Abdullah of Pahang

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Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah (Jawi: السلطان عبدالله رعاية الدين المصطفى بالله شاه الحاج ابن المرحوم سلطان حاج احمد شاه المستعين بالله‎; listen ; born 30 July 1959) has reigned as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) of Malaysia and the 6th Sultan of Pahang since January 2019. He was proclaimed as sultan on 15 January 2019, succeeding his father, Sultan Ahmad Shah, whose abdication was decided at a Royal Council meeting on 11 January 2019.On 24 January 2019, days after his accession to the throne of Pahang, he was elected as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the head of state, of Malaysia, and was sworn in on 31 January 2019. He was also a member of the FIFA Council from 2015 to 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdullah of Pahang has received more than 1,290,648 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Abdullah of Pahang is the 7,480th most popular politician (up from 10,296th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Malaysia (up from 16th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Malaysian Politician.

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Among politicians, Abdullah of Pahang ranks 7,480 out of 15,710Before him are David VI of Georgia, Bertrand Barère, Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas, Mutimir of Serbia, Prusias II of Bithynia, and Merneferre Ay. After him are Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Ieng Thirith, Kâzım Karabekir, Publius Decius Mus, Tefnakht, and Edward the Exile.

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Among people born in 1959, Abdullah of Pahang ranks 61Before him are Milorad Dodik, Tupou VI, Anne Hidalgo, Andrea de Cesaris, Satoru Iwata, and Linda Blair. After him are Robert Smith, Marcia Gay Harden, Muhammad bin Nayef, Matthew Modine, Thomas Ravelli, and Thomas F. Wilson.

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In Malaysia

Among people born in Malaysia, Abdullah of Pahang ranks 11 out of 54Before him are Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939), Abdul Razak Hussein (1922), Michelle Yeoh (1962), Muhyiddin Yassin (1947), Najib Razak (1953), and Hussein Onn (1922). After him are Jimmy Choo (1948), Yusof Ishak (1910), Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan (1895), Abdullah Abdul Kadir (1796), Anwar Ibrahim (1947), and James Wan (1977).

Among POLITICIANS In Malaysia

Among politicians born in Malaysia, Abdullah of Pahang ranks 9Before him are Abdul Halim of Kedah (1927), Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939), Abdul Razak Hussein (1922), Muhyiddin Yassin (1947), Najib Razak (1953), and Hussein Onn (1922). After him are Yusof Ishak (1910), Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan (1895), Anwar Ibrahim (1947), Ahmad Shah of Pahang (1930), Iskandar of Johor (1932), and Muhammad V of Kelantan (1969).