JOHOR

The Bendahara Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1959 - 1981 Colonel H.R.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Sir Ismail al-Khalidi ibni al-Marhum Sultan Sir Ibrahim, By the grace of God Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of the State and Territory of Johor, KBE (c 11.5.1937), CMG (1.1.1926). b. at Istana Semayun, Johor Bahru, 28th October 1894, second and eldest surviving son of Major-General H.R.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Al-Haj Sir Ibrahim al-Mashur ibni al-Marhum Sultan Sir Abu Bakar, Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of the State and Territory of Johor, GCMG, GBE, by his first wife, H.H. Sultana Maimuna, educ. Rose Hill Sch, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Aldeburgh Lodge, Suffolk, Roydon Hall, Norfolk and Malay Coll, Kuala Kangsar. Appointed Heir Apparent and invested with the title of Tunku Mahkota at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 2nd November 1895. Succeeded on the death of his father, 8th May 1959. Proclaimed and installed at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 6th June 1959 and crowned at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 27th February 1960. Founded the Darjah Setia Sultan Ismail Johor Yang Amat di-Berkati (the Most Blessed Order of Loyalty to Sultan Ismail of Johor) in three classes 28th October 1974. Cmsnd as Capt Johor Volunteer Force and Johor Military Forces 22/8/1923, o/c Muar detachment JVF 1923-1933, prom Maj 12/3/1934, Col-Cdt Johor Military Forces 8/5/1959-1981. Chancellor Univ Teknologi Malaysia. Presdt Royal Johore International Club 1937, Johore Planters’ Assoc 1959, etc. Patron Royal Johore Polo Club. Rcvd: DK (16.7.1920), DMN (10.2.1960), SMN (31.8.1958), DK of Brunei (23.9.1958), DK I of Selangor (27.3.1975), DKT (1981), SPMJ (17.9.1941), SPMK, DK of Pahang, and Perak, PIS I (17.9.1928), King George V Silver Jubilee (1935), King George VI Coron (1937), Queen Elizabeth II Coron (1953), Sultan Ibrahim and Helen Ibrahim Gold Medal (8.5.1932), Sultan Ibrahim Diamond Jubilee (1955) medals, KGC of the Order of the Crown of Siam (21.7.1925), GO of the Order of the Crown of Italy (1938), GO of the Order of the Star of Romania (16.7.1920). m. (first) at the Dewan Negara, Johor Bahru, 30th August 1920, H.R.H. Ungku Tun Amina binti Ahmad [H.R.H. Sultana Amina Ismail] (b. at Johor Bahru, 5th February 1905; d. from injuries received in a car crash, at Johor Bahru, 14th September 1977, bur. there at the Sultan Abu Bakar Mausoleum, Bukit Mahmoodiah), educ. Malay Sch, Batu Pahat, raised to the title of Ungku Tun Amina 17th September 1950 and prom to Sultana with the style of Her Royal Highness 28th October 1959, crowned with her husband, 10th February 1960, rcvd: DK (28.10.1959, DK II 17.9.1950), PIS I (1960) and Queen Elizabeth II Coron Medal (1953), daughter of Major Y.M. Ungku Ahmad bin Muhammad Khalid, sometime State Cmsnr Batu Pahat, by his wife, Y.M. Ungku Khadija binti Muhammad. m. (second) 13th November 1977, H.R.H. Tunku Puan Nora binti al-Marhum Tengku Panglima Raja Tengku Long Ahmad [Tunku Puan Nora Ismail] (b. 10th October 1937), entitled Tunku Puan with the style of Yang Maha Mulia (or Her Royal Highness)  from 13th November 1977, raised to the title of Sultana with the style of Her Royal Highness and formally crowned by the state Mufti at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 28th October 1978, and styled