POLITICIAN

Abdul Halim of Kedah

1927 - 2017

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Al-Mu’tassimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah (Jawi: المرحوم السلطان المعتصم بالله محب الدين توانکو الحاج عبدالحليم معظم شاه ابن المرحوم سلطان بدلي شاه; 28 November 1927 – 11 September 2017) was the 28th Sultan of Kedah from 1958 until his death in 2017, and served twice as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong from 1970 to 1975 and from 2011 to 2016. He was the first and only ruler to reign as Yang di-Pertuan Agong twice, as well as the oldest elected to the office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdul Halim of Kedah has received more than 1,068,732 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Abdul Halim of Kedah is the 4,487th most popular politician (down from 3,968th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Malaysia (down from 4th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Malaysian Politician.

Abdul Halim of Kedah is most famous for being the Sultan of Kedah from 1938 to 1970.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 4,487 out of 19,576Before him are Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, Iry-Hor, Duan Qirui, Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke, Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours, and Aaron Burr. After him are Gesalec, Duncan I of Scotland, Marquis of Haihun, Huo Qubing, Cuitláhuac, and Hazael.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1927, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 68Before him are Lois Maxwell, Romano Mussolini, Thomas Luckmann, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Margot Honecker, and Ibrahim Ferrer. After him are Hélène Langevin-Joliot, Jacques Mayol, Jean-Claude Pascal, Claude Gensac, Narciso Yepes, and Herbert Blomstedt. Among people deceased in 2017, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 74Before him are Albert Speer, Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Adam West, John G. Avildsen, Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco, and Georges Prêtre. After him are Kim Jong-nam, Elsa Martinelli, Zhou Youguang, Ljubiša Samardžić, Chris Cornell, and Karl-Otto Apel.

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In Malaysia

Among people born in Malaysia, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 7 out of 90Before him are Mahathir Mohamad (1925), Tunku Abdul Rahman (1903), Michelle Yeoh (1962), Abdullah of Pahang (1959), Anwar Ibrahim (1947), and Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939). After him are Michael Gough (1916), Abdul Razak Hussein (1922), Najib Razak (1953), Iskandar of Johor (1932), Hussein Onn (1922), and Muhyiddin Yassin (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In Malaysia

Among politicians born in Malaysia, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 6Before him are Mahathir Mohamad (1925), Tunku Abdul Rahman (1903), Abdullah of Pahang (1959), Anwar Ibrahim (1947), and Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939). After him are Abdul Razak Hussein (1922), Najib Razak (1953), Iskandar of Johor (1932), Hussein Onn (1922), Muhyiddin Yassin (1947), and Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan (1895).