Iskandar of Johor

1932 - 2010

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Al-Mutawakkil Alallah Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj ibni Almarhum Sultan Ismail (Jawi: المتوكل على الله سلطان إسكندر الحاج إبن المرحوم سلطان إسماعيل الخالدي‎; 8 April 1932 – 22 January 2010) was the 24th Sultan of Johor and the 4th Sultan of Modern Johor. He succeeded his father Sultan Ismail upon the latter's death on 10 May 1981. He was the eighth Yang di-Pertuan Agong (Supreme King or High King) of Malaysia from 26 April 1984 to 25 April 1989. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Iskandar of Johor has received more than 760,644 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Iskandar of Johor is the 10,970th most popular politician (down from 10,077th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Malaysia (down from 15th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Malaysian Politician.

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Among politicians, Iskandar of Johor ranks 10,970 out of 15,710Before him are Tiridates I of Parthia, Uhuru Kenyatta, Prabowo Subianto, Erich Leinsdorf, Cenwalh of Wessex, and James Mancham. After him are Abigail Fillmore, Ulises Heureaux, Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, Franco Maria Malfatti, Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre, and Thomas Hammarberg.

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Among people born in 1932, Iskandar of Johor ranks 234Before him are Dabney Coleman, Henri Nouwen, Henri Schwery, Donald Byrd, John Drew Barrymore, and Yash Chopra. After him are Edgar Reitz, Robert Rozhdestvensky, Quentin Blake, Arif Mardin, Alfonso Arau, and Javier Ambrois. Among people deceased in 2010, Iskandar of Johor ranks 190Before him are Ronald Neame, Herbert Erhardt, Mohammed Mzali, Hal Connolly, Raymond Impanis, and Abu Ayyub al-Masri. After him are Laurent Terzieff, Jacques Martin, Valentina Tolkunova, Yvonne Loriod, Jacqueline de Romilly, and Tzannis Tzannetakis.

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In Malaysia

Among people born in Malaysia, Iskandar of Johor ranks 19 out of 54Before him are Yusof Ishak (1910), Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan (1895), Abdullah Abdul Kadir (1796), Anwar Ibrahim (1947), James Wan (1977), and Ahmad Shah of Pahang (1930). After him are Muhammad V of Kelantan (1969), Tsai Ming-liang (1957), Sirajuddin of Perlis (1943), Devan Nair (1923), Claudia Wells (1966), and Azlan Shah of Perak (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In Malaysia

Among politicians born in Malaysia, Iskandar of Johor ranks 14Before him are Hussein Onn (1922), Abdullah of Pahang (1959), Yusof Ishak (1910), Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan (1895), Anwar Ibrahim (1947), and Ahmad Shah of Pahang (1930). After him are Muhammad V of Kelantan (1969), Sirajuddin of Perlis (1943), Devan Nair (1923), Azlan Shah of Perak (1928), Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu (1962), and Salahuddin of Selangor (1926).