Tunku Puan Nora Ismail from 16th February 2011, rcvd: DK (28.10.1978), SPMJ, SSIJ (1996), elder sister of Tunku Puan Zanariah, and daughter of Y.M. Tengku Ahmad bin Tengku ‘Abdu’l Ja’afar, Tengku Panglima Raja, of Kelantan, by his wife, Encik Che’ Puan Hajjah Fatima binti Datuk ‘Abdu’l Hamid, daughter of Datuk ‘Abdu’l Hamid bin ‘Abu Bakar (suppositious illegitimate son of Sultan ‘Abdu Bakar). He d. at Sultanah Amina General Hospital, Johor Bahru, 10th May 1981 (bur. there at the Sultan Abu Bakar Mausoleum, Bukit Mahmudiah), having had issue, four sons and three daughters:
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1981 - 2010 Brigadier-General H.R.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj ibni al-Marhum Sultan Sir Ismail, By the grace of God Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of the State and Territory of Johor. b. at Istana Semayun, Johor Bahru, 8th April 1932, third and eldest survivin son of Colonel H.R.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Sir Ismail ibni al-Marhum Sultan Sir Ibrahim, Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of the State and Territory of Johor, KBE, CMG, by his first wife, H.R.H. Sultana Amina Ismail, educ. Ngee Heng Primary Sch and Sultan Abu Bakar English Coll, Johor Bahru, Trinity Grammar Sch, Sydney, NSW, Australia, and South Devon Tech Coll, Torquay. Joined Johor Civil Service 1956-1959 and served in various district offices, land office, state secretariat, forest office and treasury. Appointed as Heir Apparent and formally invested with the title of Tunku Mahkota at Johor Bahru, 8th May 1959. Deprived of his title and excluded from the succession by his father, 10th August 1961. Granted the title of Raja Muda, 1st December 1966 and re-instated as Heir Apparent and Tunku Mahkota, 29th April 1981. Succeeded on the death of his father, 10th May 1981. Proclaimed and installed, at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 11th May 1981. Became King of Malaysia with the title of Yang di-Pertuan Agung and style of Majesty, 26th April 1984. Installed at Kuala Lumpur, 15th November 1984. Completed his reign and returned to Johor, 25th April 1989. Hon Maj Johor Military Forces 1959, Private TA 1960, Col-Cdt Johor Military Forces 10/5/1981-22/1/2010, and Col-in-Chief Malaysian Special Forces Regt (Gerup Gerak Khas), prom Brig-Gen TA. Field Marshal Malaysian Army, Admiral of the Fleet Royal Malaysian Navy, and Marshal of the Royal Malaysian Air Force 24/7/1984. Hon Master Parachutist, Singapore Armed Forces 2007. Chancellor Univ Teknologi Malaysia 12/12/1981-22/1/2010. Hon. D.LL. (National Univ of Singapore) 2007. Presdt Malaysian Golf Assoc. Hon Mbr Republic of Singapore Yacht Club, Go-Kart Club of Singapore, etc. Rcvd: DK (28.10.1959, DK II 8.5.1959), SPMJ (28.10.1967), SSIJ (28.10.1974), PIS I, BIS 1st class, Sultan Ismail Coron Medal (1960), SPDK (1972), DK of Brunei (1972), Trengganu (1982), Perak (1983), and Kelantan (1984), etc. m. (first) at Istana Bukit Stulang, Johor Bahru, 5th January 1956 (div. at Johor Bahru, 9th June 1962 and Singapore, October 1962), Y.A.M. Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalthom binti ‘Abdu’llah (b. at Romford, Essex, 2nd December 1934), née Josephine Ruby Trevorrow, Presdt Johore Bahru Family Planning Assoc 1960-1962, Dir Johor Red Cross Soc 1959-1962, raised to the title of Enche’ Besar with the style of Yang Amat Mulia 22nd November 2010, rcvd: DK (22.11.2010), only daughter of Reginald George Trevorrow, a textile manufacturer from Torquay, Cornwall, by his wife, Ruby May, daughter of Thomas Alderman, of Edmonton, Middlesex. m. (second) at Kuala Lumpur, 20th August 1961, H.R.H. Tunku Puan Hajjah Zanariah binti al-Marhum Tengku Panglima Raja Tengku Long Ahmad [Tunku Puan Hajjah Zanariah Iskandar] (b. at Dusun Green, Pasir Mas, Kelantan, 5th July 1940), educ. Sultana Zainab Sch, Kelantan, Bukit Nanas Convent, Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ibrahim Coll, Pasir Mas, and Upper Chime Sch, Isle of Wight, entitled Tunku Puan with the style of Yang Maha Mulia (or Her Royal Highness)  from 11th May 1981, raised to the title of Sultana with the style of Royal Highness and formally installed, at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 11th May 1981, styled Raja Permusairi Agung with the style of Majesty from 26th April 1984 to 26th April 1989, and Tunku Puan Hajjah Zanariah Iskandar from 16th February 2011, Chancellor Univ Technology Malaysia (UTM) until 2010, Patron Iskandar Puteri Fndn, and the Women’s Council of Johor (MAWAR) since 1982, “Miss Malaysia 1960”, rcvd: DK of Johor (28.10.1972), and Kelantan, younger sister of Sultana Nora and daughter of Y.B.M. Tengku Long Ahmad bin Tengku ‘Abdu’l Ja’afar, Tengku Panglima Raja, of Kelantan, by his wife, Che’ Puan Hajjah Fatima binti Dato ‘Abdu’l Hamid, daughter of Dato’ ‘Abdu’l Hamid bin ‘Abu Bakar (suppositious illegitimate son of Sultan ‘Abdu Bakar). He d. at Puteri Specialist Hospital, Johor Bahru, 22nd January 2010 (bur. there at the Sultan Abu Bakar Mausoleum, Bukit Mahmudiah), having had issue, two sons and eight daughters: Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 1) H.H. Tunku Ibrahim Ismail ibni Sultan Iskandar, Tunku Mahkota, who succeeded as H.R.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Ibrahim Ismail ibni al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj, By the grace of God Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of the State and Territory of Johor (s/o Kalsom) – see below.
  • 2) Major Y.A.M. Tunku ‘Abdu’l Majid Idris Ismail Ibrahim ibni al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj, Tunku Bendahara. b. at the Sultana Amina Hospital, Johor Bahru, 20th July 1970 (s/o Zanariah), educ. Temenggong Abu Bakar Sch, and Sultan Abu Bakar English Coll, Johor Bahru, and Menlo Coll, Paulo Alto, California, USA. Maj Johor Military Forces. Chair Royal Johor Country Club, Presdt Malaysian Golf Assoc (MGA) and Johor Hockey Assoc. Rcvd: DK (8.4.1996), SPMJ, Sultan Mahmud and Sultan Ismail Coron Medals. m. at the Istana Besar, Johor Baru, 13th January 2005, Y.M. Tunku Teh Mazni binti Tunku Yusuf (b. at Kota Bharu, 2nd April 1976), educ. SKRK Zainab Dua, Kota Bharu, SKM Tun Fatimah, Johor Bahru, and Monash Univ, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (BSc 1998), joined K&N Kenanga as PR Mngr, then worked at Celcom, Corporate Communications Mngr at Media Prima Berhad Group (TV3 Malaysia) 2003-2005, rcvd: SPMJ (11.4.2009), younger daughter of H.H. Dato’ Tunku Yusuf Jewa bin Tunku Muhammad Jiwa, of Kedah, by his wife, Y.M. Datin Tengku Embong Suria binti Tengku ‘Abdu’l Majid, daughter of Y.B.M. Tengku ‘Abdu’l Majid bin Tengku Besar Tuan Yusuf, Tengku Sri Pekerma Raja, sometime Private Sec to the Sultan of Kelantan. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
    • a) Y.M.Tunku Mahmood Iskandar bin Tunku Bendahara ‘Abdu’l Majid. b. 3rd November 2006.
