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Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghful-Lah[1][2] (born 27 November 1956) is the 35th Sultan of Perak. He is currently the Deputy Yang Di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, elected on 14 October 2016. He is also a half third cousin of Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim
Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim
(crown prince and future sultan of Johor) since both share a common male ancestor (Idris Shah I of Perak).

Contents

1 Early life

1.1 Academic and Intellectual Background

2 Academic life 3 Raja Muda of Perak 4 Sultan of Perak 5 Election as Deputy King 6 Marriage 7 Children and their date of birth 8 Issue 9 Title and styles 10 Honours

10.1 Honours of Perak 10.2 Honours of Malaysia

11 Ancestry 12 References 13 External links

Early life[edit] Sultan Nazrin Shah was born on 27 November 1956 at George Town, Penang, Malaya. He is the eldest son of the late Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-lah and the former Raja Permaisuri of Perak
Perak
Tuanku Bainun Binti Mohd Ali. Academic and Intellectual Background[edit] He studied at Sekolah Rendah Jalan Kuantan, Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
from 1962 to 1967 then followed by lower secondary stage at St. John Institution, Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
from 1968 to 1970, and furthered his upper secondary and sixth form at Cambridge High School, London
London
until 1973. Academic life[edit] Sultan Nazrin was educated at St. John's Institution
St. John's Institution
and holds a BA degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Worcester College, Oxford. He also holds an MPA degree from John F. Kennedy School of Government
Government
at Harvard University, and a PhD degree in Political Economy and Government
Government
from Harvard University. Sultan Nazrin’s research interests are in the area of economic and political development in South-East and North-East Asia, historical national income accounting and economic growth in developing countries. The sultan has also written articles and spoken on a wide range of issues including the role of the constitutional monarchy in Malaysia, education, Islam, ethnic relations and economic development. He has assumed the role of Financial Ambassador of the Malaysian International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC), has been Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Malaya
Universiti Malaya
since 1989 and is the chairman of the Board of Governors of the Malay College Kuala Kangsar. He is also an Eminent Fellow of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia. Raja Muda of Perak[edit] As son of the new ruler, he was appointed as Raja Kecil Besar - one of the four titular princes in 1984. In 1987, following the death of the Raja Muda of Perak
Perak
- Raja Ahmad Sifuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah, the Dewan Negara appointed Raja Nazrin Shah as the new Raja Muda of Perak. Raja Dr. Nazrin's full name and official title is In Malay: Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah Ibni Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah, Raja Muda Perak
Perak
Darul Ridzuan, D.K, D.K II (Selangor), D.K.A,D.K.S.A, S.P.M.P (Perlis), S.P.C.M, S.P.T.S, Ph (Harvard) in English: His Royal Highness
His Royal Highness
Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah Ibni Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah, The Raja Muda of Perak
Perak
Abode of Grace and its dependencies, D.K, D.K II (Selangor), D.K.A, D.K.S.A, S.P.M.P (Perlis), S.P.C.M, S.P.T.S, Ph.D (Harvard) Sultan of Perak[edit] On 29 May 2014 he became the 35th Sultan of Perak
Sultan of Perak
on the death of his father, Sultan Azlan.[1] Sultan Nazrin's full name and official title is in Malay: Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfurlah, Sultan, Yang di-Pertuan Negara dan Raja Pemerintah Negeri Perak
Perak
Darul Ridzuan dan Jajahan Takluknya, D.K., D.K.S.A., D.K.A.,D.M.N., D.K. (Selangor), D.K. (Kelantan), S.P.C.M, S.P.T.S, S.P.M.P. (Perlis), Ph.D (Harvard), MPA (Harvard). in English: His Royal Highness
His Royal Highness
Paduka Seri Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfurlah, The Sultan Sovereign Ruler and Head of the Government
Government
of Perak
Perak
Abode of Grace and its dependencies, D.K., D.K.S.A., D.K.A.,D.M.N., D.K. (Selangor), D.K. (Kelantan), S.P.C.M, S.P.T.S, S.P.M.P. (Perlis), Ph.D (Harvard), MPA (Harvard). .[3] He was appointed Regent of Perak
Perak
when his father became the ninth Yang di-Pertuan Agong from 1989 to 1994. As the Sultan of Perak
Sultan of Perak
he is also the Colonel-in-Chief
Colonel-in-Chief
of the Malaysian Army's Royal Army Engineers Regiment. Election as Deputy King[edit] Sultan Nazrin was elected as the Deputy Yang Di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
Malaysia
on 14 October 2016. The appointment took effect on 13 December 2016. Marriage[edit] Sultan Nazrin of Perak
Perak
married Zara Salim Davidson
Zara Salim Davidson
at Istana Iskandariah, Bukit Chandan, on 17 May 2007. Sultan Nazrin and Tuanku Zara had known each other for eight years before the wedding. The day after the wedding there was a ceremony to bestow Tuanku Zara with the official title of Raja Puan Besar of Perak. Nazrin's father had proclaimed Zara Salim Davidson
Zara Salim Davidson
as the Raja Puan Besar of Perak
Perak
and conferred the Darjah Kerabat on her. The first child of the couple, Raja Azlan Muzzaffar Shah, was born on 14 March 2008, followed by Raja Nazira Safya Shah, was born on 2 August 2011. Children and their date of birth[edit]

