KEDAH DARUL AMAN (Sultanate)

 
Title: HH Sultan Religion: Muslim
State: Malaysia Dynasty:

 
Present Ruler:  HH Sultan Tunku SALLEHUDDIN SHAH ibni al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, 29th and present Sultan of Kedah since 11th September 2017.
born 30th April 1942, he was proclaimed as the 29th Sultan of Kedah  on 12th September 2017,  married on 5th November 1965,  Puan Sri Tengku Maliha Tengku Ariff, and has issue, two sons.
  • Tunku Sarafuddin Badlishah ibni Sultan Tunku Sallehuddin Shah
  • Tunku Datuk Shazuddin Badlishah ibni Sultan Tunku Sallehuddin Shah
Predecessors and Short History: Negeri Kedah Darul Aman established in 1136, it was annexed by Thailand from 1821 to 1843 and again from 1943 to 1945. Rulers were...
  • Sultan MUDZAFFAR SHAH I, 1st Sultan of Kedah 1136/1179
  • Sultan MU'ADZAM SHAH, 2nd Sultan of Kedah 1179/1201
  • Sultan MOHAMMED SHAH, 3rd Sultan of Kedah 1201/1236
  • Sultan MA'AZUL SHAH [Mazzil Shah or Mathal Shah], 4th Sultan of Kedah 1236/1280
  • Sultan MAHMUD SHAH I, 5th Sultan of Kedah 1280/1320
  • Sultan IBRAHIM SHAH, 6th Sultan of Kedah 1320/1373
  • Sultan SULAIMAN SHAH I, 7th Sultan of Kedah 1373/1422
  • Sultan ATADULLAH MUHAMMED SHAH, 8th Sultan of Kedah 1422/1472
  • Sultan MUHAMMED JIWA ZAINAL ABIDIN I, 9th Sultan of Kedah 1472/1506
  • Sultan MAHMUD SHAH II, 10th Sultan of Kedah 1506/1546
  • Sultan MUDZAFFAR SHAH II, 11th Sultan of Kedah 1546/1602
  • Sultan SULAIMAN SHAH II, 12th Sultan of Kedah 1602/1625
  • Sultan RIJALUDDIN MUHAMMAD SHAH, 13th Sultan of Kedah 1625/1651
  • Sultan MUHIYUDDIN MANSUR SHAH, 14th Sultan of Kedah 1651/1661
  • Sultan ZIAUDDIN AL-MUKARRAM SHAH, 15th Sultan of Kedah 1661/1687, married and had issue. He died 1687.
    • Sultan Atadullah Muhammed Shah II ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ziauddin Al-Mukarram Shah (qv)
  • Sultan ATADULLAH MUHAMMED SHAH II, 16th Sultan of Kedah 1687/1698, married and had issue. He died 1698.
    • Sultan Abdullah I Al-Muazam Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Atadullah Muhammed Shah (qv)
    • Tunku Ibrahim ibni al-Marhum Sultan Atadullah Muhammed Shah
  • Sultan ABDULLAH I AL-MU'ADZAM SHAH ibni al-Marhum Sultan Atadullah Muhammed Shah, 17th Sultan of Kedah 1698/1706, married and had issue. He died 1706.
    • Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Halim Shah I ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Al-Muazzam Shah (qv)
    • Sultan Muhammed Jiwa Zainal Abidin III Muadzam Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Al-Muazzam Shah (qv)
  • Sultan AHMAD TAJUDDIN HALIM SHAH I ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Al-Muazzam Shah, 18th Sultan of Kedah 1706/1709, died 1709/1710.
  • Sultan ABDULLAH II AL-MUAZZAM SHAH, ?Sultan of Kedah 1709/1723, died 1723.
  • Sultan ATADULLAH MUHAMMED SHAH III, ?Sultan of Kedah 1723/1741, died 1741.
  • Sultan MUHAMMED JIWA ZAINAL ABIDIN II MU'ADZAM SHAH, 19th Sultan of Kedah 1741/1778, married and had issue. He died 1778.
