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Yusuf Izzuddin Shah of Perak

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Installation  16 April 1949
Role  Sultan of Perak
Predecessor  Abdul Aziz of Perak
Parents  Abdul Jalil of Perak

Successor  Idris Shah II of Perak
Children  Azlan Shah of Perak
Name  Yusuf Shah
Reign  27 March 1948 – 4 January 1963
Born  15 January 1890 Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Federated Malay States, British Malaya (1890-01-15)
Burial  5 January 1963 Al-Ghufran Royal Mausoleum, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaya
Spouse  Raja Taayah Binti Almarhum Raja Abdul Hamid
Died  January 4, 1963, Istana Iskandariah, Kuala Kangsar, Malaysia
Grandchildren  Nazrin Shah of Perak, Raja Ashman Shah, Raja Yong Sofia, Raja Eleena, Raja Azureen
Similar People  Azlan Shah of Perak, Nazrin Shah of Perak, Tuanku Bainun, Raja Ashman Shah, Raja Yong Sofia

Grandparents  Idris Shah I of Perak

Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Radziallah, KCMG (15 January 1890 - 4 January 1963) was the 32nd Sultan of Perak, a state in the current Federated Malay States.

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Early life and education

Raja Yussuf was born on 15 January 1890 at Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak. He was the son of Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Mushidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah. Raja Yusuf was educated at Hogan School (later changed to Clifford School), Kuala Kangsar. He was appointed Raja Di Hilir in 1919 and later in 1921, became Raja Bendahara.

Sultan of Perak

In 1938, upon the death of his uncle, Sultan Iskandar Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah, he was appointed as Raja Muda. Raja Yusuf ascended the Perak throne in 1948 following the death of Sultan Abdul Aziz Al-Mutasim Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Raja Musa.

Death

He died on 4 January 1963, aged 72, at the Istana Iskandariah, Kuala Kangsar, Perak and was posthumous title of Marhum Ghafarullahu-lah. He was laid to rest at Al-Ghufran Royal Mausoleum near Ubudiah Mosque, Kuala Kangsar.

He was succeeded by his cousin Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah Kaddasullah.

Legacy

SMK Sultan Yussuf in Batu Gajah and Sultan Yusuf Bridge in Batak Rabit is named in his honor.

Honours of Perak

  • Founding Grand Master of the Royal Family Order of Perak (12 December 1957 - 4 January 1963).
  • Founding Grand Master of the Order of the Perak State Crown (12 December 1957 - 4 January 1963).
  • Honour of Malaya

  •  Malaya : Recipient of the Order of the Crown of the Realm (DMN, 31 August 1958).
  • References

    Yusuf Izzuddin Shah of Perak Wikipedia


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