Tunku Abdul Rahman

Tunku Abdul Rahman

Name Tunku Abdul Rahman
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1903-02-08
Place of Birth Alor Setar,
Age 87 yrs
Death Date 1990-12-06
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Tunku Abdul Rahman

Politician who served as the First Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1957 to 1970.

Early Life Experience of Tunku Abdul Rahman

He and his siblings suffered from both cholera and malaria as children and he received a scholarship to Cambridge University and traveled to England at the age of sixteen.

Trivia Info

He declared an independent Malaysia in front of thousands at the ‘Stadium Merdeka’ on August 31st 1957 and he helped choose it’s first national anthem “Negaraku”.

Family Life and Relationship

He was married four or more times (many of his weddings were secret), and had eight children.

Close Associates

Like him Mahathir Mohammad was a Malaysian Prime Minister (the fourth), who was in office from 1981 to 2003.

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