Raja Iskandar Zulkarnain

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Raja Iskandar Zulkarnain
Raja Di-Hilir of Perak
Raja Di-Hilir of Perak
Incumbent20 June 2014 - present
PredecessorRaja Jaafar
Born (1955-02-08) 8 February 1955 (age 64)
Hospital Kuala Kangsar, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaya
Spouse
Tunku Soraya Binti Sultan Abdul Halim (m. 1985)
Issue
  • Raja Nabil Imran
  • Raja Idris Shah
  • Raja Saiffuddin
  • Raja Sarina Intan Bahiyah
  • Raja Safia Azizah
Full name
Raja Iskandar Zulkarnain ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah Afifullah
House
FatherSultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah Kaddasullah
MotherRaja Muzwin binti Raja Arif Shah
ReligionSunni Islam

Raja Iskandar Zulkarnain ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah Afifullah (born 8 February 1955) is the Raja di-Hilir (Deputy Crown Prince) of Perak and the second in the line of succession to the throne of the Malaysian state of Perak since 20 June 2014.[1]

Biography[edit]

Raja Iskandar Zulkarnain was born on 8 February 1955 at Hospital Kuala Kangsar, Kuala Kangsar [2] in then Federation of Malaya. He is the son of Sultan Idris Shah and Raja Muzwim.

Education[edit]

Raja Iskandar was educated at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Clifford, Kuala Kangsar. He continued his studies in London.

Personal life[edit]

He married Her Highness Tunku Soraya, daughter of Almarhum Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Syah and Almarhummah Sultanah Hajjah Bahiyah Tuanku Abdul Rahman, on 30 November 1985. They had three sons and two daughters.

Name Birth Place of birth Age
Her Highness (Duli Yang Amat Mulia) Raja Puan Muda of Perak Darul Ridzuan
Tunku Soraya Binti Almarhum Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah
(1960-04-30)30 April 1960 Hospital Besar, Alor Star, Kedah 59 years, 7 months and 13 days
His Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Nabil Imran (1987-08-02)2 August 1987 Kedah 32 years, 4 months and 6 days
His Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Idris Shah (1989-07-18)18 July 1989 Kedah 30 years, 4 months and 25 days
Her Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Sarina Intan Bahiyah (1992-06-12)12 June 1992 Kedah 27 years, 6 months and 11 days
Her Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Safia Azizah (1996-06-05)5 June 1996 Kedah 23 years, 6 months and 11 days
His Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Sifuddin Muadzam Shah (2000-11-18)18 November 2000 Kedah 19 years and 25 days

Titles, honours and styles[edit]

Styles of
Raja Iskandar Dzulkarnain
Reference styleHis Royal Highness
Spoken styleYour Royal Highness
Alternative styleTuanku
  • 8 February 1955 - 5 January 1963 : His Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Iskandar Dzulkarnain Ibni Raja Muda Idris
  • 5 January 1963 - 3 February 1984 : His Highness (Yang Mulia) Raja Iskandar Dzulkarnain Ibni Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II Afifullah
  • 3 February 1984 - 11 May 1987 : His Highness (Yang Teramat Mulia) Raja Iskandar Dzulkarnain Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II Afifullah, The Raja Kechil Bongsu Perak Darul Ridzuan.
  • 11 May 1998 - 10 March 2010 : His Highness (Yang Teramat Mulia) Raja Iskandar Dzulkarnain Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II Afifullah, The Raja Kechil Tengah Perak Darul Ridzuan.
  • 10 March 2010 - 18 March 2010 : His Highness (Yang Teramat Mulia) Raja Iskandar Dzulkarnain Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II Afifullah, The Raja Kechil Sulung Perak Ridzuan,
  • 18 March 2010 - 20 June 2014 : His Highness (Yang Teramat Mulia) Raja Iskndar Dzulkarnain Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II Afifullah, The Raja Kechil Besar Perak Darul Ridzuan.
  • 20 Jume 2014 - present : His Royal Highness (Duli Yang Amat Mulia) Raja Iskandar Dzulkarnain Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II Afifullah, The Raja Di-Hilir Perak Darul Ridzuan.

Honours[edit]

Honours of Perak

Honours of Johor

Honours of Malaysia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raja Muda, Raja Di-Hilir Perak take oath as heirs to throne". Malay Mail Online. 1 July 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  2. ^ Royal Ark
  3. ^ "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".

External links[edit]

Duli Yang Amat Mulia Raja Di-Hilir of Perak Darul Ridzuan Raja Iskandar Dzulkarnain Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II
Istana Al-Ridhuan
Istana Firuz, Ipoh, Perak
Born: 8 February 1955
Malaysian royalty
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Raja Dato' Seri Izzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II
Raja Kechil Besar of Perak
10 March 2010 - 20 June 2014
Incumbent
Heir:
Raja Azlan Muzzaffar Shah ibni Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Raja Jaafar bin Almarhum Raja Muda Musa
Raja Di-Hilir of Perak
Line of succession to the throne of Perak 2th position

20 June 2014 - present
Incumbent
Heir:
Raja Ahmad Nazim Azlan Shah ibni Almarhum Raja Ashman Shah