    • a) Y.M. Tunku Aisha Menjalara Iskandar binti Tunku Bendahara ‘Abdu’l Majid. b. 21st March 2009. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 1) Y.A.M. Paduka Putri Tunku Kamariah Amina Maimuna Iskandariah al-Hajjah binti al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj, Tengku Puan Panglima di-Raja. b. at Johor Bahru, 11th July 1956 (d/o Kalsum), educ. Tunku Ampuan Mariam, Sultan Ibrahim Ladies, and Tun Fatimah Schs, Johor Bahru. Granted the personal title of Tunku Putri (of Johor) by her father and became Tengku Puan Panglima di-Raja (of Selangor) upon her marriage 2nd May 1977. Dir Bina Goodyear Bhd. until 2002. Rcvd: DK I (11.4.2009, DK II), SJMK. m. 2nd May 1977, Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah al-Haj bin Sultan Salah ud-din ‘Abdu’l Aziz Shah al-Haj, Tengku Panglima di-Raja (b. 17th June 1950), third son of H.R.H. Sultan Salah ud-din ‘Abdu’l Aziz Shah al-Haj ibni al-Marhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah Alhaj, Sultan of Selangor, by his first wife, H.H. Raja Nur Saidat ul-Ihsan binti Tengku Badar Shah, Paduka Bonda Raja, third daughter of Y.A.M. Tengku Badar Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan ‘Ala ud-din Sulaiman Shah, Raja Bendahara, of Selangor. She had issue, four sons and two daughters – see Malaysia (Selangor).
  • 2) Y.A.M. Paduka Besar Putri Tunku Zabedah al-Hajjah Amina Maimuna Iskandariah binti al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj. b. at Johor Bahru, 20th October 1957 (d/o Kalsom). Rcvd: DKI (8.4.2006). 
  • 3) Y.A.M. Paduka Putri Tunku Hajjah Azizah Amina Maimuna Iskandariah binti al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj, Tengku Puan. b. at the Istana Bukit Stulang, Johor Bahru, 5th August 1960 (d/o Kalsum), educ. Tunku Ampuan Mariam, Sultan Ibrahim Ladies, and Tun Fatimah Schs, Johor Bahru. Granted the title of Tengku Puan (of Pahang) upon her marriage 6th March 1986. Presdt Pahang Girl Guides Assoc. Vice-Presdt The Girl Guides Assoc. of Malaysia. Patron Tunku Azizah Fertility Fndn (TAFF). Author of “Air Tangan Tengku Puan Pahang & Masakan Tradisional Pahang” (2005). Rcvd: DK of Pahang, DK of Johor, SPMJ. m. at the Istana Bukit Serene, Johor Bahru, 6th March 1986, as his first wife, Y.A.M. Tengku ‘Abdu’llah bin Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah al-Mustain Billah, Tengku Mahkota (b. at Istana Mangga Tunggal, Pekan, Pahang, 30th July 1959), eldest son of H.R.H. Paduka Sri Baginda Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah al-Musta’in Billah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Sir Abu Bakar Riayat ud-din al-Mu’azzam Shah, Sultan of Pahang, by his wife, H.R.H. Tengku Hajjah Afzan binti Tengku Muhammad, Tengku Ampuan, daughter of Y.A.M. Tengku Muhammad ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad al-Mu’azzam Shah. She had issue, three sons and two daughters – see Malaysia (Pahang).
  • 4) Y.A.M. Paduka Putri Tunku Hajjah Mariam Zahrah binti al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj. b. at Johor Bahru, 4th September 1962 (d/o Zanariah), educ. Tun Fatimah Secondary Sch, Johor. m. 1999 (div.), Y.M. Tengku Ahmad Zainul Abidin bin Tengku Muhammad Zaid, younger son of Major Y.B.M. Datuk Paduka Tengku Muhammad Zaid ibni al-Marhum Tengku Panglima Raja Tengku Long Ahmad, sometime MP for Pasir Mas Hulu, by his wife, Y.M. Tengku Datin Munirah binti Tengku Ahmad Zainal Abidin. She had issue, one daughter – see Malaysia (Kelantan).
  • 5) Y.A.M. Paduka Putri Tunku Norani Fatimah binti al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj. b. at Johor Bahru, 17th July 1963 (d/o Zanariah), educ. Tun Fatimah Secondary Sch, Johor. m. 2000, Encik Ramlan bin Dato’ Sri Haron Idris, son of Y.A.B. Dato’ Sri Haron bin Haji Idris, sometime Presdt Sessions Court and Chief Minister of Selangor, by his wife, Y.Bhg. Datin Sri Salmah binti Sulaiman.  
