REMBAU


Title: Undang Luak Rembau Religion: Muslim
State: Malaysia (Negeri Sembilan)
Dynasty: Minangkabau


Present Ruler: YTMulia
                    Dato' Lela Maharaja Dato' Haji Muhammad Sharif bin
                    Haji Othman D.T.N.S.Yang Teramat Mulia Dato' Lela Maharaja Dato' Haji MUHAMAD SHARIF bin Haji Othman D.T.N.S., 21st Undang Luak of Rembau since 21st November 1998.
born 14th August 1941 in Kampung Waris Tebat, Chembong Kecil, Rembau, Negeri Sembilan; he is a descendant of Lela Maharaja Suku Biduanda, Waris Nan Dua Carak (Perut Tebat), third child of four and only surviving son of Haji Othman bin Ibrahim, and his wife, Puan Terinah binti Ma'arof; educated at Sepri Primary School, Rembau and at Rembau Law School, after finishing his schooling, he took up work as a technician in the Public Works Department, serving in Kuala Kubu Bharu, Rawang, Kuala Selangor, Seremban and Rembau; he took early retirement in 1991 from the State Development Corporation and afterwards was appointed as Project Manager Syarikat Seleksi (M) Pvt. Limited; Fajar Baru (Rembau) Pvt. Limited; Panaromic Pvt. Limited; D. J. Water Pvt. Limited and the Syarikat Qalam Dinar; he remains active in politics and holds or has held the following positions, Umno Youth chief Sepri Branch, RembauUmno branch committee member Sepri, RembauSepri branch party secretary, RembauDelegate to the Conference, Seremban, Umno division / Telok Kemang; Deputy Branch Leader Sepri, RembauCommittee member JKKK Kampong Sepri, Rembau; he is also active with social projects, including the following, Sepri 4B Youth Chairman, Rembau; Vice-President of the National School PTA Sepri; Co-op Board Rembau District Development; Homestay Committee Sepri; AJK Rural Vision Village Sepri; Consensus Committee Sedia Raja High School; Vice-President Ready King High School PTA; Chairman of the Farmers Board, Sepri Unit; Secretary, RISDA; Secretary, Sepri Ulu Mosque; PKNS Workers Union President; Member, Committee Youth Association, Kuala Kubu Baru; married Tok Puan Hajjah Siti Ramalah binti Haji Yunus, and has issue, five sons.
Predecessors and Short History: Luak Rembau founded in 1540, a parallel government was headed by a Yang di-Pertuan Muda Rembau 1798/1836. Rulers were...
  • Datuk Lela Maharaja Kusil bin Uban, Undang Luak of Rembau 1795/1812
  • Datuk Sedia Raja Bogok, Undang Luak of Rembau 1812/1819
  • Datuk Lela Maharaja Nganit, Undang Luak of Rembau 1819/1843
  • Datuk Sedia Raja Akhir, Undang Luak of Rembau 1843/1872
  • Datuk Lela Maharaja Sahil, Undang Luak of Rembau 1872/1883
  • Datuk Sedia Raja Serun bin Saidin, Undang Luak of Rembau 1883/1905
  • Datuk Lela Maharaja Sulung bin Miah, Undang Luak of Rembau 1905/1922
  • Datuk Sedia Raja Abdullah bin Dahan, Undang Luak of Rembau 1922/1938 
  • Datuk Lela Maharaja Ipap bin Abdullah, Undang Luak of Rembau 1938/1962
  • Y.T.M. Dato' Setia Raja Haji Adnan bin Hajji Ma'ah, Undang Luak of Rembau 1962/1998, born on 24th December 1931 in Kampung Samin, Rembau, educated at Melayu Lubuk China School, Negeri Sembilan, appointed as a trainee teacher at Sekolah Melayu Senaling, Kuala Pilah in 1947, joined the Sultan Idris Teaching College in Tanjung Malim in 1949, after completing his studies, he was posted as a teacher at Sekolah Melayu, Senaling and then transferred to Melayu Lubuk China School, later transferred to Sekolah Kebangsaan Chembong, Rembau in 1960; he was awarded Pesaka Undang Luak Rembau which carries the title Dato' Setia Raja on 19th January 1963, married 15th August 1955, Toh Puan Hajjah Rahimah Binti Haji Alias, and had issue, seven children (#1). He died 1998.
  • Yang Teramat Mulia Dato' Lela Maharaja Dato' Haji MUHAMAD SHARIF bin Haji Othman D.T.N.S., Undang Luak of Rembau (see above) 

Parallel Government: Yang di-Pertuan Muda Rembau 1798/1836

  • Raja Asil (later named Sultan Muhammad Shah), Yang di-Pertuan Muda Rembau 1798/1813
  • Raja Ali bin Daeng Alampaki, Yang di-Pertuan Muda Rembau 1813/1832 and Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Tampin 1840/1850
  • Saiyid Sha'aban ibn Saiyid Ibrahim al-Qadri, Yang di-Pertuan Muda Rembau 1832/1836 and Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Tampin 1850/1872
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1. translation by Fauzy and warba, May 2002