Prince Mateen of Brunei

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'Abdul Mateen
عبد المتين (Jawi)
Prince of Brunei
Born (1991-08-10) 10 August 1991 (age 27)
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Father Hassanal Bolkiah
Mother Puan Mariam binti Abdul Aziz
Occupation Army Officer, Polo Player
Sports career
Country Brunei
Sport Polo
Event(s) 2017 Southeast Asian Games
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)

'Abdul Mateen (Malay: Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Abdul Mateen; born 10 August 1991) is the tenth child and fourth son of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah by his former second wife, Puan Mariam binti Abdul Aziz.


Prince 'Abdul Mateen ibni Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah
Born 10 August 1991
Allegiance Brunei Darussalam
Service/branch Royal Brunei Armed Forces
Years of service 2010 - present
Rank Captain
Awards RAF Wing Badge (2018)

Prince 'Abdul Mateen received his primary education at the St. Andrew’s school. He continued his secondary education at the Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Science College and Jerudong International School, both are the top schools in Brunei.

In May 2010, Prince 'Abdul Mateen was admitted to the Commissioning Course for Regular Army Officers along with 200 recruits in Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

In April 2011, Prince 'Abdul Mateen graduated from the commissioning course as an officer cadet of Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, United Kingdom and promoted to the rank of Second Lieutenant.

In July 2014, Prince 'Abdul Mateen was consented to attend and received the conferment of a Bachelor of Arts in International Politics from King's College London at the Barbican Centre in London.

In July 2016, Prince 'Abdul Mateen was awarded a Master of Arts in International Studies and Diplomacy from The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

In March 2018, Prince 'Abdul Mateen was qualified as a helicopter pilot in Defence Helicopter Flying School at RAF Shawbury, in which his father HM Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of Brunei awarded him a RAF Wing Badge.[1]

Titles and Styles[edit]

Styles of
The Prince of Brunei
Emblem of Brunei.svg
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Duli Yang Teramat Mulia

In Malay, his full title is Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Mateen ibni Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah

In English, the translation of the full title is His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen son of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah


He has been awarded :[2]

National Honours[edit]



  1. ^ "Prince Mateen cleared for takeoff". The Scoop. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 
  2. ^ Royal Ark, Brunei genealogy details p.13
  3. ^ Family photo

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