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Abdul Razak Hussein

Malaysian politician

Yang DiHormat Orang Kaya Indera Shahbandar ke-10, Tun Haji Abdul Razak bin Dato' Hussein, DMN, SMN, KStJ, (Jawi: عبدالرزاق حسین; b. 11 March 1922; d. 14 January 1976) was the second Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1970 to 1976.


Abdul Razak Hussein

عبدالرزاق حسین
Tun Abdul Razak (MY 2nd PM).jpg
2nd Prime Minister of Malaysia
In office
22 September 1970 – 14 January 1976
MonarchAbdul Halim
Yahya Petra
DeputyIsmail Abdul Rahman
Hussein Onn
Preceded byTunku Abdul Rahman
Succeeded byHussein Onn
1st Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
In office
31 August 1957 – 22 September 1970
MonarchAbdul Rahman
Hisamuddin
Putra
Ismail Nasiruddin
Abdul Halim
Prime MinisterAbdul Rahman
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byIsmail Abdul Rahman
Personal details
Born
Abdul Razak bin Hussein

(1922-03-11)11 March 1922
Pekang, Pahang, Federated Malay States
Died14 January 1976(1976-01-14) (aged 53)
London, United Kingdom
Resting placeMakam Pahlawan, Masjid Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysia Malaysian
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation
Spouse(s)Rahah Noah
Children5 (including Najib Razak and Nazir Razak)
Alma mater
ProfessionLawyer, secret agent
Military service
Allegiance Pahang
Branch/serviceRejimen Askar Wataniah
Years of service1941–1945
RankCaptain
UnitForce 136
Battles/warsWorld War II

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