Orders, decorations, and medals of Perak

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The decorations of the Sultanate of Perak are:[1][2][3]

Orders and Decorations[edit]

The Most Esteemed Royal Family Order of Perak - Darjah Kerabat di-Raja Yang Amat di-Hormati

  • founded by Sultan Sir Yusuf Izz ud-din Rathiu'llah Shah Ghafaru'llahulahu on 12 December 1957.
  • Awarded in one class only, conferred on members of the Perak and foreign Royal houses - DK

The Most Esteemed Perak Family Order of Sultan Azlan Shah - Darjah Kerabat Sri Paduka Sultan Azlan Shah Perak Yang Amat di-Hormati

  • founded by Sultan Azalan Shah in 2000. Conferred on members of the Perak and foreign Royal Houses and for distinguished services to the Sultan.
  • Awarded in :
    • a superior class - restricted to Royalty - Darjah Kerabat Sultan Azlan - DKSA
    • an ordinary class Datuk Sri Paduka Sultan Azlan - SPSA

The Most Esteemed Azlanii Royal Family Order - Darjah Yang Teramat Mulia Darjah Kerabat Azlanii

  • founded by Sultan Azlan Shah in 2009 and 2010.
  • Awarded in three classes
    • Member First Class - Darjah Kerabat Azlanii - DKA I (2010)
    • Member Second Class - Darjah Kerabat Azlanii - DKA II (2010)
    • Grand Knight - Darjah Dato' Seri Azlanii - DSA (2009)

The Most Illustrious Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (the Perak Sword of State) - Darjah Kebesaran Negeri Perak Yang Amat Mulia Cura Si Manja Kini

  • founded by Sultan Idris II al-Mutawakil Allahahi Shah Afifu'llah on 15 September 1969.
  • Awarded in three classes and the fourth class was instituted on 19 April 1989 :
    • 1. Grand Knight or Datuk Sri - SPCM
    • 2. Knight or Datuk - DPCM
    • 3. Commander or Paduka - PCM
    • 4. Member or Ahli - ACM

The Most Valliant Order of Taming Sari (the Perak State Kris) - Darjah Kebesaran Taming Sari Negeri Perak Yang Amat Perkasa

  • founded by Sultan Idris II al-Mutawakil Allahahi Shah Afifu'llah in 1977.
  • Awarded to military and police personnel in six classes
    • 1. Datuk Sri Panglima - SPTS
    • 2. Datuk Pahlawan - DPTS
    • 3. Pirwira (Paduka) - PTS
    • 4. Hulubalang - HTS
    • 5. Kshatriya - KTS
    • 6. Perajurit (Ahli) - ATS

The Most Illustrious Order of the Perak State Crown - Darjah Kebesaran Mahkota Negeri Perak Yang Amat Mulia

  • founded by Sultan Sir Yusuf Izz ud-din Rathiu'llah Shah Ghafaru'llahulahu on 12 December 1957.
  • Awarded in four classes
    • 1. Knight Grand Commander or Datuk Sri Paduka - SPMP
    • 2. Knight Commander or Datuk Paduka - DPMP
    • 3. Commander or Paduka - PMP
    • 4. Member or Ahli - AMP

The Conspicuous Gallantry Medal - Pingat Keberanian Handal

  • instituted by Sultan Sir Yusuf Izz ud-din Rathiu'llah Shah Ghafaru'llahulahu on 15 January 1951 as a reward for conspicuous gallantry and heroism. Awarded in a single class, originally a silver medal similar to the design of the PPT but now a four-pointed enamelled star (PKH). Bars may be awarded to signify subsequent acts of gallantry.

The Distinguished Conduct Medal - Pingat Pekerti Terpilih

  • instituted by Sultan Ismail Nasir ud-din Shah Sultan Sir Yusuf Izz ud-din Rathiu'llah Shah Ghafaru'llahulahu on 15 January 1951 to reward conspicuous bravery.
  • Awarded in a single class, bronze medal - PPT.
  • Bars may be awarded to signify subsequent acts of bravery.

The Meritorious Service Medal - Pingat Jasa Kebaktian

  • instituted by Sultan Sir Yusuf Izz ud-din Rathiu'llah Shah Ghafaru'llahulahu on 15 January 1951 to reward meritorious public service in state employ.
  • Awarded in a single class, bronze medal - PJK

The Long Service Medal - Pingat Lama Perkhidmatan

  • instituted by Sultan Idris al-Mutawakil Allahi Shah on 15 September 1969 to reward long service in state employ of at least twenty-five years continuous duration.
  • Awarded in a single class, bronze medal - PLP


History of ribbons[edit]

Order Class 1957-1969 1969-1977 1977-2000 After 2000 until ..?.. Current Ribbons[4]
Royal Family Order of Perak (1957) DK [5] [6] [7] MY-PERA Royal Family Order of Perak - DK (before 2001).svg MY-PERA Royal Family Order of Perak - DK.svg
Perak Family Order of Sultan Azlan Shah (2000) DKSA [8] --- MY-PERA Perak Family Order of Sultan Azlan Shah - DKSA.svg
SPSA [9] [10] --- MY-PERA Perak Family Order of Sultan Azlan Shah - SPSA (2000).svg MY-PERA Perak Family Order of Sultan Azlan Shah - SPSA.svg
Azlanii Royal Family Order (2010) DKA I [11] --- MY-PERA Azlanii Royal Family Order - Member First Class - DKA I.svg
DKA II [12] MY-PERA Azlanii Royal Family Order - Member Second Class - DKA II.svg
Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (1969, ACM 1989) [13] SPCM [14] --- MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (before 2001).svg MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini - Grand Knight - SPCM.svg MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini - Grand Knight - SPCM (new).svg
lower classes MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini - lower classes.svg MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini - lower classes (new).svg
Order of Taming Sari (1977) [15] SPTS --- MY-PERA Order of Taming Sari - SPTS.svg
lower classes MY-PERA Order of Taming Sari - lower classes.svg
Order of the Perak State Crown (1957) [16] SPMP [14] MY-PERA Order of the Perak State Crown (before 2001).svg MY-PERA Order of the Perak State Crown - Kn Grd Commander - SPMP.svg
lower classes MY-PERA Order of the Perak State Crown - lower classes.svg

Royal Family Order


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colecciones Militares, Ribbons of Perak 1 & 2
  2. ^ Royal Ark, Decorations of Perak
  3. ^ Sultan of Perak's Official Website, Decorations (Malay)
  4. ^ The Royal Ark (2013), Perak orders and decorations
  5. ^ Raja Kita Perak (2002), Familie-orde
  6. ^ Sultan met vorige lint
  7. ^ Raja di Hilir met huidige lint
  8. ^ Raja Kita Perak (2002), Familie-orde van de Kroon DKSA
  9. ^ Raja Kita Perak (2002), Perak Family Order of Sultan Azlan Shah
  10. ^ Perak Prime Minister receives SPSA
  11. ^ The Admire Hunkz, Photo of Crown Princess wearing DKA I
  12. ^ New Strait Times, Raja Ashman Shah wearing DKA II
  13. ^ Raja Kita Perak (2002), Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (the Perak Sword of State)
  14. ^ a b Chief Justice of Malaysia receives current green SPCM and Hollywood star receives current SPMP
  15. ^ Raja Kita Perak (2002), Order of Taming Sari (the Perak State Kris)
  16. ^ Raja Kita Perak (2002), Order of the Perak State Crown