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date: 21 August 2019

Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tunlocked

(1922–1976)
  • Cheah Boon Kheng

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Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tun (1922–1976), prime minister of Malaysia, was born in Pulau Keladi in the state of Pahang (a Malay state then under British ‘protection’), on 11 March 1922. Descended from a line of Bugis chieftains who had emigrated from Sulawesi...

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(1920–)