The only Sultan to be King of Malaysia twice

Bernama reported on 15th October 2011 that the Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, 83 will be the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King of Malaysia) for 5 years starting 13th December 2011.

Hence, he becomes the only ruler in history to be Malaysia’s King for more than once.

He was King from 21st September 1970 to 20th September 1975.

He will succeed Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin, the Sultan of Terengganu.

Sultan Abdul Halim (born 1927), who became Sultan of Kedah on 14th July 1958 attended Wadham College, Oxford for his social science and public admin bachelor’s degree.


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