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Ahmad Shah
أحمد شاه المستعين بالله
Al-Musta'in Billah (He who seeks help from God)
Yang di-Pertuan Agong VII
Sultan of Pahang
Paduka Ayahanda Sultan of Pahang
Yang di-Pertuan Agong
Reign 26 April 1979 – 25 April 1984
Installation 10 July 1980
Predecessor Sultan Yahya Petra
Successor Sultan Iskandar
Sultan of Pahang
Reign 8 May 1974 – 11 January 2019
Installation 6 May 1975
Predecessor Sultan Abu Bakar Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mu’azzam Shah
Successor Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah
Born (1930-10-24)24 October 1930
Istana Manggal Tunggal, Pekan, Pahang, Federated Malay States, British Malaya
Died 22 May 2019(2019-05-22) (aged 88)
National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Burial 23 May 2019
Abdullah Mosque, Pekan, Pahang
Spouse
Tengku Ampuan Afzan
(m. 1954; died 1988)

Sultanah Kalsom
(m. 1991; his death 2019)
Issue Tengku Meriam
Tengku Muhaini
Tengku Aishah Marcella
Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah
Tengku Abdul Rahman
Tengku Nong Fatimah
Tengku Shahariah
Tengku Abdul Fahd Mu’adzam Shah
Full name
Tengku Ahmad ibni Tengku Abu Bakar
Regnal name
Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mu’azzam Shah
House Bendahara
Father Sultan Abu Bakar Ri’ayatuddin Mu’azzam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdullah Al-Mu’tassim Billah Shah
Mother Tengku Ampuan Besar Raja Fatimah binti Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah Kaddasullah
Religion Sunni Islam

Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar Riayatuddin Al-Muadzam Shah (24 October 1930 – 22 May 2019) was the fifth Sultan of Pahang from 1974 until his abdication in 2019. He was the seventh Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia from 26 April 1979 to 25 April 1984. He was born in Pekan, Pahang.

Sultan Ahmad Shah died on 22 May 2019 at the National Heart Institute in Kuala Lumpur from a long-illness at the age of 88.

Foreign Honours

  •  Argentina : Grand Cross of the Order of the Liberator General San Martín (26 September 2006)
  •  Brunei :
    • BRU Royal Family Order of the Crown of Brunei.svg Recipient of Royal Family Order of the Crown of Brunei (DKMB)
    • BRU Family Order of Brunei 1st Class.svg Senior (Laila Utama) of the Family Order of Brunei (DK)
  •  Kuwait : Collar of the Order of Mubarak the Great
  •  Romania : Star of the Socialist Republic of Romania 1st class (25 November 1982)
  •  Saudi Arabia : Badr Chain (January 1982)
  •  South Korea : Grand Order of Mugunghwa
  •  United Kingdom : Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal (2 June 1953)

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