  • 6) Y.A.M. Paduka Putri Tunku Maimuna Ismailiah binti al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj. b. at Johor Bahru, 20th October 1967 (d/o Zanariah), educ. Tun Fatimah Secondary Sch, Johor. m. 7th May 2004, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Mizan bin Dato’ Haji Yahya (b. 7th June 1967), CEO Komputer Sistem Malaysia (KSM) Sdn Bhd, Dir Impak Benua Sdn Bhd, HML Green Estates Pte Ltd, etc, rcvd: DPMJ (8.4.2006), son of Y.Bhg. Dato’ Haji Yahya bin Dato’ Ismail, by his wife, Y.Bhg. Datin Hajjah Fatima binti Muhammad Yusuf. She has issue, one daughter:
    • a) Puteri Wan Mahzanah Huriyah binti Dato’ Mizan. b. at Johor Bahru, 21st April 2005. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 7) Y.A.M. Paduka Putri Tunku Muna Najiah binti al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj. b. at Johor Bahru, 12th April 1973 (d/o Zanariah), educ. Sultan Ibrahim Girls’ Sch, and Tun Fatimah Secondary Sch, Johor. Chair Yayasan Iskandar Puteri, Presdt Johor Neball Assoc 1991-1994, Vice-Presdt Johor Women’s Council (MAWAR) 1993-1997 & since 2005. Rcvd: SPMJ (1990), DK II, etc. m. at Istana Bukit Serene, Johor Bahru, 5th October 2001, Commander Shaftdean Lufty bin Rusland (b. at Kuala Brang, Trengganu, 13th November 1971), educ. Anglo-Chinese Sch, Ipoh, Agricultural Univ of Malaysia (UPM) (dipl in Animal Health & Science Production 1993), SAFTI Military Inst, Singapore, RMAF Training Coll, and Naval Command Coll, China (BSc Mil 2007) Cmsnd as Sub-Lieut RMN 17/11/1994, prom Lieut 17/11/1996, held several posts onboard RMN’s combatant ships 1996-2000, ADC to CONS 1998, acting Lieut-Cdr 17/11/2002, prom Lieut-Cdr 17/11/2003, Air Navigator for fixed-wing (C-130 Hercules & B200T Beechcraft) 2000-2003, Super Lynx TACCO 2004-2006, Naval Aviator Instructor on rotary wing/helicopters 200-2008, prom Cdr 1/11/2008, Chief Instructor Naval Air Wing since 2008, rcvd: SPMJ (20.8.2009, DPMJ 3.9.2006, SMJ 7.4.2004, all revoked 4.6.2010). She has issue, two sons and two daughters:
    • a) Putra Wan Iskandar ‘Abdu’r Rahman Uwais Siraj ud-din bin Dato’ Shaftdean. b. at Putrajaya, 4th October 2002.
    • b) Putra Wan Muhammad Umayr Sharaf ud-din bin Dato’ Shaftdean. b. at at Johor Bahru, 11th October 2007.
    • a) Putri Wan Zanariah Imanina Munawarrah Nora Iskandariah binti Dato’ Shaftdean. b. at Johor Bharu, 1st April 2004.
    • b) Putri Wan Najiah Umayra Munawarrah binti Dato’ Shaftdean. b. at at Johor Bahru, 11th October 2007.
  • 8) Y.A.M. Paduka Putri Tunku Amina Kalsom Masera Marian Zahira Iskandariah binti al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj. b. at Johor Bahru, 6th June 1979 (d/o Zanariah), educ. Sultan Ibrahim Girl’s Sch, Johor, and International Islamic Univ Malaysia (IIUM), Gombak (BA Hons 2005). Joined Johor Civil Service 2006.
