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Tengku Amir Shah
Raja Muda of Selangor
Preceded by Tengku Idris Shah
Personal details
Born 12 December 1990(1990-12-12) (age 31)
Pacific Presbyterian Hospital, San Francisco, United States of America
Occupation Military
Religion Sunni Islam

Tengku Amir Shah Ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (born 12 December 1990) is the current Raja Muda (Crown Prince) of the Malaysian state of Selangor. He is the son and heir apparent to the current Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.

Biography[]

Tengku Amir was born on 12 December 1990, as the third child and first son of the then Raja Muda of Selangor, Tengku Idris Shah. His mother, Cik Puan Nur Lisa Idris binti Abdullah (Lisa Davis before her conversion to Islam), was born in the United States.[1] As such, he has half American ancestry.

On 3 May 2002, aged 11, Tengku Amir was proclaimed Raja Muda of Selangor.[2] He is formally installed on 8 October 2016 at Istana Alam Shah, Klang.[3][4]

He attended Wellington College in the United Kingdom and graduated in 2009.[5] Tengku Amir graduated from the University of Leeds with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Ecology and Environmental Biology in 2014.[6] Afterwards, pursuing a military career, he went to Officers Cadet School in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, and rolled in Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey. He graduated in April 2016.[6]

He is a patron of a few charitable organisations, including Cheshire Home and the Raja Muda of Selangor Foundation (Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor) since 2003.[5]

Involvement in sports[]

Tengku Amir Shah is well known to be a sports lover and enjoys playing golf and cycling among other things. HRH joins a 25 kilometer cycling program, Selangor Industrial Ride 1.0 on 30 July 2017.[7] Tengku Amir also lead the Selangor leg of the Kuala Lumpur torch run leading up to 2017 Southeast Asian Games.[8]

Selangor FA[]

Tengku Amir Shah is the royal patron of the football team, Selangor FA.

On 23 December 2016, in his official instagram account, Tengku Amir suggested that Selangor FA to be revamped and for executive committee (EXCO) members who are involved in politics to step down from their post.[9][10] HRH followed up his statement with another instagram post, outlining seven steps that can be taken to rejuvenate the football team. In the statement, Tengku Amir said that although he is flattered by the support received by him from the people to take over Selangor FA, he believed that FAS requires someone with more experience to lead the body.[11][12]

On 31 May 2018, the departing president confirmed that His Royal Highness will take the seat on 3 July when he is scheduled to leave the sports body.[13][14][15]

Selangor Youth Community (SAY)[]

Selangor Youth Community is a non-government organisation founded by Tengku Amir. In an exclusive interview with Berita Harian, the crown prince stated that he started the program as an initiative to approach the youth in Selangor and discover their interest.[16]

Titles, styles and honours[]

Titles and styles[]

Styles of
Tengku Amir Shah
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir
  • 12 December 1990 - 21 November 2001: His Highness (Yang Amat Mulia) Tengku Amir Shah ibni Tengku Idris Shah.
  • 22 November 2001 – 3 May 2002: His Highness (Yang Amat Mulia) Tengku Amir Shah ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Al-Haj.
  • 3 May 2002 – Present: His Royal Highness (Duli Yang Teramat Mulia) Tengku Amir Shah ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Al-Haj, The Raja Muda of Selangor.

Tengku Amir's style and title in full is:

In Malay: Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Tengku Amir Shah ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Al-Haj, Raja Muda Selangor.

In English: His Royal Highness Tengku Amir Shah ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Al-Haj, The Raja Muda of Selangor.[17]

Military ranks[]

Honours[]

He has been awarded :[18]

Honours of Selangor[]

  • MY-SEL Royal Family Order of Selangor - DK I.svg First Class of the Royal Family Order of Selangor (DK I, 11 December 2016).
  • MY-SEL Order of the Crown of Selangor - Knight Grand Commander - SPMS.svg Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Crown of Selangor (SPMS, 11 December 2005).[19]
  • MY-SEL Order of Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah - Knight Grand Companion - SSIS.svg Knight Grand Companion of the Order of Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (SSIS, 2010).[19]

Honours of Malaysia[]

