Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah
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Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah

Politician + Member of Parliament + Major
Male
Born Apr 13, 1937
Age 77
Hometown Kelantan
Political Party Bn 100px.Jpg
Religion Islam

Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh bin Tengku Mohd Hamzah is a major Malaysian political figure from the state of Kelantan, and a former Finance Minister. He is an uncle of the current Raja Perempuan (queen) of Kelantan. Tengku is a Malay hereditary title usually translated as prince. He is fondly known as Ku Li, derived from the last syllables of Tengku Razaleigh: this is a common kind of contraction in the dialect of Kelantan.… Read More

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    Free Malaysia Today - May 11, 2012
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    Free Malaysia Today - May 04, 2012
  • Ku Li Tidak Percaya Janji Pakatan Rakyat
    Free Malaysia Today - Apr 09, 2012
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    Google News - Aug 02, 2011

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1937 Birth Born in 1937.

TWENTIES

1959 22 Years Old He received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Queen's University of Belfast in 1959 and later continued his studies at Lincoln's Inn. … Read More
1962 25 Years Old As the former president of the Malayan Students Union in London and secretary of the Malay Society in Britain, Razaleigh has entered into politics in 23 April 1962. … Read More

THIRTIES

1969 32 Years Old In the 1969 general election, Razaleigh won the Parliamentary seat of Kelantan Barat.
1971 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1971, Razaleigh's led trade delegation went to China to initiate a prospect of initiating a business relationship. … Read More
1976 39 Years Old After Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak's sudden death in 1976, he was appointed as Finance Minister by the new Prime Minister, Hussein Onn.

FORTIES

1978 41 Years Old Razaleigh's planning is reputed to have been the main reason the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, of which UMNO is a member, almost totally defeated the opposition Islamic party of PAS in the 1978 general election and the Kelantan state elections of the same year. … Read More

FIFTIES

1987 50 Years Old In 1987, Tengku Razaleigh challenged Mahathir. … Read More
1989 52 Years Old Tengku Razaleigh at the same time went on his own path and found a new political party called Semangat 46 in 1989. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2004 67 Years Old In 2004, he announced his interest for the UMNO top post yet again but failed to garner enough nominations to contest the presidency.
2011 74 Years Old Tengku Razaleigh is one of many Malaysian politicians, celebrities, and other well-known personalities who appear in Pete Teo and Namewee's public service announcement voter education video "Undilah" released in 2011. … Read More
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