Saturday, December 31, 2011

About : HRH Sultan of Kedah

Tuanku Abdul Halim was born in 1927 and received his early education in Kedah. He later continued his studies at Wadham College, Oxford. He was appointed as the heir apparent to the Kedah's throne. At the age of 31, he was installed as the Sultan of Kedah after the demise of his father, Sultan Badlishah. His coronation was held in 20th February 1959. He was elected as the Sultan of Kedah by the Conference of Rulers and sworn in as the 5th Yang di-Pertuan Agong in 1970. His uncle, Tunku Abdul Rahman resigned as the Prime Minister, a day after Tuanku Abdul Halim's installation. His term ended in 1975.
In 2008, he celebrated his golden jubilee as the Kedah's Ruler. He was elected as the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong by the Conference of Rulers. His proclamation was held on 14th December 2011. He was the first person to hold the position for the second time and it was recognized in the Malaysia Book of Records, recently. His installation will be held on 11th April 2012

Monday, December 19, 2011

Pahang Orders and Decorations

Most Honourable Royal Family Order of Pahang
[Darjah Kerabat Yang Maha Utama Diraja Pahang (DKP)]

Most Esteemed Royal Family Order of Pahang-1st Class
[Darjah Kerabat Sri Indera Mahkota Pahang Yang Amat Dihormati (DKI)]

Most Esteemed Royal Family Order of Pahang-2nd Class
[Darjah Kerabat Sri Indera Mahkota Pahang Yang Amat Dihormati (DKII)]

Most Honourable Order of Sultan Ahmad Shah-Knight Grand Commander
[Darjah Kebesaran Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (SSAP)]

Most Honourable Order of Sultan Ahmad Shah-Knight Commander
Darjah Kebesaran Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (DSAP)

Most Distinguished Order of the Crown of Pahang-Knight Grand Commander
Darjah Kebesaran Sri Indera Mahkota Pahang (SIMP)

 Most Distinguished Order of the Crown of Pahang-Knight Commander
 Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP)

Perak Orders and Decorations

Most Esteemed Royal Family Order of Perak
[Darjah Kerabat Yang Amat Dihormati (DK)]

 Most Esteemed Royal Family Order of Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak
[Darjah Kerabat Seri Paduka Sultan Azlan Shah Perak Yang Amat Dihormati (DKSA)]

Most Honourable Order of Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak
[Darjah Kebesaran Seri Paduka Sultan Azlan Shah Perak Yang Amat Dimulia (SPSA)]

Most Honourable Order of the Sword of the State-Knight Grand Commander
[Darjah Kebesaran Negeri Perak Yang Amat Mulia Cura Si Manja Kini (SPCM)]

Most Gallant Order of Bravery Taming Sari Flower
[Darjah Kebesaran Taming Sari Negeri Perak Yang Amat Perkasa (SPTS)]

Selangor Orders and Decorations

 Most Esteemed Royal Family Order of Selangor-1st Class
[Darjah Kerabat Yang Amat Dihormati Kelas Pertama (DK)]

Most Esteemed Royal Family Order of Selangor-2nd Class
[Darjah Kerabat Yang Amat Yang Amat Dihormati Kelas Kedua (DKII )]

Most Honourabale Order of The Crown of Selangor-Knight Grand Commander
[Darjah Kebesaran Seri Paduka Mahkota Selangor Yang Amat Mulia (SPMS)]

Most Distinguished Order of Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah-Knight Grand Commander
[Darjah Kebesaran Seri Setia Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (SSIS)]

Order of the Crown of Selangor-Knight Commander
[Darjah Kebesaran Dato' Paduka Mahkota Selangor(DPMS)]

Order of Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah-Knight Commander
[Darjah Kebesaran Dato' Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (DSIS)]

Friday, December 2, 2011

About : Almarhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah

Sultan Mahmud was born on 29th April 1930 as the third son of the 4th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Almarhum Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah. Born as Tengku Mahmud, he received his early education at the Crown Grammar School in Kuala Terengganu. Tengku Mahmud was appointed the Crown Prince of Terengganu in 1950. He returned to Malaya after completing his studies in United Kingdom.

Tengku Mahmud was married to Tengku Ampuan Bariah, the Selangor Royalty.

His second marriage with Sharifah Nong Fatima binti Sayyid Abdullah, the mother of the current Sultan of Terengganu, Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin.

Tengku Mahmud ascended the throne as Sultan Mahmud al-Muktafi Billah Shah on 20th September 1979. His installation was held on 21st March 1981 at the Maziah Palace.

