Abdul Jalil of Perak

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Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Shah
Sultan of Perak
Sultan of Perak
Reign 17 January 1916 - 26 October 1918
Installation 7 September 1916
Predecessor Idris Shah I of Perak
Successor Iskandar of Perak
Born (1869-04-23)23 April 1869
Died 26 October 1918(1918-10-26) (aged 49)
Istana Negara, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, British Malaya
Burial Al-Ghufran Royal Mausoleum, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, British Malaya
Spouse Raja Nuteh Zahra (Jahrah) binti Almarhum Sultan Ali Al-Mukammal Inayat Shah Nabiallah
Issue Raja Yussuf (Raja Bendahara of Perak)
Tengku Zubaida (Tengku Ampuan of Selangor)
Raja Ambin
House Istana Negara, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak
Father Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I Ibni Almarhum Raja Bendahara Alang Iskandar Teja
Mother Raja Nuteh Aisha binti Almarhum Sultan Yusuf Sharifuddin Muzaffar Shah Ghafirullah
Religion Sunni Islam
Sultan Abdul Jalil Bridge at Kuala Kangsar

Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I Rahmatullah KCMG (23 April 1869 – 26 October 1918) was a 29th Sultan of Perak.[1] Perak was part of the Federated Malay States.

Early life[edit]

Raja Abdul Jalil was born on 23 April 1869. He was the eldest son of Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I ibni Almarhum Raja Bendahara Alang Iskandar Teja. He was appointed Raja Di Hilir in 1898 and later in 1907, became Raja Bendahara.

Sultan of Perak[edit]

In 1916, upon the death of his father, Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I, he was appointed as Raja Di-Hilir. Raja Abdul Jalil ascended the Perak throne in 1916 following the death of his father Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I Ibni Almarhum Raja Bendahara Alang Iskandar Teja.

Death[edit]

He died on 26 October 1918 and was given the post-humous title of Marhum Radziallah. He was succeeded by his half-brother - Sultan Iskandar Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Azzam Shah I Rahmatullah.

Legacy[edit]

The Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah Bridge which crosses the Perak River at Kuala Kangsar is named in his honour.

References[edit]

Preceded by
Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I Ibni Almarhum Raja Bendahara Alang Iskandar Teja
Sultan of Perak
1916–1918
Succeeded by
Sultan Iskandar Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I Rahmatullah