Hussein Onn

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Hussein Onn

حسین عون
Tun Hussein Onn (MY 3rd PM).jpg
3rd Prime Minister of Malaysia
In office
15 January 1976 – 16 July 1981
MonarchYahya Petra
Ahmad Shah
DeputyMahathir Mohamad
Preceded byAbdul Razak
Succeeded byMahathir Mohamad
3rd Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
In office
13 August 1973 – 15 January 1976
MonarchAbdul Halim
Yahya Petra
Prime MinisterAbdul Razak
Preceded byIsmail Abdul Rahman
Succeeded byMahathir Mohamad
1st President of International Islamic University of Malaysia
In office
1983–1987
ChancellorSultan Ahmad Shah
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAnwar Ibrahim
Personal details
Born
Hussein bin Onn

(1922-02-12)12 February 1922
Johor Bahru, British Malaya (now Malaysia)
Died28 May 1990(1990-05-28) (aged 68)
South San Francisco, United States
Resting placeMakam Pahlawan, Masjid Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyIndependent (1987–1990)
Other political
affiliations
United Malays National Organisation (Before 1951; 1968–1988)
Independence of Malaya Party (1951–1963)
National Party (1963–1968)
Spouse(s)Suhaila Noah[1]
Children6 (including Hishammuddin Hussein)
EducationIndian Military Academy
Lincoln's Inn
English College Johore Bahru
ProfessionLawyer
Military service
Allegiance British Raj
Branch/serviceBritish Indian Army
Years of service1940–1945
RankCaptain

Tun Hussein bin Dato' Onn, SMN, DK, (Jawi: حسین عون ; b. 12 February 1922 – d. 29 May 1990) was the third Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1976 to 1981.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tun Hussein Onn". Retrieved 1 June 2012.