Tunku 'Abidin Muhriz

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Tunku Zain Al-'Abidin
ibni Tuanku Muhriz
Father Tuanku Muhriz ibni al-Marhum Tuanku Munawir
Mother Tuanku Aishah Rohani Tengku Besar Mahmud
Born (1982-07-06) 6 July 1982 (age 31)
University Hospital, Petaling Jaya
Negeri Sembilan Royal Family
Coat of arms of Negeri Sembilan.svg

HRH The Yang di-Pertuan Besar
HRH The Tunku Ampuan Besar




Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Zain Al-'Abidin ibni Tuanku Muhriz (born 6 July 1982), more popularly known as Tunku 'Abidin Muhriz, is the second son of the reigning Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan in Malaysia, Tuanku Muhriz ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir.[4] He is the Founding President of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), Malaysia.

Family[edit]

Tunku Zain Al-'Abidin was born on 6 July 1982 at University Hospital, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, as second son and child of Tuanku Muhriz ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir (now the reigning Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan) and Tuanku Aishah Rohani.

His siblings are :

Education[edit]

He was educated at :

Career[edit]

In conjunction with his father's Installation Ceremony he wrote a book about the state's history and customs, and began a major project to revitalise the State Anthem, Berkatlah Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan, working with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, which was officially launched on 26 October 2010.[5]

He is a Trustee of Yayasan Munarah, Yayasan Chow Kit and the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, and advisor to Institute for Pioneering of Education and Economic Excellence (INSPIRE)[6] and is an Honorary Major in the Malaysian Territorial Army. In his various roles he has been interviewed for numerous television programmes, magazines and newspaper features.

He has authored four books to date:

  • Payung Berdaulat Warisan Beradat (2009). Istana Negeri Sembilan
  • Abiding Times (2011). Marshall Cavendish.[7]
  • Abiding Times 2 (2012). Marshall Cavendish
  • Roaming Beyond the Fence (2013). Editions Didier Millet

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Monarchical styles of
Tuanku Zain al'Abidin
Coat of arms of Negeri Sembilan.svg
Reference style Yang Amat Mulia
Spoken style Yang Amat Mulia
Alternative style Tuanku

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 6 July 1982 – 29 December 2008: Yang Mulia Tunku Zain Al-'Abidin bin Tunku Muhriz
  • 29 December 2008 – present: Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Zain Al-'Abidin ibni Tuanku Muhriz

Military ranks[edit]

  • Malaysia 10 November 2009 – present: Honorary Major, Regiment 508, Malaysian Territorial Army

Honours[edit]

See also List of honours of the Negeri Sembilan Royal Family by country

He has been awarded :[8]

References[edit]

Malaysian royalty
Preceded by
Tunku Ali Redhauddin Muhriz
Line of succession to the throne of Negeri Sembilan
2nd position
Succeeded by
Tunku Alif Hussein Saifuddin Al-Amin