Abdul Razak Hussein

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Abdul Razak Hussein: Abdul Razak Hussein was a Politician of Malaysia. Abdul Razak Hussein was the 2nd Prime Minister of Malaysia. He introduced the new economic policy of Malaysia. Abdul Razak Hussein served as prime minister of Malaysia from 22 September 1970 to 14 January 1976. He served as prime minister until his death.

Full Name: Tun Haji Abdul Razak bin Dato Hussein.

Born: 11 March 1922 AD. Pekan, Pahang, Federated Malay States.

Death: 14 January 1976 AD. London, United Kingdom.

Wife: Rahah Noah.

Political Party: The United Malays National Organisation(UMNO).

Preceded: Tunku Abdul Rahman.

Succeeded: Hussein Onn.

First Life And Education: Abdul Razak Hussein was born in Pekan, Pahang on 11 March 1922. Abdul Razak studied at the Malay College Kuala Kangsar. He joined the Malay Administrative Service in 1939. Abdul Razak Hussein received a scholarship to study at the Singapore Raffles College in 1940. When world war II began his education was stopped. After world war II, in 1947, Abdul Razzak went to Britain to study law. In 1950, he earned a law degree. In Britain, he became a member of the British Labour Party. Abdul Razak was the student leader of the Malay Association of Great Britain. He formed the Malayan Forum. 

Political Life: In 1950, Abdul Razak joined the Malayan Civil Service. Later, he became the youth Chief for United Malays National Organisation (UMNO). After two years later, Abdul Razak served as the Assistant State Secretary of Pahang. In 1955, he became the Pahang’s, Chief Minister. At that time his age only 33 years old. In July 1955, Abdul Razak won a seat in Malaya’s first general elections. Later, he was appointed as the Education Minister. Abdul Razak formed the basis of the Malayan education system. In 1956. he was the key member of the independence of Malaya from the British. Abdul Razak has been responsible for the Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister since 1957.

Prime Minister of Malaysia: Abdul Rahman could not deal with ethnic Problems. There was a lot of criticism against Abdul Rahman. As a result, the Prime Minister resigned. Abdul Razak then issued an emergency. On 22 September 1970, Abdul Razak became the Prime Minister of Malaysia. He was served as the Prime Minister until his death.

Death: When Abdul Razak was ill, he was taken to London for treatment. Abdul Razak died in London on January 14, 1976.


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