Temenggung or Temenggong is an ancient Malay title of nobility, usually given to the chief of public security. The Temenggung is usually responsible for the safety of the monarch as well as the state police and army. The office was usually a stepping stone to the higher title of "Bendahara", or
Sultanate of Johor, the Temenggung was of the head of state between 1760and 1873. The full rendition was "Temenggung Seri Maharaja". Although the Temenggung was the head of the state's administration, the Temenggung held the kingdom of Johorand Singaporeby virtue of his being a vassalof the sultan, who resided in Riau. During that time, the sultan was practically a puppet. In 1873, "Temenggung" Abu Bakar declared himself as a maharajaand become an independent ruler. In 1885, he assumed the title of sultan.
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