POLITICIAN

Abdul Halim of Kedah

1927 - 2017

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Al-Sultan Al-Mu’tassimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Al-Haj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah (Jawi: المرحوم السلطان المعتصم بالله محب الدين توانکو الحاج عبدالحاليم معظم شاه ابن المرحوم سلطان بدلي شاه; 28 November 1927 – 11 September 2017) was the 28th Sultan of Kedah, reigning from 1958 to 2017. He served as the fifth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia from 1970 to 1975, and as the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong from 2011 to 2016. He was the first 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 872,991 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Abdul Halim of Kedah is the 4,186th most popular politician (down from 2,849th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Malaysia (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 3rd 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 4,186 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Clémentine of Belgium, Saloninus, Samsu-iluna, Eleanor of Alburquerque, Marquis of Haihun, and Óscar Carmona. After him are Chindasuinth, Prusias I of Bithynia, Lucius Antonius, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Adad-nirari I, and Emperor Shun of Han.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1927, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 73Before him are Narciso Yepes, Juan Almeida Bosque, F. Sherwood Rowland, Herbert Blomstedt, Lucio Fulci, and Carlo Maria Martini. After him are Jupp Derwall, Kurt Masur, Bob Fosse, Lee Konitz, John Vane, and Hiroshi Yamauchi. Among people deceased in 2017, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 74Before him are Michael Nyqvist, Nicolai Gedda, Piet Keizer, Hiroto Muraoka, Georges Prêtre, and John G. Avildsen. After him are Chris Cornell, John Berger, Oliver Smithies, Karl-Otto Apel, Yisrael Kristal, and Konstantinos Mitsotakis.

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In Malaysia

Among people born in Malaysia, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 4 out of 54Before him are Mahathir Mohamad (1925), Tunku Abdul Rahman (1903), and Michael Gough (1916). After him are Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939), Abdul Razak Hussein (1922), Michelle Yeoh (1962), Muhyiddin Yassin (1947), Najib Razak (1953), Hussein Onn (1922), Abdullah of Pahang (1959), and Jimmy Choo (1948).

Among POLITICIANS In Malaysia

Among politicians born in Malaysia, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 3Before him are Mahathir Mohamad (1925) and Tunku Abdul Rahman (1903). After him are Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939), Abdul Razak Hussein (1922), Muhyiddin Yassin (1947), Najib Razak (1953), Hussein Onn (1922), Abdullah of Pahang (1959), Yusof Ishak (1910), Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan (1895), and Anwar Ibrahim (1947).