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2010 Brigadier-General H.R.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Ibrahim Ismail ibni al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj, By the grace of God Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of the State and Territory of Johor. b. at the Johor Bahru General Hospital, 22nd November 1958, elder son of  Brigadier-General H.R.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Mahmud Iskandar al-Haj ibni al-Marhum Sultan Sir Ismail, By the grace of God Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of the State and Territory of Johor, by his first wife, Y.A.M. Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalthom binti ‘Abdu’llah, née Josephine Ruby Trevorrow, educ. Temenggong Abdul Rahman Satu, Johor Bahru, Trinity Grammar Sch, Sydney, NSW, Australia, Sultan Abu Bakar English Coll, Johor Bahru, Malaysian Army Combat Training Centre (PULADA), Kota Tinggi, US Infantry Sch of Arms, Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia, JKF Special Warfare Sch, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA, and Army Aviation Training Centre, RMAF Base Kluang. Appointed as Heir Apparent with the title of Tunku Mahkota of Johor 12th May and installed at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 3rd July 1981. Acted as Regent of Johor for his father during his tenure as King of Malaysia, 26th April 1984 to 25th April 1989. Appointed as Regent of Johor for his incapacitated father 22nd January 2010, and succeeded him on his death later the same day. Proclaimed and installed at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 23rd January 2010. Crowned at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 23rd March 2015. Brig-Gen TA, Col-Cdt Johor Military Forces since 22/1/2010, and Col-in-Chief Special Forces Group (Gerup Gerak Khas). Chancellor Tun Hussein Onn Coll Univ of Technology (KUiTTO). Chair Teori Selatan Sdn Bhd, etc. Patron Johor Wildlife Conservation Project, Kembara Mahkota Johor, Malaysian Air Trafic Controllers’ Assoc (MATKA), Tunku Ibrahim Ismail Library, etc. Hon Mbr Republic of Singapore Yacht Club. Rcvd: DK, SPMJ, SSIJ, PIS I, Sultan Ismail (1960), and Sultan Ismail (1960) and Mahmud (1981) Coron medals, DK of Perak (19.4.2010), DK of Perlis (17.5.2010), DKI of Selangor (24.12.2010), DKNS (13.1.2011), DKI of Pahang (24.10.2011), DKMB of Brunei (8.11.2014), DKI of Trengganu (27.4.2013), SMN (3.6.1987), SPDK, SPMT, SPMK, etc. m. (first) at Arlington, Virginia, USA, 27th May 1980 (div. there, 23rd August 1982)* Vivien Theresa Johnson (b. at Penang, 29th September 1953; m. second, at Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 22nd February 1983 (div.), Encik Muhammad Azmi bin Ismail. m. third, at Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 2nd March 1992, Russell John Stewart Lyons, MBA, FCA), Dir & Sec E-Innovation.com Ltd since 1994, Innovation Software Ltd since 1997, I-Xantica Ltd since 2003, Dir Capital Connections Private Equity Ltd since 2017, Sec HR Administration Ltd, etc, daughter of Glenworth Louis Johnson, PPN, of Penang, teacher, late 3rd Btn SSVF and Police Volunteer Reserve, by his wife, Louise Theresa, elder daughter of James Godfrey Wambeck, of Petaling Jaya, Selangor. m. (second) at the Ubaidiah Mosque, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, 19th September 1982, H.R.H. Raja Zarith Sofiah binti al-Marhum Sultan Idris al-Mutawakil Allah Afifu’llah Shah (b. at Batu Gajah Hospital, Perak, 14th August 1959), educ. Datin Khadija Primary and Raja Perempuan Kasum Seconday Schs, Kuala