Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah

Tengku Razaleigh

Malaysian politician who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Gua Musang since August 1986 and Ulu Kelantan from August 1974 to August 1986.

- Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah

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United Malays National Organisation

Political party in Malaysia.

Tunku Abdul Rahman, first Prime Minister of Malaya
Mahathir Mohamad
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi served as the 5th Prime Minister of Malaysia from 2003 to 2009.
Najib Tun Razak served as the 6th Prime Minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018.
2012 UMNO General Assembly

In the 2018 UMNO leadership election, which was considered by many as crucial to the party's progression, former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was elected UMNO president in a three-cornered contest, defeating former UMNO Youth Chief Khairy Jamaluddin, and UMNO veteran Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah.


Malaysian oil and gas company.

The Petronas Twin Towers
A Petronas station seen in Pattaya, Thailand
Petronas sponsored the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix as the title sponsor since its inaugural race in 1999 until the last race in 2017
Petronas supported TOM'S, a Toyota automobile racing squad in Super GT between 2008 and 2015
Petronas supports the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One racing team since 2010. (pictured here in 2017)
Petronas University of Technology

Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah (chairman of Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (Pernas)) visited Rahman at the latter private residence.

Malay styles and titles

The Malay language has a complex system of styles, titles and honorifics which are used extensively in Brunei, Malaysia, and the southern Philippines.

The Rencong alphabet, a native writing system found in central and South Sumatra. The text reads (Voorhoeve's spelling): "haku manangis ma / njaru ka'u ka'u di / saru tijada da / tang [hitu hadik sa]", which is translated by Voorhoeve as: "I am weeping, calling you; though called, you do not come" (hitu adik sa- is the rest of 4th line.

Yang Berhormat Mulia (YBM) (lit. "His Highness The Honourable") - the style for a prince who is a member of parliament (e.g. Yang Berhormat Mulia Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, the MP for Gua Musang).

Kota Bharu

Town in Malaysia that serves as the state capital and royal seat of Kelantan.

Burung Petala Indra, as seen in Padang Bank, Kota Bharu.
World War Memorial, Padang Merdeka
Istana Jahar
Sultan Ismail Petra Arch
Sultan Ismail Petra Airport
Kampung Laut Mosque
Looking north from near the clocktower along Jalan Temenggong in Kota Bharu
Palace of the Sultan of Kelantan, 1912.
1941 photo of a decoy Lockheed Hudson aircraft at RAF Kota Bharu
Bachok Beach
KB Mall

Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Malaysian politician who served as the fifth prime minister of Malaysia from 2003 to 2009.

American president George W. Bush meets with Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi of Malaysia during Bush's visit to New York City for the United Nations General Assembly, 18 September 2006.
Badawi with his wife, Jeanne Abdullah

Early during Mahathir's tenure as prime minister, a bitter dispute erupted within the ruling UMNO party and it was divided into two camps, which were colloquially known as 'Team A', comprising Mahathir loyalists, and 'Team B', which supported former Minister of Finance Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah and former Deputy Prime Minister Musa Hitam.

Abdul Taib Mahmud

Malaysian politician who has served as the 7th Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak since March 2014.

Taib Mahmud in 2016
Taib Mahmud (3rd from left) during International Energy Week at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching; together with Torstein Dale Sjøtveit, CEO of Sarawak Energy Berhad (left most)
Taib Mahmud and his Syrian wife in 2011
Taib Mahmud's private residence by the Sarawak River.

Being a member of the Malaysian Parliament (MP) for 38 years, Taib is also the second longest-serving parliamentarian in Malaysia after Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah.

Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysian politician, author, and physician who served as the fourth and seventh prime minister of Malaysia.

Mahathir in 2018
Mahathir in 2018
Mahathir addressing the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September 2003
Mahathir with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2003
Mahathir greeting US Secretary of Defense William Cohen in Kuala Lumpur in 1998 during Pacific Dialogue Conference
Mahathir at National Day celebrations in August 2007
Mahathir meets with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in 2018
Mahathir and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, 15 July 2018
Mahathir and President of Indonesia Joko Widodo in Putrajaya, 9 August 2019
Mahathir and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, 26 October 2019
On 21 May 2018, Mahathir meets with United States Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir
Mahathir speak about "The Future of Democracy in Asia" in Chatham House, United Kingdom
Portrait of Mahathir and Siti Hasmah

Each of Razak's preferred candidates was elected: former Chief Minister of Melaka, Ghafar Baba; Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, a wealthy businessman and member of Kelantan's royal family; and Mahathir.

Order of Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang

Knighthood order of the Sultanate of Pahang.

1980: Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah

Tunku Abdul Rahman

Malaysian statesman and lawyer who served as the first prime minister of Malaysia and the head of government of its predecessor states from 1955 to 1970.

Tunku in 1960
Tunku Abdul Rahman proclaiming Malayan independence on 31 August 1957
Tunku Abdul Rahman during a state visit to The Netherlands (May 1960)

Tunku later supported Semangat 46 (S46), a splinter group of UMNO led by Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah.

Order of the Crown of Selangor

Order awarded by Sultan of Selangor as a reward for general services to the sultan and state of Selangor.

Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah (SPMS, 1982)