Ungku Abdul Aziz
|Ungku Abdul Aziz|
|Born||Ungku Abdul Aziz bin Ungku Abdul Hamid
28 January 1922
London, United Kingdom
|Alma mater||Waseda University, Tokyo|
|Occupation||Vice-Chancellor of University of Malaya (1968-1988)|
Ungku Abdul Aziz bin Ungku Abdul Hamid (born 28 January 1922, London, United Kingdom) is a Malaysian economist. He is the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Malaya from 1968 to 1988 and he was awarded the title of Professor Diraja (Regius Professor) in 1978. Before he graduated with a PhD from Waseda University in Tokyo, he studied at English College Johore Bahru his secondary school.
Abdul Aziz is a cousin of Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas and Syed Hussein Alatas as well as Sultan Ibrahim of Johor on his father's side. His father was of Malay and Circassian descent, while his mother was English.
- Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize (Melayu: Hadiah Budaya Asia Fukuoka), 1993, Fukuoka, Japan
- Japan Foundation: Japan Foundation Award, 1981.
- International Co-operative Alliance : Rochdale Pioneers Award, 2007.
- "YM. Professor Diraja Tun Dr. Ungku Abdul Aziz" (in Malaysian). Retrieved 15 June 2012.
- Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas, MSA Library Online
- Taking root, branching out, DZIREENA MAHADZIR, 1 April 2007, The Star (Malaysia)
- Abid, Jaafar, pp66
- Japan Foundation Award, 1981., Japanese Foundation
- ica.coop ga2009-rochdale-award
- Reflections of Pre-independence Malaya, Mohamed Abid, Onn Jaafar, Published by Pelanduk Publications, 2003, ISBN 967-978-865-2
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