Kangsar, Cheltenham Ladies Coll, Gloucestershire, Davies Coll, London, and Somerville Coll, Oxford (BA 1983), granted the style of Duli Yang Maha Mulia (Royal Highness) 22nd November 2010, crowned as Permaisuri of Johor alongside her husband at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 23rd March 2015, sometime journalist with “The New Straits Times” and “The Star” newspapers, illustrator and author of children’s books, Pro-Chancellor Univ Teknologi Malaysia 2003-2010, Chancellor since 2010, Royal Fellow (Faculty of Language & Linguistics) Univ Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Hon D.Phil (Educ) Tun Hussein Onn Coll Univ of Technology (KUiTTO) 2008, Deputy Presdt Women’s Council of Johor (MAWAR), Royal Patron Hospis Malaysia, Patron Johor Red Crescent Soc, Johor Cerebral Palsy Assoc, Spastic Children’s Assoc, Kawanis Downs Syndrome Fndn, Life Saving Soc of Malaysia, Rotary Club of Tebrau Fndn, etc, Dir of Public Social Services of the Malaysian Red Crescent Soc, Royal Adviser to the Malaysian Red Crescent Soc, Adviser International Sch of Traditional Arts (London), rcvd: DK I (DK II 8.4.1996), and SPMJ of Johor, DK (21.5.2012) and SPCM (4.3.1983) of Perak, younger daughter of Colonel H.R.H. Maulana Paduka Sri Sultan Idris al-Mutawakil Allahahi Shah II Afifu’llah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Iskandar Shah Kadasu’llah, Sultan of Perak, CMG, by his first wife, H.R.H. Raja Mazwin binti Raja Arif Shah, Raja Perempuan, daughter of Y.M. Raja Arif Shah bin Raja Haji Harun ar-Rashid. He had issue, five sons and one daughter by his second wife:
  • 1) Brigadier-General H.H. Tunku Dato’ Ismail Idris ‘Abdu’l Majid Abu Bakar Iskandar ibni Sultan Ibrahim Ismail, Tunku Mahkota. b. at Johor Bahru, 30th June 1984, educ. SK Sri Utama, and St Joseph’s Coll, Johor Bahru, the Australian International Sch, Singapore, Hale Sch, Wembley Downs, Western Australia, and IMA, Dehra Dun, India. Cmsnd as 2nd-Lieut IA 10/12/2004, attached 61st Cavalry, prom Capt 10/12/2006, c/o mounted column in Republic Day parade 2007, prom Maj 10/12/2007, Maj Johor Military Forces, Hon Officer Malaysian Special Forces Regt (Gerup Gerak Khas) 1/8/2010, ADC to the Sultan of Johor since 2008, prom Brig-Gen 2014. Invested with the title of Raja Muda with the style of Duli Yang Amat Mulia, at the Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 8th April 2006. Appointed as Heir Apparent and formally invested with the title of Tunku Mahkota at Istana Besar, Johor Bahru, 29th January 2010. Mbr Indian Polo Assoc (IPA), 61 Cavalry Polo Club, Army Polo & Riding Club (Delhi), Delhi Gymkhana Club, etc. Chancellor the Most Blessed Order of Loyalty to Sultan Ismail of Johor since 22nd November 2010. Rcvd: DK I (11.4.2009, DK II 8.4.2006), SPMJ (8.4.2005, SMJ 8.4.2004), SSIJ (28.1.2010), SMIJ (30.3.2015), PIS I, and Sultan Mahmud Coron Medal (1984). m. at Istana Bukit Serene, Johor Bahru, 24th October 2014 (nikah) and 8th November 2014 (zifaf), Y.M. Che’ Puan Khalida binti Bustamam (b. at the General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, 16th July 1993), educ. SRK Taman Seri Gombok, Kuala Lumpur, St George’s Sch, Hanover Square, and Westminster Acad, London, and Sri Utama Sch, Kuala Lumpur, rcvd: SPMJ (15.3.2015), youngest daughter of Encik Bustaman bin Haji Daud, Dir (Divsn of Management Services) in the Prime Minister’s Dept, Kuala Lumpur, by his wife, Che’ Puan Aziyah binti ‘Abdu’l Aziz. He has issue, a daughter:
    • a) Y.A.M. Tunku Kalsum Amina Sofia binti Tunku Dato’ Ismail. b. at the Royal Ward, Sultana Amina Hospital, Johor Bahru, 25th June 2016.
