Sulaiman Daud

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Sulaiman Daud
سليمان بن داود
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Petra Jaya, Sarawak
In office
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byFadillah Yusof
Personal details
Sulaiman bin Daud

(1933-03-04)4 March 1933
Kuching, Kingdom of Sarawak
Died23 March 2010(2010-03-23) (aged 77)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Political partyPBBBarisan Nasional
Spouse(s)Naemah Hasbi (Deceased)

Tan Sri Dr. Sulaiman bin Daud (Jawi: سليمان بن داود; 4 March 1933 – 23 March 2010) was a Malaysian politician who held seven cabinet posts in the Malaysian government between 1981 and 1999, including as Federal Minister of Education.[1] He represented the constituency of Petra Jaya in the Parliament of Malaysia (1974 – 2004[2]) and was a member of the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu in the Barisan Nasional coalition.[3] He was Chancellor of the International Medical University from 2005 to 2010.

Sulaiman was born in Kuching, Sarawak and was a dentist including in the government hospital in Kuala Belait, Brunei before entering politics. He graduated from the University of Otago in New Zealand.[1] He died aged 77 of liver cancer at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital on 23 March 2010,[4] survived by four children.[5]


Honour of Malaysia[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Dr Sulaiman, An Experienced Minister With Almost 20 Years' Service". Bernama. 23 March 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Ling, Sulaiman Daud among those bowing out". New Straits Times. New Straits Times Press. 1 March 2004. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Tan Sri Sulaiman Daud dies". The Star (Malaysia). Star Publications (Malaysia). 23 March 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Tan Sri Sulaiman Daud dies". The Sun (Malaysia). 23 March 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Dewan Rakyat Extends Condolences Over Sulaiman's Death". Bernama. 23 March 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
  6. ^ "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".