Yussuff Izzuddin Shah of Perak
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Sultan Yussuff Izzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Radziallah Hu'an-hu, KCMG (15 January 1890 - 4 January 1963) was the 32nd Sultan of Perak, a state in the then Federated Malay States.
|Sultan of Perak|
|Sultan of Perak|
|Reign||31 March 1948 – 4 January 1963|
|Installation||16 April 1949|
|Predecessor||Abdul Aziz al-Mu’tasim Billah Shah of Perak|
|Successor||Idris Iskandar al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah of Perak|
|Born||15 January 1890|
Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, British Malaya
|Died||4 January 1963 (aged 72)|
Istana Iskandariah, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaya
|Burial||5 January 1963|
|Spouse||Raja Ta’ayah Binti Almarhum Raja Abdul Hamid|
|Issue||Raja Ekram (Raja Di-Hilir of Perak) |
Raja Pok Saidatuliz
Raja Dato' Seri Baharom Shah
Raja Azlan Shah (Raja Kecil Tengah of Perak; then Sultan from 1984 to 2014)
|House||Istana Iskandariah, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak|
|Father||Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah|
|Mother||Che Yong Sofia Binti Muhammad Yunus|
Early life and educationEdit
Raja Yussuff was born on 15 January 1890 at Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak. He was the eldest son of Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Mushidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah. Raja Yussuff was educated at Hogan School (later changed to Clifford School), Kuala Kangsar. He was appointed Raja Di Hilir in 1919 and later in 1921, became Raja Bendahara.
Sultan of PerakEdit
In 1938, upon the death of his uncle, Sultan Iskandar Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah, he was appointed as Raja Muda. Raja Yusuf ascended the Perak throne in 1948 following the death of his cousin Sultan Abdul Aziz al-Mu’tasim Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Raja Muda Musa.
He died at Istana Iskandariah at 4:12 pm on 4 January 1963, ten weeks after the stroke which partially paralysed him and came 11 days before his birthday. He was 72. Almarhum was interred at the Al-Ghufran Royal Mausoleum on Bukit Chandan and was given the posthumous title of Marhum Ghafarullah. He was succeeded by his cousin Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah Kaddasullah.
Honours of PerakEdit
- Founding Grand Master of the Royal Family Order of Perak (12 December 1957 - 4 January 1963).
- Founding Grand Master of the Order of the Perak State Crown (12 December 1957 - 4 January 1963).