|Yang Amat Berhormat
Dato' Sri DiRaja Haji
|Menteri Besar of Pahang|
25 May 1999
|Preceded by||Mohd Khalil Yaakob|
|Member of the Pahang State Legislative Assembly
3 August 1986
|Born||Adnan bin Yaakob
18 April 1950
Bentong, Pahang, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||United Malays National Organisation|
|Alma mater||University of Malaya
International Islamic University Malaysia
Born (in 1950) and raised in Bentong, Pahang, Adnan Yaakob graduated from secondary school and became a teacher in 1969. He then attended the University of Malaya from 1972 and graduated in 1975. He studied for his Diploma of Education until 1977 before enrolling at the International Islamic University Malaysia to study law.
Adnan never completed his law studies, having dropped out to join full-time politics. He contested and won the Pahang State Legislative Assembly seat in Pelangai during the 1986 general election. He was elected UMNO division chief in Bentong in 1987.
Adnan is married to Junaini Kassim and the couple have four children.
- "Adnan Yaakob" (in Malay). Facebook. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
Saya juga melanjutkan pelajaran di bidang Undang-undang di Universiti Islam Antarabangsa tetapi tidak sempat menyelesaikannya kerana telah diminta untuk bertanding pilihanraya umum pada tahun 1986.
- Shahanaaz Habib; Sa'odah Elias (18 September 2004). "Adnan hopes to change Malay mindset if elected". The Star. Retrieved 22 April 2011.