Information about Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah

Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah (28 November 1927 - 11 September 2017)

Almarhum Maulana Al-Sultan Tuanku Al-Haj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah was the 28th Sultan of Kedah, reigning from 1958 to 2017. He served as the fifth Yang di-Pertuan Agong (Supreme Head of State) of Malaysia from 1970 to 1975, and as the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong from 2011 to 2016. He was the first person to reign as Yang di-Pertuan Agong twice, as well as the oldest elected to the office. Immediately prior to his death, he was the second longest-reigning living monarch in the world after Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.

Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah reigned in...
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Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah, first reign Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 21 September 1970 20 September 1975
Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah, second reign Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 13 December 2011 12 December 2016
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