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Malaysia
 
Malaysia, Royal Arms - vector image
    Adopted 1965
 
Kingdom of Langkasuka
Part of Kingdom of Srivijaya
1402 - 1528               Malacca Sultanate
14 Aug 1826 - 31 Aug 1957 Part of British Empire
01 Jul 1896               Federated States of Malaya
31 Jan 1942 - 12 Sep 1945 Occupied by Japan
01 Apr 1946               Malay Union
01 Feb 1948               Federation of Malaya
31 Aug 1957               Independence from Britain
16 Sep 1963               Accession of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore
09 Aug 1965               Singapore withdraws from the Federation
 
Government: Federal Monarchy.
Capital: Kuala Lumpur.
Ethnic Groups: Malay, Chinese, Tndigenous, Indian.
Religion: Islam, Buddhist, Hindu, Confucianism, Taoism.
National Anthem: "Negaraku," "My Country"
National Day: Malaysia Day, 16 September (1963).
National Motto: Bersekutu Bertrambah Mutu (Unity is Strength).
Currency: Ringgit
 
Monarchs
511-... Bhagdatta
1402-1424 Paraeswara
1424-1444 Mohammad Shah
1444-1459 Muzaffa Shah
1459-1477 Mansur Shah
1477-1488 Alauddin Riayat Shah
1488-1528 Mahmud Shah
Kings(Styled: Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
31 Aug 1957 - 31 Mar 1960 Tuanku Abdul Rahman ibni al-Marhun Yamtuan Muhammad ... 1895-1960
01 Apr      - 31 Aug 1960 Tuanku Hismuddin Alam Shah,
                           ibni al-Marhum Sultan Alaeddin Sulaiman Shah ......... 1898-1960
01 Sep 1960 - 20 Sep 1965 Syed Harun Putra ibni al-Marhum Syed Hasan Jamalullail  1920-2000
20 Sep 1965 - 20 Sep 1970 Tuanku Ismail Nasiruddin Shah,
                           ibni al-Marhum Sultan Zainal Abidin Muadzam Shah...... 1907-1979
20 Sep 1970 - 20 Sep 1975 Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah ibni al-Marhum
                           Sultan Badishah (1st Time) ........................... 1927-
20 Sep 1975 - 29 Mar 1979 Tuanku Yahya Petra ibni al-Marhum Sultan Ibrahim ...... 1917-1979
29 Mar 1979 - 25 Apr 1984 Tuanku Ahmad Shah al-Mustain Billha,
                           ibni al-Marhum Sultan Abu Bakar Riayatuddin
                            al-Muadzam Shah (1st Time) .......................... 1930-
26 Apr 1984 - 25 Apr 1989 Tuanku Mahmud Iskandar ibni al-Marhun Sultan Ismail ... 1932-2010
26 Apr 1989 - 25 Apr 1994 Tuanku Azlan Muhibuddin Shah,
                           ibni al-Marhun Sultan Yusuf Izzuddin
                            Shah Ghafarullahu-Lah ............................... 1928-2014
26 Apr 1994 - 25 Apr 1999 Tuanku Jaafar ibni al-Marhum Yamtuan Abdul Rahman ..... 1922-2008
26 Apr 1999 - 21 Nov 2001 Tuanku Salehuddin Abdul Aziz Shah,
                           ibni al-Marhum Sultan Hisamuaddin Alam Shah .......... 1926-2001
13 Dec 2001 - 13 Dec 2006 Syed Sirajuddin ibni al-Marhum Syed Putra Jamalullail . 1943-
13 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2011 Al-Wathiqu Billah Tuanku Mizan Zainal
                            Abidin ibni al-Marhum
                           Sultan Mahud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah .................. 1962-
13 Dec 2011 -             Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah ibni al-Marhum
                           Sultan Badishah (2nd Time)
 
 
Prime Ministers
04 Aug 1955 - 22 Sep 1970 Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj ibni Almarhum
                           Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah ........................ 1903-1990
28 Aug 1970 - 14 Jan 1976 Yang Amat Berbahagia Tun Abdul Razak bin Haji
                           Dato Hussein Al-Haj .................................. 1922-1976
15 Jan 1976 - 16 Jul 1981 Yang Berbahagia Tun Hussein Dato Onn .................. 1922-1990
16 Jul 1981 - 31 Oct 2003 Yang Amat Berbahagia Tun Mahathir bin Mohamad ......... 1925-
01 Nov 2003 - 03 Apr 2009 Yang Amat Berhormat Datuk Seri Abdullah
                           bin Haji Ahmad Badawi ................................ 1939-
03 Apr 2009 -             Seri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak .............. 1953-
 

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