    • HH Sultan Abdullah Mukarram Shah III ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Azilin Muadzam Shah (qv)
    • HH Sultan Ziyauddin Mukarram Shah II ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Azilin Muadzam Shah (qv)
    • Tunku Yaakob ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Azilin Muadzam Shah
  • HH Sultan ABDULLAH MAKARRAM SHAH III ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Azilin Muadzam Shah, 20th Sultan of Kedah 1778/1797, born 1750, married and had issue. He died 1797.
    • HH Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin II Halim Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Makarram Shah (qv)
    • Tunku Yaacob ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Makarram Shah, married and had issue.
      • Tunku Suleiman ibni Tunku Yaacob
    • Tunku Daud ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Makarram Shah
    • Tunku Kusu ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Makarram Shah
    • Tunku Muhammed ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Makarram Shah
    • Tunku Ibrahim ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Makarram Shah
    • Tunku Suleiman ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Makarram Shah
    • Tunku Petra ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Makarram Shah
    • Tunku Bisnu ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdullah Makarram Shah
  • HH Sultan ZIYAUDDIN MUKARRAM SHAH II ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Azilin Muadzam Shah, 21st Sultan of Kedah 1797/1803, born 1754, married and had issue. He died 1823.
    • Tunku Ibrahim ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ziyauddin Mukarram Shah
  • HH Sultan AHMAD TAJUDDIN II HALIM SHAH ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ziyauddin Mukarram Shah, 22nd Sultan of Kedah 1803/1843, married (amongst others), Che Arshid, and had issue. He died 1843.
    • HH Sultan Zainal Rashid Muadzam Shah II ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Halim Shah (qv)
    • Tunku Daik ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Halim Shah
    • Tunku Yaacob ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Halim Shah
    • Tunku Abdullah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Halim Shah
    • Tunku Chik binti al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Halim, married Tun Mutahir bin Tun Ali, Bendahara Maharaja of Pahang, and had issue.
  • HH Sultan ZAINAL RASHID MUADZAM SHAH II ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Halim Shah, 23rd Sultan of Kedah 1843/1854, born 1803, married (amongst others) Wan Maheran, and had issue. He died 1854.
    • HH Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin III Mukarram Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Zainal Rashid Muadzam Shah (qv)
    • Tunku Ya'acob ibni al-Marhum Sultan Zainal Rashid Muadzam Shah, died 1898.
    • Tunku Yusuf ibni al-Marhum Sultan Zainal Rashid Muadzam Shah
    • Tunku Ziauddin ibni al-Marhum Sultan Zainal Rashid Muadzam Shah [Tengku Kudin], born 1839, married (amongst others) 13th June 1868, Tengku Atfah binti al-Marhum Sultan Abdus Samad Shah [Tengku Chik] of Selangor, died 1896, and had issue. He died 1909 in Penang, re-buried October 1934 in Kedah.
      • Tunku Marhum binti Tunku Ziauddin (by Tengku Atfah), Tengku Ampuan Selangor, married HRH Sultan Ala'uddin Sulaiman Shah ibni al-Marhum Raja Muda Musa of Selangor, and had issue.
      • Tunku Bahadur ibni Tunku Ziauddin
      • Tunku Eda ibni Tunku Ziauddin
      • Tunku Mariam binti Tunku Ziauddin, married 1stly, HH Sultan Zainal Rashid Muadzam Shah III ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah (see below), married 2ndly, Tunku Kasim ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah (see below), and had issue.
  • HH Sultan AHMAD TAJUDDIN III MUKARRAM SHAH ibni al-Marhum Sultan Zainal Rashid Muadzam Shah, 24th Sultan of Kedah 1854/1879, married (amongst others) (a) Wan Tan binti Luang Nik Abidin, (b) Wan Hajar binti Wan Ismail, born about 1839, died 1910 and had issue. He died 1879.
