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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 current Federated Malay States.

Yussuff
Sultan of Perak
Sultan of Perak
Reign31 March 1948 – 4 January 1963
Installation16 April 1949
PredecessorAbdul Aziz al-Mu’tasim Billah Shah of Perak
SuccessorIdris Iskandar al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah of Perak
Born(1890-01-15)15 January 1890
Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, British Malaya
Died4 January 1963(1963-01-04) (aged 72)
Istana Iskandariah, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaya
Burial5 January 1963
SpouseRaja Ta’ayah Binti Almarhum Raja Abdul Hamid
IssueRaja Ekram (Raja Di-Hilir of Perak)
Raja Zairan
Raja Pok Saidatuliz
Raja Dato’ Seri Baharom Shah
Raja Azlan Shah (Raja Kecil Tengah of Perak; then Sultan from 1984 to 2014)
Full name
Sultan Yussuff Izzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Radziallah Hu'an-hu
HouseIstana Iskandariah, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak
FatherSultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah
MotherChe Yong Sofia Binti Muhammad Yunus
ReligionSunni Islam

Early life and educationEdit

Raja Yussuff was born on 15 January 1890 at Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak. He was the son of Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Mushidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah. Raja Yusuf 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.

DeathEdit

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.

LegacyEdit

SMK Sultan Yussuf in Batu Gajah and Sultan Yusuf Bridge in Batak Rabit is named in his honor.

HonoursEdit

Honours of PerakEdit

Honour of MalayaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Senarai Penuh Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat Persekutuan Tahun 1958" (PDF).

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Sultan Abdul Aziz Al-Mutasim Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Raja Musa
Sultan of Perak
1948-1963
Succeeded by
Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah Kaddasullah