1972 in Malaysia

1972 in Malaysia

1972 in Malaysia
15 years of the nationhood


Federal level

*Yang di-Pertuan Agong: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah
*Raja Permaisuri Agong: Sultanah Bahiyah
*Prime Minister: Tun Abdul Razak
*Deputy Prime Minister: Tun Dr Ismail

tate level

*Sultan of Johor: Sultan Ismail
*Sultan of Kedah: Tengku Abdul Malik (Regent)
*Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Yahya Petra (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
*Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
*Sultan of Perak: Sultan Idris Shah II
*Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Abu Bakar
*Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
*Sultan of Terengganu: Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah
*Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Jaafar
*Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Tun Syed Sheikh Barabakh
*Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Haji Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Majid
*Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman
*Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah: Tun Pengiran Ahmad Raffae


* 1 February - Kuala Lumpur was accorded city status. Tan Sri Lokman Yusof became the first mayor.
* February - Queen Elizabeth II make its first official visit to Malaysia for the first time since independence on 31 August 1957.
* 19 June - TV Pendidikan, Malaysia's first and the only educational TV programme is officially launched.

National Day


Masyarakat Adil



* Victor Wong - Malaysian Chinese singers
* Eja (Siti Shahrizah bt Saifuddin) - Malaysian model and actress
* Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor - first Malaysian "angkasawan" (Cosmonaut)


See also

* 1972
* 1971 in Malaysia | 1973 in Malaysia
* History of Malaysia

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