Raja Yong Sofia

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Yong Sofia
Born (1961-06-24) 24 June 1961 (age 56)
Penang, Malaya
Spouse Tunku Kamil bin Tunku Rijaludin
Issue Tunku Aznal Shahabudin
Tunku Khaira Shahabudin
Tunku Amira Shahabudin
Tunku Maisara Shahabudin
Full name
Raja Yong Sofia binti Raja Azlan Shah
Father Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-lah
Mother Bainun binti Muhammad Ali
Religion Sunni Islam

Raja Yong Sofia binti Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-lah (born 24 June 1961) is the youngest daughter of the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah. She holds a master's degree in Administration from International University in London.[1] She worked for Bank Bumiputra.[2]

Childhood[edit]

Raja Yong Sofia was born at Penang, Malaya, 24 June 1961 as the youngest daughter of late Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-lah, later Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak, and his wife Tuanku Bainun Binti Mohd Ali (herself a member of the Royal House of Perak and much youngest granddaughter of her husband's father Sultan Yusuf Izzuddin Shah of Perak)

His siblings are :

Biography[edit]

Wedding[edit]

She married at Kuala Kangsar, on 5 December 1987, Y.M. Tunku Dato' Sri Kamil bin Tunku Rijaludin (of Kedah, born in 1953).

He is son of Tunku Rijaludin bin Tunku Muhammad (of Kedah), a first cousin of Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah, and his first wife, Raja Nur Azian binti Raja Harun Al-Rashid (of Perak), daughter of Raja Haji Harun al-Rashid of Perak, Raja Kechil Sulong, himself son of Sultan Sultan Idris Shah I of Perak, who is also Raja Yong Sofia's ancestor.[2]

Descent[edit]

She has one son :

  • Tunku Aznal Shahabudin bin Tunku Kamil (of Kedah).[3]

Family link of the spouses[edit]

Kamil of Kedah and Sultan Azlan of Perak (Yong Sofia's father) are second cousins :

  • Sultan Sir Idris Murshid al-Azzam Shah GCMG, GCVO (1887–1916) -- Marhum Rahmatu'llah , né Y.A.M. Raja Idris [Dris], Raja Muda.[4]
    • Sultan ‘Abdu’l Jalil Nasir ud-din Muhtaram KCMG, OBE ( – 20 January 1916 - November 1918) -- Marhum Radziallah [5]
      • H.R.H. Sultan Yusuf Izz ud-din Rathiu’llah KCMG (15 January 1890 – 29 March 1948 – 4 January 1963) -- Marhum Ghafarullah.[6]
        • H.R.H. Sultan ‘Azlan Muhib ud-din Shah GCB, KStJ (19 April 1928 – 3 February 1984 – 29 May 2014 ).
          • Y.A.M. Raja Datuk Sri Yong Sofia, SPCM (19.4.1989), born 24 June 1961 [2]
    • Y.A.M. Raja Haji Harun al-Rashid, Raja Kechil Sulong (1882 - 10 May 1945) [7]
      • Y.M. Raja Nor Azian (of Perak) married Tunku Rijal ud-din bin Tunku Muhammad (of Kedah)
        • Y.M. Tunku Dato’ Sri Kamil (of Kedah), SPCM (19.4.1989), born 1953.[3]
          • Y.M. Tunku Aznal Shahabudin bin Tunku Kamil (of Kedah)

Honours[edit]

Honours of Raja Yong Sofia[edit]

She has been awarded:[2]

Honours of Perak[edit]

  • MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (before 2001).svg Grand Knight of the Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (the Perak Sword of State, SPCM, 19 April 1989) with title Dato' Sri
    • current ribbon of the decoration : MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini - Grand Knight - SPCM (new).svg

Honours of Tunku Kamil of Kedah[edit]

He has been awarded:[3]

Honours of Perak[edit]

  • MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (before 2001).svg Grand Knight of the Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (the Perak Sword of State, SPCM, 19 April 1989) with title Dato' Sri
    • current ribbon of the decoration : MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini - Grand Knight - SPCM (new).svg

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]