Category Archives: [2] Malay Aristocratic Genealogy

University of Malaya: ‘Salasilah Raja-Raja Perak’ MS 3 PNM

On Friday 24th of February, I attended a Seminar conducted by the History Department, University of Malaya (UM) on a topic which interests me in most of my research works – the genealogy of Perak rajas. The presentation was given … Continue reading

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Nor Jan the Liar…

I can’t understand why RTM is currently airing a multiple-part documentary about one Raja Nor Jan Shah Bin Raja Tuah who claims to be a descendant of the Sultan of Melaka and declares himself as the 44th Sultan of Melaka … Continue reading

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My evidence to counter Sdr Rizuan Ahmad’s query

In my older posting, I wrote about the genealogy of several aristocratic families of Perak and I received a comment by Sdr Rizuan Ahmad who is a descendant of Sultan Ismail Muabidin Riayat Shah. This posting of mine shall be … Continue reading

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The Sultanate of Pahang

The Sultanate of Pahang began during the reign of Sultan Mansur Shah of Melaka when His Majesty appointed his son Raja Muhammad as the first Sultan of Pahang reigning as Sultan Muhammad Shah. The Melakan dynasty in Pahang only lasted … Continue reading

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The Genealogy of the Orang Kaya Menteri Paduka Tuan

The Orang Kaya Menteri Paduka Tuan is one of the Orang Besar Empat of Perak. Based on present-day protocol, his position is next to the Orang Kaya Temenggong Paduka Raja. Originally, the title was bestowed on the descendants of Syed … Continue reading

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The Ruling Royal House of Kedah Darul Aman

This would be my first entry on genealogy from a state other than Perak. Since the most senior ruler in Malaysia today is from Kedah, I will be writing about the Ruling House of Kedah as the first non-Perak entry … Continue reading

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The Genealogy of the Orang Kaya Temenggong Paduka Raja of Perak

For those of you out there who are not familiar with the Perak titles, the Orang Kaya Temenggong Paduka Raja is one of the Orang Besar Empat. Originally, the office of Temenggong was bestowed upon the descendants of Tun Undan … Continue reading

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