Name Born Place birth Age

His Highness (Yang Teramat Mulia) Raja Azlan Muzzaffar Shah
Raja Azlan Muzzaffar Shah
Ibni Sultan Dr. Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Raja Kechil Besar of Perak (2008-03-14)14 March 2008 Damansara Specialist Hospital, Damansara Jaya Selangor 10 years and 23 days

Her Highness (Yang Teramat Mulia) Raja Nazira Safya Binti Sultan Dr. Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah (2011-08-02)2 August 2011 Damansara Specialist Hospital, Damansara Jaya Selangor 6 years, 8 months and 4 days

Issue[edit] See also: Line of succession to the Malaysian throne

Name Birth Marriage Issue

Raja Azlan Muzzaffar Shah, Raja Kechil Besar of Perak 14 March 2008

Raja Nazira safya 2 August 2011

Title and styles[edit]

Styles of Sultan Nazrin Shah

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Reference style His Royal Highness

Spoken style Your Royal Highness

Alternative style Sir

27 November 1955 – 17 June 1965: His Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Nazrin Shah ibni Raja Azlan Shah. 17 June 1965 – 12 November 1982: His Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Nazrin Shah ibni Raja Tan Sri Azlan Shah. 12 November 1982 – 3 February 1984: His Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Nazrin Shah ibni Raja Tun Azlan Shah. 3 February 1984 – 16 February 1984:His Highness (Yang Amat Mulia) Raja Nazrin Shah ibni Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah. 16 February 1984 – 15 April 1987: His Highness (Yang Teramat Mulia) Raja Nazrin Shah ibni Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah, The Raja Kechil Besar. 15 April 1987 – 25 April 1989 : His Royal Highness
His Royal Highness
(Duli Yang Teramat Mulia) Raja Nazrin Shah ibni Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah, The Raja Muda of Perak. 26 April 1989 – 25 April 1994: His Royal Highness
His Royal Highness
(Duli Yang Maha Mulia) Raja Nazrin Shah ibni Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah, The Regent of Perak. 25 April 1994 – 27 January 2008: His Royal Highness
His Royal Highness
(Duli Yang Teramat Mulia) Raja Nazrin Shah ibni Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah, The Raja Muda of Perak. 27 January 2008 – 29 May 2014: His Royal Highness
His Royal Highness
(Duli Yang Maha Mulia) Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah ibni Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah,The Regent of Perak. 29 May 2014 – present: His Royal Highness
His Royal Highness
(Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri) Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-lah, The Sultan of Perak.