    • HH Sultan Zainal Rashid Muadzam Shah III ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah (by Wan Tan) (qv)
    • HH Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah (by Wan Hajar) (qv)
    • Tunku Kasim ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah, born 1863, married Tunku Mariam binti Tunku Ziauddin (see above).
    • Tunku Abdul Jalil ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah, died 1910.
    • Tunku Abdul Aziz ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah, born 1870, married and had issue. He died 1907.
      • Tunku Ibrahim ibni Tunku Abdul Aziz
    • Tunku Jiwa Mangkat ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah, born 1871, died 1939.
    • Tunku Zainal Abidin ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah, born 1872.
    • Tunku Puteh Mangkat ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah, born 1875, died 1944.
    • HH Tunku Mahmud ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah, born 1876, C.M.G. (Hon.) [cr.1923], Regent of Kedah 1934/1937, married and had issue. He died 1937.
      • Tunku Sofiah binti Tunku Mahmud, married (her cousin as his first wife), HH Sultan Badli Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah, and had issue (see below). She died 1934. 
  • HH Sultan ZAINAL RASHID MU'ADZAM SHAH III ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah, 25th Sultan of Kedah 1879/1881, born 1857, married Tengku Mariam binti Tengku Ziauddin (see above), and had issue. He died 22nd September 1881.
    • Tunku Aishah binti al-Marhum Sultan Zainal Rashid Muadzam Shah, Tengku Permaisuri, married ca 1898, HH Sultan Abdul Aziz Abdul Djalil Rahmat Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Musa Al-Khalidy Al-Muazzam Shah of Langkat, and had issue. She died 11th January 1904.
  • HH Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah ibni
                      al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram ShahHH Sultan Tunku ABDUL HAMID HALIM SHAH ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah, 26th Sultan of Kedah 1881/1943, born 4th June 1864, married nine wives, including 3rdly, Che Sepachandra from Siam, married 6thly, Che Sofiah binti Abdullah, married 7thly, Che Manjalara from Siam, born 1867, died 1941, and had issue, 45 children. He died 13th May 1943.
    • Tunku Ibrahim ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah (Tunku Sulong), born 1st July 1884, Regent of Kedah 1914/1934, died 30th May 1934.
    • Tunku Kalsom binti al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah, married HH Raja Syed Hamzah ibni Syed Safi Jamalulla'il of Perlis, and had issue.
    • Tunku Dakiah binti al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah, married Tengku Muzab Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah of Selangor, Tengku Seri Perdana and had issue.
    • Tunku Muhammed ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah, born 1890, died 10th March 1935.
    • HH Sultan Tunku Badli Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah (qv)
    • Tunku Muhammad Jewa ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah, born 30th October 1894, Tunku Temenggong of Kedah, died 1977.
    • Tunku Ya'acob ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah, born 27th December 1899, married and had issue, seven children. He died 28th December 1990.
    • Tunku Abdulrahman Putra ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah, born 8th February 1903 in Alor Star, Prime Minister of Malaysia 1957/1959 and 1959/1970, married (amongst others) 1939, Puan Sharifah Radziah binti Syed Alwi, and had issue. He died 6th December 1990 in Kuala Lumpur.
      • Tunku Datin Paduka Khatijah binti Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra
      • Tunku Dato' Ahmad Nerang Putra bin Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra
    • Tunku Yusuf ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah
    • Tunku Kassim ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah (by Che Sepachendra), Tengku Laksmana, married 13 wives, including (a), Che Jamaliah Dahaman, married (b), Toh Puan Yon, married (c), Wan Mas, married (d), Tunku Sapora, married (e), Tunku Arpah, married (f), Che Yah, married  (g), Che Nen, married (f), Asiah, and had issue, 27 children.
