Abu Hassan Omar

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Tan Sri Dato' Seri Haji Abu Hassan Omar (born 15 September 1940 in Bukit Belimbing, Kuala Selangor) is a Malaysian politician.[1] He was the 12th Chief Minister of Selangor, Malaysia,[2] governing from 1997-2000. He received his early education at the Malay School of Bukit Belimbing (1946–1950) before furthering his studies at Klang High School (1951–1957), Malay College Kuala Kangsar (1958–1959) and University of Hull, England (1960–1963 and 1971–1973).[3] At the University of Hull, he specialised in Area and Regional Development for his Masters.


  1. ^ "I HAVE RESIGNED TO SAFEGUARD MY HEALTH - ABU HASSAN.". The Malaysian National News Agency (BERNAMA: Access My Library). 10 August 2000. Retrieved 1 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Abu Hassan: Why I resigned". New Straits Times (DATUK). 11 August 2000. Retrieved 1 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Biography" (in Malay). Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Government. 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2010.