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Muhammad V of Kelantan

Biography

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Sultan Muhammad V steps down as King

Interview

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St Cross College, Oxford University confers King honorary fellowship

Speech

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Agong: People must safeguard unity

Reaction to

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Background of Sultan Kelantan Sultan Muhammad V

Answer to

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Agong's cheerful remark lightens the mood in Parliament

Sultan Muhammad V is a Malaysian royal who was the the Sultan of Kelantan and served as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia from December 2016 to January 2019. He was proclaimed Sultan of Kelantan on 13 September 2010, succeeding his father, Sultan Ismail Petra, who was deemed incapacitated by illness. He was proclaimed Yang di-Pertuan Agong on 13 December 2016. In an unprecedented move, Muhammad V became the first Yang Di-Pertuan Agong to abdicate the throne, effective 6 January 2019.