Abdul Halim of Kedah
Almu'tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, GCB KStJ (28 November 1927 – 11 September 2017) was the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong (supreme head of state) of Malaysia. He was the 27th Sultan of Kedah. He retired as Yang di-Pertuan Agong in 12 December 2016.
|Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah|
|Ke Bawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Malaysia XIV|
|Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia|
|Reign||13 December 2011 – 12 December 2016|
|Installation||11 April 2012|
|Predecessor||Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu|
|Successor||Muhammad V of Kelantan|
|Reign||21 September 1970 – 20 September 1975|
|Installation||20 February 1971|
|Predecessor||Ismail Nasiruddin of Terengganu|
|Successor||Yahya Petra of Kelantan|
|Sultan of Kedah|
|Reign||15 July 1958 – present|
|Installation||20 February 1959|
|Heir presumptive||Abdul Malik|
|Born||28 November 1927|
Anak Bukit, Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Died||11 September 2017 (aged 89)|
Anak Bukit, Malaysia
|Tunku Putri Intan Safinaz|
|Mother||Sofia binti Mahmud|
He previously served as the fifth Yang di-Pertuan Agong from 1970 to 1975. He is the first person to hold the position twice, as well as the oldest elected to the office. He is a week older than the world's longest reigning monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand.
Titles and stylesEdit
- 28 November 1927 – 6 August 1949: Yang Mulia Tunku Abdul Halim ibni Tunku Badlishah
- 6 August 1949 – 15 July 1958: Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Raja Muda Kedah Tunku Abdul Halim ibni Sultan Badlishah
- From 15 July 1958: Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni Sultan Badlishah
- 21 September 1970 – 20 September 1975: Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni Sultan Badlishah
- From 13 December 2011: Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni Sultan Badlishah
- Mohd. Rafie Azimi (11 September 2017). "Sultan Kedah mangkat" [The sultan of Kedah passed away] (in Malay). Utusan Malaysia. Archived from the original on 11 September 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
- "Kedah's Sultan Tuanku Abdul Halim passes away". The Star. 11 September 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
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