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1974  Colonel H.R.H. Paduka Sri Baginda Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah al-Mustain Billah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Sir Abu Bakar Riayat ud-din al-Muazzam Shah, Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of the State of Pahang Dar ul-Mukmar. b. at Istana Mangga Tunggal, Bandar di-Raja Pekan, 24th October 1930, second son of Colonel H.R.H. Paduka Sri Baginda Sultan Sir Abu Bakar Riayat ud-din al-Muazzam Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Sir Abdullah al-Muhtasim Billah Shah, Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of the State of Pahang, GCMG, by his first wife, H.R.H. Raja Fatima binti al-Marhum Sultan Sir Iskandar Shah al-Kaddasullah, Tengku Ampuan, eldest daughter Colonel H.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Sir Alang IskandarShah II al-Kaddasullah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Sir Idris Murshid al-Azzam Rahmatullah Shah, Sultan of Perak, GCMG, KCVO, educ. Malay Sch, Pekan, Malay Coll, Kuala Kangsar, Clifford Coll, Kuala Lipis, Worcester Coll, Oxford, and Univ Coll. of South West England, Exeter, Devon. Cmsnd as 2nd Lieut 4th Btn RMR 1953, prom Maj 1963, o/c 12th Infantry Btn (TA) 1963-1965, retd as Lieut-Col 1965. Appointed as Heir Apparent with the title of Tengku Mahkota, 25th May 1944. Proclaimed at Pekan on the death of his father, 7th May 1974. Crowned at the Balairong Sri, Istana Sultan Abu Bakar, Pekan, 6th May 1975. Became Deputy Supreme Head of State of Malaysia with the title of Timbalan Yang di-Pertuan Agong from 21st September 1975. Assumed the duties of King of Malaysia with the title of Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the death of the incumbent, 29th March 1979. Installed at the Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur, 30th March 1979. Crowned 10th July 1980. Left office and returned to Pahang, 26th April 1984. Hon Col Pahang Home Guard 19/8/1958, Col-in-Chief RMAF 18/11/1989. Constitutional Head International Islamic Univ. Malaysia since 1983. Hon D.Lit. (Univ. of Malaya), LLD (Hons. Causa Northrop Univ, USA, 1986). Presdt Kuala Lupis Golf Club (1963), Football Assoc of Pahang (FAP) (1961), Football Assoc of Malaysia (1984), etc. Patron Royal Malaysian Polo Assoc. Mbr Malayan Amateur Racing Assoc. Rcvd: DKP, DK, DKM, SSAP, SIMP, DIMO, DMN, DK of Perak (6.5.1975), Johor, Kelantan, Trengganu, Perlis, Kedah, Negri Sembilan, Selangor (16.7.1987), SPCM, SPMJ, DKMB and DK of Brunei, Badr Chain of Saudi Arabia (1982), Collar of Mubarak the Great of Kuwait, Grand Order of Mugunghwa of Korea, and the Star of the Socialist Republic of Romania 1st class (25.11.1982), Pahang Silver Jubilee medal (1957), Queen Elizabeth II Coron Medal (1953), Sultan Ismail of Johore Coron Medal (1960), etc. m. (first) at the Istana Hinggap, Kuala Lipis, 22nd April 1954, H.R.H. Tengku Hajjah Afzan binti Tengku Muhammad, Tengku Ampuan (b. at Kuala Trengganu, 4th December 1932; d. from cancer, at Istana Pahang, Kuala Lumpur, 29th June 1988), granted the title of Tengku Puan Besar 1954, and installed as Tengku Ampuan 7th May 1974, Patron Malaysian Netball Assoc 1978-1988, Chair Malaysian Islamic Ladies’ Assoc, Presdt Tengku Ampuan Pahang Badminton Assoc, and the Royal Pekan Gold Club, etc, rcvd: DMN (29.5.1979), DK (6.5.1975), SSAP, SIMP (29.5.1972), and the Order Tudor Vladimirescu 1st class of Romania (25.11.1982), daughter of Y.A.M. Tengku Muhammad ibni al-Marhum Al-Sultan Sir Ahmad Mua’azzam Shah, Tengku Panglima Parang, CBE, sometime Chief Minister of Trengganu, by his wife, Y.M. Tengku Hajjah Aisha Mandak binti Tengku Mustafa, Tengku Sri Kemala. m. (second) 14th March 1991, H.R.H. Sultana Hajjah Kalsom binti Abdullah (b. 12th September 1951), née Anita, styled Cik Puan Kalsom from 14th March 1991, and Sultana of Pahang with the style of Her Royal Highness from 30th September 1992, Patron Kuantan Handicapped Sch, Kiwanis Club of Kuantan since 2004, Cancerlink Soc of Malaysia, etc, sometime air stewardess and former second wife of Sahibzada Akbar Liaquat Ali Khan (younger son of Quaid-e-Millat, The Hon Nawabzada Liaquat ‘Ali Khan, of Karnal, sometime Prime Minister of Pakistan). He has issue, three sons and five daughters:
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