|Sultan of Perak|
|Sultan of Perak|
|Reign||29 July 1887 − 14 January 1916|
|Installation||5 April 1889|
|Predecessor||Yusuf Sharifuddin Muzaffar Shah of Perak|
|Successor||Abdul Jalil Nasiruddin Muhtaram Shah of Perak|
|Born||19 June 1849|
Kuala Keboi, Kampar, Perak, British Malaya
|Died||14 January 1916 (aged 66)|
Istana Negara, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, British Malaya
|Burial||17 January 1916|
|Spouse||Raja Nuteh Aishah Binti Almarhum Sultan Yusuf Sharifuddin Muzaffar Shah Ghafirullah|
|Issue||Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Shah |
Raja Abdul Hamid
Sultan Iskandar Shah
Raja Haji Harun al-Rashid
Raja Abdul Rashid
Raja Haji Shuib
Raja Haji Shaharuddin
Raja Muhammad Iskandar
Raja Ngah Khadija Halima
Raja Puteh Mahijah
Raja Kechil Kamariah Kulsum
|House||House of Perak|
|Father||Raja Alang Iskandar ibni Almarhum Raja Kecil Tengah Raja Ahmad|
|Mother||Cik Ken Uda Sari Binti Abdul Rahman|
The Sultan's rule was marked by Perak joining the Federated Malay States, a Federation of four protected states in the Malay Peninsula, including Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang, established by the British government in 1895, which lasted until 1946.
In March 1900, he opened the Victoria Bridge, a single track railway bridge located in Karai, Perak. It is one of the oldest railway bridges in Malaysia, having been constructed between December 1897 and March 1900 by the Perak State Railway as a crossing over the Perak River to serve the local tin mining industry.
He was appointed an Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG) in 1892, and received the Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG) on 27 April 1901, in preparation of the forthcoming royal visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later King George V and Queen Mary).
In 1902 he visited the United Kingdom to attend the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, arriving at London in early June, and prolonging his stay until the autumn to be present for the rescheduled ceremony following the illness of the King.
Upon returning to Perak in 1911, Sultan Idris health was under par and he rested at Port Dickson. Whilst recovering, he made a nazar, should he be restored a good health, he would build a mosque in Bukit Chandan. His vow later materialised with the erection of Ubudiah Mosque but he did not live to see it completed. Sultan Idris death on 14 January 1916 at the age of 66. He was interred at the Royal Mausoleum, Kuala Kangsar with the title of Marhum Rahmatullah. He was succeeded by his son Abdul Jalil Nasiruddin Muhtaram Shah.