List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca

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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 (Malay: Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka, also known as the Governor of Malacca) is the ceremonial head of state of the Malaysian state of Malacca. He is appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the advice of the Chief Minister of Malacca. The Yang di-Pertua Negeri is styled Tuan Yang Terutama (T.Y.T.), or His Excellency.

The Yang di-Pertua Negeri's roles include conferring state honours, dissolving the state assembly and appointing the Chief Minister. He also serves as Malacca's representative in the Conference of Rulers.[1]

List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri[edit]

The following is the list of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca:[2]

# Yang di-Pertua Negeri Took office Left office
1 Leong Yew Koh 31 August 1957 31 August 1963
2 Abdul Malek Yusuf 31 August 1963 30 August 1971
3 Abdul Aziz Abdul Majid 31 August 1971 9 May 1975
4 Syed Zahiruddin Syed Hassan 25 May 1975 30 November 1984
5 Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabudin 4 December 1984 3 June 2004
6 Mohd Khalil Yaakob 4 June 2004 present

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Peranan Tuan Yang Terutama Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka" (in Malay). Retrieved 13 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "TYT Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka" (in Malay). Malacca State Government. Retrieved 13 April 2011. 

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