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Shah Ghafraullah Sultan Yussuf Izzuddim Edit Profile

Sultan of Perak

Shah Ghafraullah Sultan Yussuf Izzuddim, Malaysian Sultan of Perak. Bar: England 1954. Decorated PMN, 1979, Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia, 1983. Co-chancellor University Sains Malaysia, 1971, chancellor University Malay, since 1986; chairman Higher Education Advisory Council, 1974; vice president Olympic Council, Malayisa. Member International Hockey Federation, Malaysian Hockey Federation (president).

Background

Izzuddim, Shah Ghafraullah Sultan Yussuf was born on April 19, 1928 in Batu Gajah, Perak, Malaysia. Son of Sultan Yussuff Izzuddin Shah.

Education

Student, Malay College, Nottingham University and Lincoln Inn. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Malaya, 1979. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Sains Malaysia, 1980.

Career

Assistant secretary state, Perak, 1954-1955. Magistrate Kuala Lumpur, 1955-1956. Session court president, 1957-1959.

Federal counsel and Dy public prosecutor, 1959. State legal advisor Perak, 1959-1962. Registrar high court Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1962-1963.

Chief registrar Federal Court, 1963-1965, high court judge, 1965, federal judge, 1973, chief justice, 1979. Lord President, 1982-1983. 34th Sultan of Perak, since 1984.

Named King of Malaysia, 1989-1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: England 1954.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Role of Constitutional Rulers.

Membership

Co-chancellor University Sains Malaysia, 1971, chancellor University Malay, since 1986. Chairman Higher Education Advisory Council, 1974. Vice president Olympic Council, Malayisa.

Member International Hockey Federation, Malaysian Hockey Federation (president).

Connections

Married Tuanku Bainun binti Mohd. Ali, 1955; children: Raja Nazrin, Raja Azureen, Raja Ashman, Raja Eleen, Raja Yong Sofia.

father:
Sultan Yussuff Izzuddin Shah Izzuddim

spouse:
Tuanku Bainun binti Mohd. Ali

child:
Raja Nazrin Izzuddim

child:
Raja Azureen Izzuddim

child:
Raja Ashman Izzuddim

child:
Raja Eleen Izzuddim

child:
Raja Yong Sofia Izzuddim