- Megat Iskandar Shah (Sultan of Malacca)
Megat Iskandar Shah is the second
Sultanof Malaccaand also the son of Parameswara.
The position of Megat Iskandar Shah as the second ruler of
Malaccahas historically been contested.
In the 2005 book, "Admiral Zheng He & Southeast Asia" published by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Professor Wang Gungwu in his paper ‘The First Three Rulers of Melaka’ published in 1968, puts forward strong reasoning to support the fact that Megat is the second Malaccan ruler. This fact is recognised in Malaysian school text books.
Wikipedia readers are to note that both the Tomé Pires's "Suma Oriental" as well as the "
Sejarah Melayu" (Malay Annals) does not have references to Megat but describe that Iskandar Shah ( Parameswara) had ruled Malacca until 1424.
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