Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Tuanku Muhriz Is The New Yam Tuan Of Negri Sembilan

Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir, 60, has been proclaimed the 11th Yang DiPertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan.

The announcement was made Undang Luak Sungai Ujong, Datuk Klana Petra Datuk Mubarak Dohak at the Throne Room, Istana Besar Seri Menanti on Monday.

The proclamation of the 11th Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan was made following the demise of Tuanku Ja’afar ibni Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Rahman.

The appointment of the Yang Dipertuan Besar was made according to the “Adat Perpatih” of Negri Sembilan.

Tuanku Muhriz was appointed as the new Yang Di-Pertuan Besar from among the “Putera Yang Empat” (the Four Princes) in accordance with the state constitution in a simple ceremony here Monday.

The other three princes -- Tunku Laksamana Tunku Naquiyuddin Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar, Tunku Muda of Serting Tunku Imran Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar and Tunku Panglima Besar Tunku Nazaruddin Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar -- were also present.

On Sunday, the four Undangs (ruling chiefs) namely Undang Luak Sungai Ujong, Undang Luak Johol, Undang Luak Jelebu and Undang Luak Rembau together with the Tunku Besar of Tampin held a conference behind closed doors to elect the new Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan.

Born on Jan 14 1948, Tuanku Muhriz received his early education at Sekolah Menengah King George V, Seremban and continued at the Aldenhem School in Britain.

Tuanku Muhriz obtained his LLB from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Tuanku Muhriz,is the only son out of six siblings of the late Tuanku Munawir Tuanku Abdul Rahman with his consort Tunku Ampuan Durah Binti Tuanku Besar Burhanuddin.

Tuanku Muhriz is married to Tengku Datuk Aishah Rohani Tengku Besar Mahmud of Terengganu and they have three children: Tunku Ali Redhauddin Muhriz, 31, Tunku Zain Al’Abidin Muhriz, 26, and Tunku Alif Hussein Saifuddin Al-Amin, 23.

In 1967, Tuanku Ja’afar, who was Tuanku Muhriz’s uncle, was elected by the Undangs as the 10th Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan over him due to his youth after his father Tuanku Munawir Tuanku Abdul Rahman passed away.

Tuanku Muhriz is a businessman and a director of Bangkok Bank. -- Bernama


Anonymous said...

Since the demise, I tried and tried to search the former YD pertuan NS who died in 1967. Tuanku Munawir. But
cant find any pix or anything that can tell his years as the former ruler of NS.
Also, it is very interesting to note that Tuanku Kurshiah and Tuanku Najihah are sisters. Also Tunku durrah also their sister. Such a big family.
First Agong married the elder sister, his son, Tuanku Jaafar married the tuanku Najihah, the sister of Tuanku Kurshiah????
and Tuanku Munawir married Tunku Durrah another daughter of Tunku Besar Burhanudin????
Appreciate if you can get us all corrected in this part. Just wondering how they are related.

gulairawa said...

Hi anonymous 7.33. You can see a picture of Tuanku Munawir and read about him and others here http://www.royalark.net/Malaysia/negri7.htm

You're right about the connection of Tunku Kurshiah, Tunku Durah and Tuanku Najihah. They're Tunku Besar Burhanuddin's children and yes, one sister married Tuanku Abdul Rahman, and the other two married Tuanku Abdul Rahman's sons, which makes Tunku Kurshiah a mother-in-law to her sisters. However, Tuanku Najihah was born of a different mother than that of Tunku Kurshiah and Tunku Durah. See their connection here http://www.royalark.net/Malaysia/negri4.htm

Jason said...


You can find the late Tuanku Munawir's photo & genealogy here:


HH said...

Tried to get some info re Tengku Muhriz appointment as Yam Tuan of NS and came across your blog.Read a few and unable to fathom much except that you seem pleased with the result of the by election in KT. AT least this was one of those elections that UMNO could not "buy". In time i know that the "Malaysia Boleh" mentality will ensure that the Rakyat "boleh" put it across to Barisan - UMNO in particular - that their "used by date" has come.
With GAZA I beg to differ. When standing at the edge of a cliff, one needs to take a step backward. In the face of overwhelming force (the Jews and the Americans) would not the smart thing to do be for Hamas to back off, lick their wounds and regroup to fight another day?...or is the cause of Jihad uncompromisingly harsh and demands a fight to the end? I think Islam is poorer for this.