Abdul Halim of Kedah facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAbdul 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|
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|
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.
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.
Halim died on 11 September 2017 at the age of 89 at his palace on Istana Anak Bukit around 2.30 p.m. (MST).
Titles and styles
- 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
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