Honours[edit] He has been awarded:[4] Honours of Perak[edit]

Recipient of the Royal Family Order of Perak
Perak
(DK ) Superior Class of the Perak
Perak
Family Order of Sultan Azlan Shah (DKSA, 18 April 2005) [5] Member First Class of the Azlanii Royal Family Order (DKA I) [6] Grand Knight of the Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (the Perak
Perak
Sword of State, SPCM, 19 April 1986) with title Dato' Seri [7]—current ribbon : Knight Grand Commander of the Order of Taming Sari (the Perak
Perak
State Kris, SPTS, 19 April 1989) with title Dato' Seri Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Perak
Perak
State Crown (SPMP) with title Dato' Seri Panglima

Honours of Malaysia[edit]

 Malaysia :

Recipient of the Order of the Crown of the Realm
Order of the Crown of the Realm
(DMN, 2014) [8]

 Perlis :

Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Crown of Perlis
Perlis
or Star of Safi (SPMP)

 Selangor :

Second Class of the Royal Family Order of Selangor
Selangor
(DK II, 13 December 2003)

 Kelantan :

Recipient of the Royal Family Order or Star of Yunus (DK, 2014)

Ancestry[edit]

Ancestors of Nazrin Shah of Perak

16. Sultan Idris Shah I of Perak

8. Sultan Abdul Jalil of Perak

17. Raja Nuteh Aisha binti Sultan Yusuff

4. Sultan Yusuf Shah of Perak

18. Encik Muhammad Yunus

9. Che’ Yong Sofia binti Encik Muhammad Yunus

2. Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak

20. Dato’ Taib

10. Dato’ Sri Ahmad bin Dato’ Taib

21. Che’ Aisha

5. Dato’ Hajjah Khadija binti Dato’ Sri Ahmad

22. Dato’ Muhammad Yusuff

11. Che’ Fatima binti Dato’ Muhammad Yusuff

23. Che’ Zubaida

1. Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak

12. Encik Man

6. Encik Muhammad Ali bin Encik Man

3. Che′ Bainun bint Encik Muhammad Ali

7. Che’ Putih

References[edit]

^ a b Anbalagan, V. (29 May 2014) Raja Nazrin proclaimed as the 35th Sultan of Perak, The Malaysian Insider. ^ Raja Nazrin proclaimed new Sultan of Perak, The Malay Mail. 30 May 2014 ^ Pelantikan Sultan Perak
Perak
ke-35. therakyatpost.com. 29 May 2014 ^ The Royal Ark, Perak, p.16 ^ The Admire Hunkz, Photo of Crown Prince wearing DKSA ^ Radin Blog, Royal Family of Perak, Photo of Crown Prince and Family wearing DKA I ^ Blog, Photo of Prince Nazrin (third from the left) wearing former SPCM ribbon ^ "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang, dan Pingat Persekutuan". 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nazrin Shah of Perak.

Official Webpage of the Office of the Sultan of Perak Raja Nazrin Politely Declines State Allocation Bernama, 12 May 2007. Raja Nazrin's Long-time Friend First To Arrive For Royal Wedding Bernama, 13 May 2007. The Day Raja Nazrin Was Best Man Bernama, 14 May 2007. Raja Muda Perak
Perak
And Zara Tie The Knot Bernama, 17 May 2007. Full text of speech by Raja Muda of Perak, Raja Nazrin Shah, at the Diversity Matters Forum on Diasporas in the Commonwealth at Monash University, Sunway Campus on Nov 19, 2008 TheSun, 19 November 2008.

Regnal titles

Preceded by Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-lah Sultan of Perak 2014–present Succeeded by Incumbent

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Rulers of the States and federal territories of Malaysia

Sultan

Johor Sultan Ibrahim Kedah Tuanku Sallehuddin Kelantan Sultan Muhammad V (King) Negeri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah (Deputy King) Perlis Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Terengganu Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin

Yang di-Pertua Negeri

Malacca Mohd. Khalil Yakob Penang Abdul Rahman Abbas Sabah Juhar Mahiruddin Sarawak

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