Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat

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Yang Berhormat Tuan Guru Dato' Bentara Setia Haji
Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat
Nik Aziz Kelantan.jpg
Menteri Besar of Kelantan
In office
22 October 1990 – 6 May 2013
MonarchSultan Ismail Petra
Sultan Muhammad V
DeputyAhmad Yaakob
Preceded byMohamed Yaacob
Succeeded byAhmad Yaakob
Spiritual Leader of PAS
In office
1991 – 12 February 2015
Preceded byYusof Rawa
Succeeded byVacant
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Pengkalan Chepa
In office
1974–1986
Preceded byNew constituency
Succeeded byAbdullah Arshad
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kelantan Hilir
In office
1967–1974
Preceded byAhmad Abdullah
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Member of the Kelantan State Assembly
for Chempaka
In office
1995 – 12 February 2015
Preceded byNew constituency
Succeeded byVacant
Member of the Kelantan State Assembly
for Semut Api
In office
1986–1995
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
PAS Head of the Ulama Wing
In office
1971–1995
Kelantan PAS Commisioner
In office
1978–2013
Succeeded byAhmad Yaakob
Personal details
Born(1931-01-10)10 January 1931
Kampung Pulau Melaka, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, British Malaya (now Malaysia)
Died12 February 2015(2015-02-12) (aged 84)
Kampung Pulau Melaka, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia
Resting placeTanah perkuburan Pulau Melaka
Political partyPan-Malaysian Islamic Party
Spouse(s)Tuan Sabariah Tuan Ishak
ChildrenNik Aini
Nik Umar
Nik Adli
Nik Abdul Rahim
Nik Mohamad Abduh
Nik Adilah
Nik Mohamad Asri
Nik Amani
Nik Amalina
Nik Asma' Salsabila
ParentsNik Mat Raja Banjar
Aminah Abdul Majid
Alma materAl-Azhar University
ReligionSunni Islam

Tuan Guru Dato' Bentara Setia Haji Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat (10 January 1931 – 12 February 2015) was a Malaysian politician and Muslim cleric.

He was the Menteri Besar of Kelantan from 1990 to 2013 and the Mursyidul Am or Spiritual Leader of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) from 1991 until his death in 2015.

Overall, career as an elected politician lasted for some 48 years following his election to the Parliament of Malaysia in 1967.

Nik Mat died of prostate cancer in Kota Bharu, Malaysia at the age of 84.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "PAS spiritual leader Nik Aziz dies, by-election looms". Malay Mail. 13 February 2015. Retrieved 12 February 2015.