Tunku Abdul Rahman

(1903—1990) prime minister of Malaysia

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Malayan statesman, Prime Minister of Malaya (1957–63) and of Malaysia (1963–70). A skilled negotiator, he secured Malayan independence from Britain (1957) and was one of the architects of modern Malaysia (1963).

Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

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