Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah mangkat after suffering a heart attack at the Lumut District Hospital at 11.15 pm on 30 January 1984, after 21 years on the throne.
Before the royal funeral procession, the DYTM Raja Muda of Perak, Raja Tun Azlan Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuf Izzudin Shah, was proclaimed the new Sultan of Perak, the state’s thirty-fourth ruler.
Almarhum was laid to rest at the Al-Ghufran Royal Mausoleum on Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar.
Photo reference: Wan Hashim Wan Teh. DYMM Sultan Azlan Shah: Biografi Bergambar. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka; 1990.