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The Genealogy of His Highnesses

Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah

The Genealogy of His Highnesses the Sultan of Kedah Darul Aman (1136-1988)

Kedah Darul Aman is one of the oldest states in Malaysia and in the Malay Archipelago. Its system of monarchy began 1,200 years ago when a Hindu-Buddhist Kingdom was formed. It is said that its first ruler was King Merong Maha Wangsa. The Hindu-Buddhist era ended in the 12th century with the arrival of Islam in 1136 A.D. The Royal lineage remains uninterrupted to this day, and His Highness Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, the present Sultan, is the 27th Sultan to rule the State.

The genealogy of the Kedah Sultanate since 1136 A.D. is as follows:

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1. Sultan Mudzafar Shah I
1136 - 1179
 
2. Sultan Mu'adzam Shah
1179 - 1201
 
3. Sultan Muhammad Shah
1201 - 1236
 
4. Sultan Mudzaffar Shah II
1236 - 1280
 
5. Sultan Mahmud Shah I
1280 - 1321
 
6. Sultan Ibrahim Shah
1321 - 1373
 
7. Sultan Sulaiman Shah
1373 - 1422
 
8. Sultan Ataulah Muhammad Shah I
1422 - 1472
 
9. Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Adilin I
1472 - 1506
 
10. Sultan Mahmud Shah II
1506 - 1546
 
11. Sultan Mudzaffar Shah III
1546 - 1602
 
12. Sultan Sulaiman Shah II
1602 - 1625
 
13. Sultan Rijaluddin Muhammad Shah
1625 - 1651
 
14. Sultan Muhyiddin Mansur Shah
1651 - 1661
 
15. Sultan Dziaddin Mukarram Shah
1661 - 1687
 
16. Sultan Ataullah Muhammad Shah II
1687 - 1698
 
17. Sultan Abdullah Al-Mu'adzam Shah
1698 - 1706
 
18. Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Halim Shah I
1706 - 1709
 
19. Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Adilin II
1710 - 1778
 
20. Sultan Abdullah Mukarram Shah
1778 - 1797
 
21. Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Halim Shah II
1797 - 1843
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22. Sultan Zainal Rashid Al-Mu'adzam Shah I
1843 - 1854
 
23. Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Mukarram Shah
1854 - 1879
 
24. Sultan Zainal Rashid Mu'adzam Shah II
1879 - 1881
 
25. Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah
1881 - 1943
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26. Sultan Badlishah
1943 - 1958
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27. Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah
1958 -          
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