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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 عبدالحليم 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 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 935,286 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Abdul Halim of Kedah is the 4,021st most popular politician (up from 4,181st in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Malaysia 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, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 4,021 out of 15,577Before him are Saloninus, Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark, Emperor Yuan of Jin, Antigonus III Doson, Hypereides, and Eumenes I. After him are Ma Ying-jeou, Milada Horáková, Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan, Ashikaga Takauji, Moncef Marzouki, and Ivanoe Bonomi.

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Among people born in 1927, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 64Before him are Jacques Mayol, Maurice Ronet, Raúl Alfonsín, Leszek Kołakowski, Romano Mussolini, and F. Sherwood Rowland. After him are Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Margot Honecker, Herbert Blomstedt, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Vernon L. Smith, and Narciso Yepes. Among people deceased in 2017, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 64Before him are Giovanni Sartori, Oliver Smithies, Derek Walcott, Pierre Bergé, Jacque Fresco, and Michael Nyqvist. After him are John Heard, Hans Rosling, Piet Keizer, Roger Ailes, John Berger, and Jake LaMotta.

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In Malaysia

Among people born in Malaysia, Abdul Halim of Kedah ranks 4 out of 74Before him are Mahathir Mohamad (1925), Tunku Abdul Rahman (1903), and Michael Gough (1916). After him are Michelle Yeoh (1962), Abdul Razak Hussein (1922), Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939), Hussein Onn (1922), Muhyiddin Yassin (1947), Jimmy Choo (1948), Najib Razak (1953), and Abdullah of Pahang (1959).

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 Abdul Razak Hussein (1922), Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939), Hussein Onn (1922), Muhyiddin Yassin (1947), Najib Razak (1953), Abdullah of Pahang (1959), Yusof Ishak (1910), Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan (1895), and Ahmad Shah of Pahang (1930).