      • Tunku Dato' Abdul Malek bin Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Azizah binti Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Abdul Rashid Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Hafsah Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Mahtera Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Yahya Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Zaleha Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Intan Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Abdul Hadi Tunku Kassim (+)
      • Tunku Norkiah Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Ahmad Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Azian Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Rosni Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Abdul Halim Tunku Kassim (+)
      • Tunku Abdul Hamid Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Zaitun Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Aina Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Sulaiman Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Abdullah Tunku Kassim (+)
      • Tunku Abdul Jalil Tunku Kassim (+)
      • Tunku Mansor Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Adnan Tunku Kassim
      • Tunku Akmal Tunku Kassim (+)
      • Tunku Salha Tunku Kassim (+)
    • Tunku Zamzam binti al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah
    • Tunku Hindun binti al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah
  • HH Sultan Tunku BADLI SHAH ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah, 27th Sultan of Kedah 1943/1958, Regent of Kedah 1937/1943, born 17th March 1894, married 1stly (his cousin), 1924 Tunku Sofiah binti Tunku Mahmud, died 1934, daughter of HH Tunku Mahmud ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah (see above), married 2ndly, Tunku Asmah binti al-Marhum Sultan Sulaiman Badarul Alam Shah, daughter of HH Sultan Sulaiman Badarul Alam Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Zainal Abidin Mu'adzam Shah, 14th Sultan of Terengganu, and his wife, Tengku Hajjah Mariam binti al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad al-Mu'adzam Shah, and had issue. He died 14th July 1958.
    • HH Sultan Tunku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah (qv)
    • Tunku Abdul Malik ibni al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, born 24th September 1929 at Istana Anak Bukit, he was appointed the Raja Muda of Kedah in 1981, married Tengku Raudzah binti al-Marhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah, Raja Puan Muda Kedah, born 1929/1930, died 21st September 2015 in the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital, Alor Setar, daughter of HRH Sultan Hishamuddin Alam Shah bin al-Marhum Sultan Ala'uddin Sulaiman Shah, 6th Sultan of Selangor, and his first wife, Cik Kalsom.  He died 29th December 2015 in the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital, Alor Setar in Kedah.
    • HH Sultan Tunku Sallehuddin Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah (qv)
  • HRH Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan BadlishahHH Sultan Tunku ABDUL HALIM MU'ADZAM SHAH ibni al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, 28th Sultan of Kedah [14.7.1958] - [11.9.2017], born 28th November 1927 in Anak Bukit, Kedah, 5th Yang di Pertuan Agong 1970/1975, recipient of the following decorations D.K. (xx.2.1964), D.K.H. (xx.1.1973), D.K.M. (xx.2.1971), D.M.N. (xx.2.1959), D.U.K. (xx.7.1958), D.M.K., D.K. (Kelantan) (xx.7.1950), D.K. (Pahang)(xx.5.1972), D.K. (Selangor) (xx.9.1978), D.K. (Perlis) (xx.7.1980), D.K. (Negeri Sembilan) (xx.8.1982), D.K. (Johor) (xx.9.1983), D.K. (Terengganu)(xx.3.1985), D.K. (Perak), D.K. (Brunei), D.P. (Sarawak) (xx.4.1974), D.U.N.M., S.P.M.K. (xx.2.1964), S.S.D.K. (xx.1.1973), D.H.M.S. (xx.7.1983), D.G.M.K., Grand Cordon of The Order of the Rising Sun of Japan (xx.2.1970), Bintang Maha Putra Adiprana (Indonesia) (xx.3.1970), Order of the Rammata, Thailand (1973), Honourable Knight Grand Cross Order of the Bath of U.K. (1974), Asso. Knight Order of St. John (1974); married 1stly, March 1956, HH Sultanah Tunku Hajjah Bahiyah binti al-Marhum Tunku Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan, born 24th August 1930, died 26th August 2003, married 2ndly, Sultanah Hamidah Hamidon, daughter and fifth child of Hamidun Taib, and had issue.  He died 11th September 2017.
    • Tunku Sarina binti al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah (twin), born 1960, died 1st September 1991.
    • Tunku Dato' Seri Soraya binti al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah (twin), born 1960.
    • Tunku Intan Shafinaz binti al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah
  • HH Sultan Tunku SALLEHUDDIN SHAH ibni al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, 29th Sultan of Kedah  (see above)
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