Yusuf Izzuddin Shah of Perak

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Yussuf Izzuddin Shah
Sultan of Perak
Sultan of Perak
Reign 27 March 1948 – 4 January 1963
Installation 16 April 1949
Predecessor Abdul Aziz of Perak
Successor Idris Shah II of Perak
Born (1890-01-15)15 January 1890
Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Federated Malay States, British Malaya
Died 4 January 1963(1963-01-04) (aged 72)
Istana Iskandariah, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaya
Burial 5 January 1963
Al-Ghufran Royal Mausoleum, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaya
Spouse Raja Ta’ayah Binti Almarhum Raja Abdul Hamid
Issue Raja Ekram (Raja Di-Hilir of Perak)
Raja Zairan
Raja Saidatuliz
Raja Dato’ Seri Baharom
Raja Azlan Shah (Raja Kecil Tengah of Perak; then Sultan from 1984 to 2014)
House Istana Iskandariah, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak
Father Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah
Mother Che’ Yong Sofia binti Muhammad Yunus
Religion Sunni Islam

Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Radziallah, KCMG (15 January 1890 - 4 January 1963) was the 32nd Sultan of Perak, a state in the current Federated Malay States.

Early life and education[edit]

Raja Yussuf was born on 15 January 1890 at Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak. He was the son of Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Mushidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah. Raja Yusuf was educated at Hogan School (later changed to Clifford School), Kuala Kangsar. He was appointed Raja Di Hilir in 1919 and later in 1921, became Raja Bendahara.

Sultan of Perak[edit]

In 1938, upon the death of his uncle, Sultan Iskandar Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Azzam Shah Rahmatullah, he was appointed as Raja Muda. Raja Yusuf ascended the Perak throne in 1948 following the death of Sultan Abdul Aziz Al-Mutasim Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Raja Musa.

Death[edit]

He died on 4 January 1963, aged 72, at the Istana Iskandariah, Kuala Kangsar, Perak and was posthumous title of Marhum Ghafarullahu-lah. He was laid to rest at Al-Ghufran Royal Mausoleum near Ubudiah Mosque, Kuala Kangsar.

He was succeeded by his cousin Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah Kaddasullah.

Legacy[edit]

SMK Sultan Yussuf in Batu Gajah and Sultan Yusuf Bridge in Batak Rabit is named in his honor.

Honours[edit]

Honours of Perak[edit]

Honour of Malaya[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Sultan Abdul Aziz Al-Mutasim Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Raja Musa
Sultan of Perak
1948-1963
Succeeded by
Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah Kaddasullah