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The Kings Of  Malaysia

 

 

The office of the King or the “Yang Di Pertuan Agong”is not hereditary but is for a fixed term of five years and on a rotational system among the Malay Rulers. It provides that for the purposes of the appointment of the King, the order of precedence among the Malay Rulers of nine states (based on the length of time the Rulers had reigned in their States) at the time of Independence, be followed.


The Past Kings of Malaysia


 


The 1st King
(Aug 3, 1957 ~ Apr 1, 1960)
The Yang Di Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Abdul Rahman Tuanku Muhammad, was installed as Malaysia's first King on Sep 2, 1957. He died in office on April 1, 1960. It is his portrait that is on all Malaysian currency notes.




 

The 2nd King
(Apr 14, 1960 ~ Sept 1, 1960)
Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah Alauddin Sulaiman Shah of Selangor was the acting King for less than five months before he died on Sept 1, 1960 just hours before he was to be installed as the second Yang Di Pertuan Agong.





The 3rd Agong
(Sept 1, 1960 ~ Sept 20, 1965)
The Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Putra Syed Syed Hassan Jamalullail, was installed as the third King on Jan 4, 1961.




 

The 4th King
(Sept 21, 1965 ~ Sept 20, 1970)
The Sultan of Terengganu, Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Sultan Zainal Abidin, ws installed as the country's fourth King on April 11, 1966.





 

The 5th Agong
(Sept 21, 1970 ~ Sept 20, 1975)
The Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Tuanku Alhaj Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Al-Murham Sultan Badishah, ws installed as the country's fifth King.





 

 

The 6th King
(Sept 21, 1975 ~ Mac 29, 1979)
Sultan Yahya Petra Sultan Ibrahim of Kelantan was installed on Feb 28, 1976, He died in office less than four years into his reign.;






The 7th King
(Apr 26, 1979 ~ Apr 25, 1984)
Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Mustain Billah Sultan Abu Bakar Riayatuddin Al-Muadzam Shah of the State of Pahang was installed
on Aug 10, 1980.






The 8th King

(Apr 26, 1984 ~ Apr 25. 1989)

The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Mahmood Iskandar Sultan Ismail was installed as the eighth Yang Di Pertuan Agong on Nov 15, 1984.




 


The 9th King
(Apr 26, 1989 ~ Apr 25. 1994)
Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Sultan Yusuff Izzuddin Ghafarullahulahu of Perak was installed as the nation's 9th King on Sept 18, 1989.







The 10th King

(Apr 26, 1994 ~ Apr 25. 1999)

The Yang Di Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Jaafar Tuanku Abdul Rahman was installed on Sept 22, 1994.



 

 

The 11th King
(Apr 26, 1999 ~ Nov 21, 2001)
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah of Selangor was installed on Sept 23, 1999 and died in office on Nov 21, 2001.



 


The 12th King
(Dec 13, 2001 ~ Dec 12, 2006)
Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin ibni Almarhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail, the twelfth ruler of Perlis was elected the 12th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia

 


 


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