Khoo Kay Kim

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Khoo in February 2009

Khoo Kay Kim (simplified Chinese: 邱继金; traditional Chinese: 邱繼金; pinyin: Qiū Jiājīn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Khu Ke-kim; 28 March 1937 – 28 May 2019) was a Malaysian historian. He was born in Kampar, Perak to a family of Chinese heritage. He was an emeritus professor in the history department of the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur. He was one of the co-authors of Rukunegara. In January 2011, Khoo was named Chancellor of KDU University College.

Khoo died of respiratory failure on 28 May 2019 in Petaling Jaya, Selangor. He was 82.[1]

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  1. Goh, Daryl (28 May 2019). "Historian Khoo Kay Kim, 82, passes on from lung failure". The Star Online. Retrieved 28 May 2019.