  • 2) Y.A.M. Tunku Idris Iskandar Ismail ‘Abdu’l Rahman ibni Sultan Ibrahim Ismail, Tunku Temenggong. b. 25th December 1987, educ. Army Training Centre (Pulada), Kota Tinggi, and Aviation Integration Acad, Perak. Cmsnd as 2nd-Lieut Malaysian Army 2006, attached Army Air Corps (PUTD) 2006, prom Lieut 2008. Granted the title of Tunku Temenggong, 26th February 2010. Rcvd: DK I (22.11.2012), SPMJ, SMIJ (30.3.2015), PIS I, Sultan Mahmud Coron Medal, and PPA.
  • 3) Y.A.M. Tunku ‘Abdu’l Jalil Iskandar ibni Sultan Ibrahim Ismail, Tunku Laksamana. b. at Johor Bahru, 5th July 1990, educ. Sri Utama National Sch, and Yayasan Pendidikan Johor Zaikarim International Sch, Johor Bahru, Zoological Soc of London (ZSL), RMP Training Centre, Kuala Limpur, and Special Forces (UTK) Technical Coll, Muar, Johor. Zooologist, served as a volunteer keeper at the Singapore Zoological Garden for a year and London Zoo 2008-2010, and Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre in Sabah 2010-2011. Cmsnd as Inspector Royal Malaysian Police 6/1/2011, served with Special Action Unit 2011-2012, Police Training Centre Monitoring Officer 2012-2014, Chief of Staff Johor Royal Palace 2014-2015. Granted the title of Tunku Laksamana, 22nd November 2012. Vice-Chair Community Services Malaysian Red Crescent Soc 2008. Rcvd: DK I (22.11.2012), SPMJ (15.3.2015, DPMJ 11.4.2009), SMIJ (30.3.2015), PIS I, Sultan Mahmud Coron Medal, and PPA. He d. unm. after a year-long battle with liver cancer, at the Royal Ward, Sultanah Aminah Hospital, Johor Bahru, 5th December 2015 (bur. there at the Sultan Abu Bakar Mausoleum, Bukit Mahmudiah).
  • 4) Y.A.M. Tunku ‘Abdu’l Rahman Hassanal Jeffri bni Sultan Ibrahim Ismail, Tunku Panglima. b. 5th February 1993, educ. SK Sri Utama, Johor Bahru, the Armed Forces Special Warfare Training Centre, Sungai Udang Camp, Malacca, and the Armed Forces Training Centre, Ulu Tiram, Johor. Capt Johor Military Forces (JMF). Lieut Special Forces Group (Gerup Gerak Khas) 1/5/2011. Granted the title of Tunku Panglima, 22nd November 2012. Rcvd: DK I (22.11.2012), SPMJ (15.3.2015, DPMJ 11.4.2009), SMIJ (30.3.2015), PIS I, Sultan Mahmud Coron Medal, and PPA.
  • 5) Y.A.M. Tunku ‘Abu Bakar Iman ibni Sultan Ibrahim Ismail, Tunku Putra. b. 30th May 2001. Granted the title of Tunku Putra, 22nd November 2012. Rcvd: DK I (22.11.2012), SPMJ (15.3.2015), SMIJ (30.3.2015).Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 1) Y.A.M. Paduka Putri Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah binti Sultan Ibrahim Ismail [Tunku Ina]. b. 8th April 1986, educ. Australian International Sch, Singapore. Presdt Johor Darul Ta’zim Football Club (JDT) since 2016. Granted the title of Tun, 22nd November 2012. Rcvd: DK I (22.11.2012), SPMJ (15.3.2015, DPMJ 11.4.2009), SMIJ (30.3.2015), PIS I. m. at Istana Bukit Serene, Johor Bahru, 14th August 2017, Dennis Muhammad ‘Abdu’llah (b. at Lisse, the Netherlands, 1st May 1989), né Dennis Verbaas, who converted to Islam 31st May 2015, educ. Floretti Coll, Hilego, and ROC Leiden, The Netherlands, Mngr JDT Concept Store, Brand and Marketing Exec Tampines Rovers Football Club in Singapore, second son of Martin Verbaas, by his wife, Henriette Verbaas Mohlen.
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