Sultan Mahmud died in Singapore on 14th May 1998 and was laid to the rest in the Royal Mausoleum in Kuala Terengganu on 15 May 1998

Friday, November 11, 2011

About : HH Tunku Puteri Jawahir

HH Tunku Puteri Tunku Dato Seri Jawahir is a daughter of the late Tuanku Jaafar. She was married to Tengku Azlan, son of the late Sultan of Pahang Sultan Abu Bakar in 1974 after they met in London in 1967.

 They were blessed with four children, two princes and two princess:-
 From left, Tengku Azran, Tengku Aslahuddin, Tunku Jawahir, Tengku Azlan, Tengku Asra and Marina Jawahir.
  • Tengku Asra
  • Tengku Aslahuddin
  • Tengku Azran
  • Marina Jawahir

Sunday, October 23, 2011

About : HRH Tengku Mahkota of Pahang

His Royal Highness Tengku Abdullah ibni Sultan Ahmad Shah is the first son of the current Sultan of Pahang.
Tengku Abdullah is the current Tengku Mahkota (crown prince) of Pahang, Malaysia.

He was born in 1959 in Pekan, Pahang by Tengku Ampuan Afzan, the Tengku Ampuan of Pahang.

He was married to the current Sultan of Johor's sister, Tunku Azizah. They were blessed with 5 children 

  • Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah, born on 17 September 1995. He is currently studying at Sherborne School, England.

  • Tengku Muhammad Iskandar Ri'ayatuddin Shah, born on 17 August 1997. He is studying at Harrow School, England.

Tengku Muhammad Iskandar (left) and Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim (right)
  • Tengku Afzan Amina Hafizatu'llah, born 11 September 2001(twin)
  • Tengku Ahmad Ismail Mu'adzam Shah, born 11 September 2001 (twin)

  • Tengku Nur Jihan Khalsom Athiy'atu'llah, 27 April 2002    
Tengku Afzan (left) and Tengku Jihan (right)

He married an actress, Julia Rais. They have 3 daughters:
  • Tengku Iman Afzan, born 1993
  • Tengku Illisha Ameera, born 1994
  • Tengku Ilyana, born 1997

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Malaysia's Palaces Throne Room

Every official palace in Malaysia has its own Throne Room. The throne was designated to symbolise the Islamic architectural as the Sultan was the Head of the religion of Islam in his State. 

New National Palace: Balairongseri
Old National Palace: Balairong Seri 

Iskandariah Palace : Balairongseri

Syarqiyyah Palace : Throne Hall

Alam Shah Palace : Balairongseri

Seri Menanti Palace : Balairong Seri

Grand Palace : Balairongseri 

Balai Besar Palace : Throne Room

Abu Bakar Palace : Throne Room

Friday, October 14, 2011

About : Sultan Ismail Petra

Duli Yang Maha Mulia Ismail Petra ibni Sultan Yahya Petra was the Sultan of Kelantan, Malaysia from March 30, 1980 until September 13, 2010. His father is Sultan Yahya Petra and his mother is Tengku Zainab. He is the only son of Sultan Yahya Petra. His first wife is Duli Yang Maha Mulia Raja Perempuan Tengku Anis Binti Tengku Abdul Hamid. He was succeeded by his son, Tengku Muhammad Faris Petra as Sultan Muhammad V.

The former Raja Perempuan bore him 4 children:
  • HRH Tengku Muhammad Faris Petra
  • HRH Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra
  • HRH Tengku Muhammad Fakhry Petra
  • HRH Tengku Amalin A'Ishah Putri

Sultan Ismail Petra second marriage with Elia Suhana Ahmad, whom he married on 31 December 2007.
It was reported that the Sultan of Kelantan, Tuanku Ismail Petra Tuanku Yahya Petra, has filed an application for verification of his divorce from his second wife, Che Puan Elia Suhana Ahmad, at the Syariah High Court on 9 March 2010.

Since his stroke attack on 14 May 2009, there had been major concerns over his ability to continue serving as Sultan. After several trips to seek medical treatment in Singapore, eventually, Ismail Petra was succeeded by his son, Crown Prince Muhammad Faris Petra on 13 September 2010 by order of the Kelantan Succession Council.

Sultan Ismail Petra was born on November 11, 1949 in Kota Bharu, Kelantan. He is a son of Sultan Yahya Petra and Almarhum Raja Perempuan Zainab I
Sultan Ismail's early education was at Sultan Ismail College, Kota Bharu and later on through special teacher at the Kota Bharu palace.