  •  Malaysia :
  •  Kelantan :
    • MY-KEL Order of the Crown of Kelantan - Star of Muhammad.svg Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Crown of Kelantan or "Star of Muhammad" (SPMK, 5 January 2011).[19]

Ancestry[]

References[]

  1. "Life's a simple and beautiful journey, says Sultan". Sultan of Selangor's Birthday. New Straits Times. 11 December 2002. pp. 6–8. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DkAhAAAAIBAJ&sjid=aHsFAAAAIBAJ&dq=sharafuddin%20of%20selangor&pg=1474%2C440681. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 
  2. "Tengku Amir Shah, 11, appointed Raja Muda of Selangor". Utusan Malaysia. 13 June 2002. http://www.utusan.com.my/utusan/info.asp?y=2002&dt=0613&pub=utusan_express&sec=Home_News&pg=hn_05.htm&arc=hive. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 
  3. "Tengku Amir takes Selangor crown prince oath". thestar.com.my. 8 October 2016. https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/08/tengku-amir-takes-selangor-crown-prince-oath/. Retrieved 27 February 2018. 
  4. "Tengku Amir Shah proclaimed Raja Muda of Selangor". malaysiakini.com. 8 October 2016. https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/358357. Retrieved 27 February 2018. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kee, Hua Chee (4 November 2009). "Prince Caring". The Star (Malaysia). http://thestar.com.my/lifestyle/story.asp?file=/2009/11/14/lifefocus/5090988&sec=lifefocus. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Royal Patron". http://www.yrms.org.my/about-us/royal-patron/. Retrieved 27 February 2018. 
  7. "Tengku Amir berkenan sertai Selangor Industrial Ride". Sinar Harian. 30 July 2017. http://www.sinarharian.com.my/sukan/tengku-amir-berkenan-sertai-selangor-industrial-ride-1.710751. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  8. "Tengku Amir Shah sempurnakan larian obor KL2017 di Selangor". BERNAMA. 5 August 2017. http://seagames2017.bernama.com/newsbm.php?id=1379191. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  9. "Raja Muda Selangor Desak Exco FAS Berundur". mstar.com.my. 23 December 2016. http://www.mstar.com.my/sukan/bola-sepak/2016/12/23/raja-muda-selangor-desak-exco-fas-berundur/. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  10. "News and development of FAS". Raja Muda Selangor. 23 December 2016. https://www.instagram.com/p/BOW6zoBAk8W/?taken-by=rmselangor. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  11. "7 Steps in rejuvenating FAS". Raja Muda Selangor. 15 February 2017. https://www.instagram.com/p/BQh9MNMFYPs/?taken-by=rmselangor. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  12. "Raja Muda Selangor garis 7 langkah pembaharuan FAS". Berita Harian. 15 February 2017. https://www.bharian.com.my/node/248732. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  13. "Tengku Amir calon terbaik". Kosmo!. 30 May 2018. http://www.kosmo.com.my/sukan/8216-tengku-amir-calon-terbaik-8217-1.681731. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  14. "Subahan confirms Crown Prince RMS will become next Selangor president". Fox Sports Asia. http://www.foxsportsasia.com/football/asian-football/malaysia-super-league/893963/subahan-confirms-selangor-crown-prince-rms-will-become-next-red-giants-president/. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  15. "Tengku Amir bakal terajui FAS?". Utusan Malaysia. 1 June 2018. https://www.utusan.com.my/mobile/sukan/bola-sepak/tengku-amir-bakal-terajui-fas-1.683247. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  16. "Tengku Amir Shah tubuh Football Selangor". Berita Harian. 26 March 2017. https://www.bharian.com.my/node/264234. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  17. "DYMM Sultan Selangor". Government of Selangor. Archived from the original on 19 May 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20110519083856/http://www.selangor.gov.my/main.php?Content=vertsections&SubVertSectionID=241&VertSectionID=3&CurLocation=10&IID=&Page=1. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 The Royal Ark, Selangor genealogical details, p.8
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Gigablog, Article about Tengku Amir Shah Archived 12 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine. mentioning the orders received.
Malaysian royalty
First
heir apparent
Line of succession to the throne of Selangor
1st position
Succeeded by
Tengku Sulaiman Shah Sultan Salahuddin
as Tengku Laksamana

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