Raja Yong Sofia

Raja Yong Sofia binti Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-lah (born 24 June 1961) is the fifth child of the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah. She holds a master's degree in Administration from International University in London.[1] She worked for Bank Bumiputra.[2]

Raja Yong Sofia
Born (1961-06-24) 24 June 1961
Penang, Malaya
SpouseTunku Kamil bin Tunku Rijaludin
IssueTunku Aznal Shahabudin
Tunku Khaira Shahabudin
Tunku Amira Shahabudin
Tunku Maisara Shahabudin
Full name
Raja Yong Sofia binti Raja Azlan Shah
FatherSultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuff Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-lah
MotherTuanku Bainun Binti Mohd Ali
ReligionSunni Islam

Biography

Wedding

She married at Kuala Kangsar, on 5 December 1987, Y.M. Tunku Dato' Sri Kamil bin Tunku Rijaludin (of Kedah, born in 1952).

He is son of Tunku Rijaludin bin Tunku Muhammad (of Kedah), a first cousin of the late Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah, and his first wife, Raja Nur Azian binti Raja Harun Al-Rashid (of Perak), daughter of Raja Haji Harun al-Rashid of Perak, Raja Kechil Sulong, himself son of Sultan Sultan Idris Shah I of Perak, who is also Raja Yong Sofia's ancestor.[2]

Childhood

Raja Yong Sofia was born at Penang, Malaya, 24 June 1961 as the fifth child of late Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuff Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-lah, later Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak, and his wife Tuanku Bainun Binti Mohd Ali (herself a member of the Royal House of Perak and much fifth granddaughter of her husband's father Sultan Yussuff Izzuddin Shah of Perak)

His siblings are :

Descent

She has one son :

  • Tunku Aznal Shahabudin bin Tunku Kamil (of Kedah).[3]

Kamil of Kedah and Sultan Azlan of Perak (Yong Sofia's father) are second cousins :

  • Sultan Sir Idris Murshid al-Azzam Shah GCMG, GCVO (1887–1916) -- Marhum Rahmatu'llah , né Y.A.M. Raja Idris [Dris], Raja Muda.[4]
    • Sultan ‘Abdu’l Jalil Nasir ud-din Muhtaram KCMG, OBE ( – 20 January 1916 - November 1918) -- Marhum Radziallah [5]
    • Y.A.M. Raja Haji Harun al-Rashid, Raja Kechil Sulong (1882 - 10 May 1945) [7]
      • Y.M. Raja Nor Azian (of Perak) married Tunku Rijal ud-din bin Tunku Muhammad (of Kedah)
        • Y.M. Tunku Dato’ Sri Kamil (of Kedah), SPCM (19.4.1989), born 1953.[3]
          • Y.M. Tunku Aznal Shahabudin bin Tunku Kamil (of Kedah)

Honours

Honours of Raja Yong Sofia

She has been awarded:[2]

Honours of Perak

  • Member Second Class of the Azlan Royal Family Order (DKA II)
  • Grand Knight of the Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (the Perak Sword of State, SPCM, 19 April 1989) with title Dato' Seri
    • current ribbon of the decoration :

Honours of Tunku Kamil of Kedah

He has been awarded:[3]

Honours of Perak

  • Member Second Class of the Azlan Royal Family Order (DKA II)
  • Grand Knight of the Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (the Perak Sword of State, SPCM, 19 April 1989) with title Dato' Seri
    • current ribbon of the decoration :

Ancestry

References


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