5,029 (1978)
12,644 (1982)
8,622 (1986)
9,851 (1990)
17,834 (1995)
11,175 (1999)
18,122 (2004)
11,246 (2008)
Personal details
Abdullah bin Ahmad Badawi

(1939-11-26) 26 November 1939 (age 84)
Bayan Lepas, Penang, Straits Settlements (now Malaysia)
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation
Other political
Barisan Nasional
Spouse(s)Endon Mahmood (1965–2005)
Jeanne Abdullah (2007–present)
RelationsKhairy Jamaluddin (son in law)
Children4 (2 children and 2 stepchildren)
Alma materUniversity of Malaya

Tun Dato' Seri Haji Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi (Jawi: عبد الله بن احمد بداوي; born 26 November 1939) is a Malaysian politician. He was the Prime Minister of Malaysia from 2003 to 2009. He was also the President of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), the largest political party in Malaysia.[1]

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Other websites[change | change source]

  • Official Website of the Government of Malaysia
  • Profile: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, BBC News, 8 October 2008
  • "The loyal Abdullah wins his rival Anwar's job". Archived from the original on 2007-01-12.
  • "thesundaily.com, Full statement from PM Abdullah Ahmad Badawi". Archived from the original on 2007-01-12. {{cite web}}: |archive-date= / |archive-url= timestamp mismatch; 2009-09-03 suggested (help)
  • Video of discussion with Abdullah Ahmad Badawi at the Asia Society, New York 10/19/2009