Younger days of DYMM Sultan Azlan Shah

The following photographs provide snippets of the life of DYMM Sultan Azlan Shah in his younger days:


DYMM Sultan Azlan Shah (standing second from right) and his mother, Toh Puan Dewangsa Khadijah binti Ahmad (sitting leftmost). (Photo:


DYMM Sultan Azlan Shah before leaving for England in 1950. (Photo: Arkib Negara Malaysia)


Photo of DYMM Sultan Azlan Shah (aged 21) published in the Sunday Times on January 1, 1950 with the caption, “Ruler’s son to be law student.” (Photo:


Graduating in law at the University of Nottingham in 1953. As a young prince, DYMM Tuanku had already set his sights on the distant future, already aware of the importance of education to the success of his future. (Photo:


DYMM Sultan Azlan Shah at 37 years of age on his appointment as High Court judge in 1965 – the youngest ever appointed to such a position in the Commonwealth. (Photo:

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