List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca

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Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca
Mohd Khalil Yaakob

since 4 June 2004
StyleTuan Yang Terutama
(His Excellency)
ResidencePejabat TYT Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka, Jalan Seri Negeri, Ayer Keroh, 75500 Malacca
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong
Inaugural holderLeong Yew Koh
Formation31 August 1957
Former residence of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca in 1957-1996 at St. Paul's Hill which now houses the Governor's Museum.

The Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca or Malacca Governor is the ceremonial head of state of the Malaysian state of Malacca. The Yang di-Pertua Negeri is styled Tuan Yang Terutama (TYT) (English: His Excellency).

The current office bearer, Mohd Khalil Yaakob, was sworn in on 4 June 2004.

List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri[edit]

The following is the list of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Melaka:[1]

Yang di-Pertua Negeri Term of office
Took office Left office Days
1 Leong Yew Koh 31 August 1957 30 August 1959 729
2 Abdul Malek Yusuf 31 August 1959 30 August 1971 4382
3 Abdul Aziz Abdul Majid 31 August 1971 9 May 1975 1347
4 Syed Zahiruddin Syed Hassan 23 May 1975 30 November 1984 3479
5 Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin 4 December 1984 3 June 2004 7121
6 Mohd Khalil Yaakob 4 June 2004 Incumbent 5454

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "TYT Yang di-Pertua Malacca State" (in Malay). Malacca State Government. Retrieved 2016-06-17.

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