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Encyclopedia > Hishammuddin Hussein

Dato' Seri Hishammuddin Bin Tun Hussein is a Malaysian politician and member of United Malays National Organization (UMNO). He is currently Malaysian Education Minister and was first appointed on March 30, 2004. The Malay language has a complex system of titles and honorifics which is still extensively used in Malaysia and Brunei. ... The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu in Malay, is the largest political party in Malaysia and a founding member of the Barisan Nasional coalition, which has ruled the country uninterrupted since independence. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1996, he was suspected of having a hand in violently breaking up the Asia Pacific Conference on East Timor (APCET).

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Background

He was born on August, 1961.He is the son of Tun Hussein Onn, the third Prime Minister of Malaysia and subsequently the grandson of Onn Jaafar. His grandfather Onn Jaafar was one of the founders of UMNO. Hishamuddin is also the cousin of the current Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak. Prior to his commencing his political career, Hishamuddin was formerly a lawyer with the large Malaysiam firm of Shearn Delamore. August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Tun Hussein bin Dato Onn (February 12, 1922-May 29, 1990)who is of 3/4 Malay & 1/4 Turkish(of Circassian extraction) ancestry was the third Prime Minister of Malaysia, ruling from 1976 to 1981. ... Dato Sir Onn Bin Jaafar (1895-January 19, 1962) was a Malay politician and a Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) of Johor in Malaysia, then Malaya. ... Dato Sir Onn Bin Jaafar (1895-January 19, 1962) was a Malay politician and a Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) of Johor in Malaysia, then Malaya. ... The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu in Malay, is the largest political party in Malaysia and a founding member of the Barisan Nasional coalition, which has ruled the country uninterrupted since independence. ... Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia (Timbalan Perdana Menteri in Malay) is the second highest political post in Malaysia. ... Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak (born July 23, 1953 in Kuala Lipis, Pahang) is the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia since January 7, 2004. ...


Family

His wife is the princess from the State of Pahang in Malaysia. State motto: no State motto Capital Kuantan Royal Capital Pekan Sultan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Chief Minister Dato Seri Adnan Yaakob Area 35,964 km2 Population  - Est year 2005 1,372,500 State anthem Pahang State Anthem Pahang (Jawi: Ú¨Ù‡Ú ) is the largest state in Peninsular Malaysia, occupying the huge Sungai...


Keris controversy

Hishammuddin's act of waving the keris (traditional Malay dagger) at the UMNO Annual General Meeting in 2005 drew applause from the UMNO delegates.
Hishammuddin's act of waving the keris (traditional Malay dagger) at the UMNO Annual General Meeting in 2005 drew applause from the UMNO delegates.

In 2005, Hishammuddin became notorious for waving the keris (traditional Malay dagger) at the UMNO Annual General Meeting. His reason for his action was to defend the principle of ketuanan Melayu (Malay supremacy) and to threaten those who opposed the Malay special rights as set out in Article 153 of the Constitution of Malaysia and in the social contract. Although applauded by the Malay delegates, the picture of Hishammuddin with the keris was widely ridiculed and parodied in the Malaysian blogosphere. Image File history File links Hisham_Keris. ... Image File history File links Hisham_Keris. ... A keris or spelled as kris in English is a symbolic weapon that is mainly used in Southeast Asian countries. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A keris or spelled as kris in English is a symbolic weapon that is mainly used in Southeast Asian countries. ... United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) Youth Chief Hishamuddin Hussein waving the keris (traditional Malay dagger) in defense of ketuanan Melayu. ... In 2005, UMNO Youth Chief Hishamuddin Hussein brandished the keris (traditional Malay dagger) in defense of ketuanan Melayu, the social contract and Article 153. ... The Constitution of Malaysia, comprising more than 180 articles, is the supreme law of Malaysia. ... The social contract in Malaysia refers to the agreement made by the countrys founding fathers in the Constitution. ... Blogosphere (alternate: BlogSphere or BloggingSphere) is the collective term encompassing all weblogs or blogs as a community or social network. ...


References

  • Ooi, Jeff (2005). "The 30% solution". Retrieved Nov. 17, 2005.

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